About Heartwork



“Real safety is your willingness to not run away from yourself.”

Pema Chodron



Heartwork is an integrated and embodied therapeutic approach developed by Alison Lee.

Heartwork has been informed by Alee’s 20+ years of field work, practice, study in the following areas:

  • Trauma Informed Care & Practice
  • Expressive Therapies
  • Sandplay & Symbol Work
  • Deep Ecology & Eco Pscychology
  • Co-Cultural Collaboration and Spirituality
  • Feminist, Queer, Human Rights informed Practice
  • Gestalt
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation

Through a blend of deep listening, creative play and mindfulness practices Heartwork gives access to insight, freedom and self expression.

Heartwork Counselling, Groups and Supervision raise awareness of what supports quality of life, relationships and change.

Heartwork is a unique, creative and powerfully transformative approach to therapy.

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Pema Chodron

“Gloriousness and wretchedness need each other. One inspires us, the other softens us.”