Counselling and Relaxation Training

Kylie Shacklock, associate at Working Mind, provides counselling and relaxation training for individuals via phone and Zoom.

Kylie is an EAP Counsellor, Gestalt Psychotherapist and medicare-accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over 20 years experience across the community, health, education and workplace settings.


Counselling and Psychotherapy

Kylie provides short term counselling and longer term therapy for individuals. Kylie works collaboratively with clients to develop awareness: supporting them to understand themselves more fully and compassionately so that they can bring greater choice and flexibility to resolving their current issues – and to their broader life experience.

Kylie’s core training is in Relational Gestalt Therapy and this approach underpins her practice. She is also influenced by her training and experience in mindfulness-based approaches and therapies.

Kylie has experience working with people wanting to address:

  • Stress, anxiety and worry
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Loss and grief
  • Life transitions
  • Work Issues
  • Identity, purpose and meaning
  • Personal development and growth.

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Learn to Relax

Learn to Relax is a skills-based stress reduction and relaxation training program. This unique six-session program gives you reliable methods to relax your body, calm your mind and feel more in control of your health and wellbeing.

Learn to Relax is grounded in the principles of mind-body medicine. Stress impacts our physical and psychological health – so Learn to Relax offers an integrated approach that addresses both the body and the mind. The program combines mindfulness-based stress reduction strategies with a range of deep relaxation methods including meditation, breathing practices and gentle stretching. The techniques offered in the program are evidence-based.

Learn to Relax can benefit people seeking to:

  • Reduce stress, tension and worry
  • Enhance concentration, resilience and personal performance, and
  • Manage stress-related health conditions including:
  • Anxiety and panic
  • Fatigue
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Chronic pain
  • Immune disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Digestive disorders
  • Mild to moderate depression.


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