About Carmela


BSocSc, Dip.Hol Counselling,

Cert. Counselling, RMT, PMP, CMP 

Carmela is a qualified holistic trained Counsellor, Energy Therapist & Trainer and Past Life Regressionist with experience working with individuals and organisations. She provides high quality and affordable services on Mornington Peninsula, greater Melbourne, interstate and overseas. 

Carmela's counselling style is warm, respectful, open and empathic. Her approach is centred on working collaboratively with clients to ensure ownership over their counselling experience.  Carmela draws from a range of interventions both western and eastern, to meet the needs of each individual client to better understand and manage the challenges associated with mind and body. These include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Solutions Focused

  • Mindfulness based CBT

  • Past Life Regression (PLR)

  • Energy Therapy - Reiki (Usui Natural System of Healing)


Carmela has experience in the areas of:

  • Depression, Anxiety

  • Anger management

  • Trauma

  • Addictions

  • Grief and loss

  • Stress management

  • Divorce and separation

  • Chronic disease and lifestyle choices

  • Work-related difficulties - job stress, transition and workplace issues

  • Sleep disturbance

  • Self-esteem


Qualifications & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Melbourne University)

  • Diploma Holistic Counselling (Natural Energies College)

  • Graduate Certificate Counselling & Psychotherapy (Cairnmillar Institute)

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (Psychwire)

  • Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique (QHHT) Level 1 

  • Beyond Quantum Healing (BQH)

  • Reiki Master | Teacher (Usui Shiki Ryoho method)

  • Mindfulness Facilitator (Mindfulness Matters Australia)

  • Organisational Change Management Professional - CMP (PM-Partners Group)

  • International Project Management Professional - PMP (Project Management Institute)

Client Testimonials

'Carmela has changed my life in so many ways. I was struggling and without direction. I played small because l didn't know how to get out of this limiting mindset. She guided me gently and opened a space of compassion and connection. I am so thankful and grateful of her skills to open a heart like mine that was closed for so long due to grief and childhood neglect. Thank you Carmela for what you do. She is amazing'.

~ Stephanie B, Mornington

Location: Mornington, Vic, Australia

E: soulworks@opel.com.au

M:  0418 179 569

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