Professional Development


2012: ‘Sex, Power and the Shadow’ a one day workshops exploring the reclamation of desire.

2000 to present: ‘Sensual Harmony’ one day workshops for women

2008 and 2009 Exploring the Sacred Feminine workshop at Living Awake Festival

2002 ‘The Power of Two – Relationship Renewal’ one day workshops for couples facilitated by Catherine Carter and Ash Hauser

2003 ‘Spirituality and the Sensual Self’ weekend workshop facilitated by Catherine Carter and Ash Hauser

1999 to present:  ‘The Dark Side – Jung’s concept of the Shadow’  One day workshop co-facilitation with Sam Luxemburg (Psychologist) and Catherine Carter. Experiential workshop exploring issues relating to the Shadow.

1996 ‘Sexuality for Women’ one day workshops for the empowerment of women

1992 ‘A Time to Come Together’ three day residential workshop on relationships for men and women

1991 to 1994 ‘Creative Harmony’ 3 day residential workshops on sacred journeys for women


2004 Creating Intimacy Group:  A year long  fortnightly group for single men and women on Tantra and conscious relating and communication

1995 Sexuality and Soul Group:  A year long fortnightly group for men and women, expanding on communication and relationship skills,  facilitated by Catherine Carter and Ash Hauser


2002 to 2005  Ongoing 2 hour evening Facilitation of Hoffman Process events for Graduates.


2011 & 2012  Urban Tantra Professional Training Program

2010  Civil Marriage Celebrant Reg # A13978

2005  Three, 4 day  bridging modules  in Diploma of Transpersonal Counselling for further course recognition

2003  ACER Certificate in Sandplay Therapies & Symbol Work

2001  Body Electric School, California Deep Tissue Massage Training

1996-97  Diploma of Transpersonal Counselling – 2 year part time course (RTO) with Ikon Phoenix Institute

1989 Federation of Australian Astrologers Certificate

1986-89 Astro-Synthesis Humanistic Astrology Training




1995 – 2003 Lux College of Counselling.  Teaching counselling techniques to first and second year students

2000 – 2003. Weekly one on one Student Supervision for second year students at the Lux College of Counselling

2001 – 2006  Phoenix Institute  – one day lectures in Genogram facilitation; Ritual, Myth and Meaning; Rites of Passage; the use of Ritual as a healing tool in Therapy

2001 to present  Official Counsellor for Students enrolled in the 2 year Diploma of Transpersonal Counselling at the Phoenix Institute of Victoria.

2012 – Guest teacher for Grad Dip students at  ACAP (Australian College of Applied Psychology)


Formerly – Sam Luxemburg (Psychologist)

Present –  ongoing Peer Group Supervision at ASSERT Vic  (Australian Society of Sexuality Educators, Researchers and Therapists)

Present – Armadale Counselling Centre ongoing Peer Group Supervision


Ruth Henderson (Psychologist, Somatic Psychotherapist)


2012 to present – Ethics committee member for ANTA (Australian National Tantra Association)

2009 to present – member of ACA (Australian Counselling Association)

2001 to 2008 – member SNTR (Society of Natural Therapists and Researchers)

1996  to 1998  member Epoc – Spirituality in Business Network

From 1985 to 1990.  Catherine was the Night Manager of The Last Laugh Comedy Club in Melbourne and in that time  was employed to manage up to 60 staff and performers and manage the venue, holding up to 300 patrons.

Catherine also worked as an improvisation actor for Theatre Sports in 1989, performing live in front of up to 500 people at St Martin’s Theatre in South Yarra. She also studied Improvisational theatre at Theatre of the Ordinary (TOTO) for three years in 1992 – 1995.


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