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Alistair McKinnon
Somatic Therapist for Individuals and Couples,
Communication & Embodiment 
Trainer and Coach



International Certification as a trainer of Nonviolent Communication (NVC)

​International Certification as a Focusing Professional

Graduate of Hakomi Psychotherapy – A mindful somatic approach.

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy - Externship and Core Skills A & B

Completed Training


Trauma to Dharma – Level 1

Byron Katie’s ‘The Work’ Facilitation.

Stepping Stones - Internal Family Systems.

Embodying NVC

Embodying NVC Coach Training

Chi for Two – The Energetic Dance of Relationship


Training still in progress as part of Professional Development

HEART – Hakomi Embodied Awareness Relationship Training

Embodied Processing

Professional Memberships

The Center for Nonviolent Communication (USA)

The International Focusing Institute

International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Brisbane Centre for Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Melbourne Centre for Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Other Studies & Interests


Rupert Spira, Adyshanti, and Eckhart Tolle among others.

Polyvagal Theory

Lomilomi – Ancient Hawian spiritual massage

Kriya Yoga - incorporating breathwork, movement and meditation


The Wheel of Consent

All things on the subject of Relationships

Bushwalking - spending time in nature.


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