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Here you will find the many graduates of Lead The Way AAI Institute.  Our graduates have undergone intensive assessments, and agree to follow the strictest ethical, safety and professional guidelines.  Lead The Way does not offer individual recommendations or endorsements, neither are graduates employees of Lead The Way.

Whats New? From 2019, all Certified Handlers will be listed in our Directory, including their level of certification!

Directory listings will include; the handler’s Certification Number and level (Certified Handler, Advanced Handler, Multi-Dog Handler or Practitioner) and will include the dog’s level of certification (Visiting, Advanced, Multi-Dog) and expiration date.

Art of Life Counselling and Art Therapy

Business Name: Art of Life Counselling and Art Therapy

Bachelor in Counselling
Associate Degree in Holistic Counselling
Advanced Diploma in Trans-personal Art Therapy
Trauma Informed Practitioner
Cert Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competency
Animal Assisted Psychotherapy

Services Offered: I specialise in trauma and confronting life experience recovery counselling. I also work with anxiety, grief and loss, somatic and psychogenic disorders and P.T.S.D. In our one hour sessions together, I will be by your side to safely navigate your recovery in the direction that you wish to go, at your own pace.
Contact Information
Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre Altona, Victoria, Australia 3018
Phone: 0401649967
Dog's Name : Moon Shadow
Dog's Breed or description : Staffy x Jack Russel, medium - small, black and white
Training Completed : Foundation
Certification Date (Most Recent) : 4/11/17
Certification Expiry : 4/11/19
Certified Since : 4/11/17

Note: This directory is intended as a general reference source of individuals who have completed our certification course(s), however please note that LTW makes no recommendation, endorsement or association with these individuals or businesses. Information provided should be carefully evaluated and users should make their own independent decision about their particular circumstances.  Health professionals working in Australia must carry registration with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency), and teachers must be registered with their state board. Other professionals may carry memberships with relevant professional bodies. We recommend all AAI practitioners hold membership of AAIAA (Animal-Assisted Intervention Association of Australia).