Do you feel as if
there is a battle
going on inside of
you and you have
no control...?

About Us

About Us

For most people life isn't the "happy ever after" that they dreamt about.  
What we do at Skills 4 Life is help you deal with the problems in your life so that they don't become too big, too complicated, too painful, and so they don't leave you feeling overwhelmed, depressed or out of control. 

Janine is a highly skilled therapist with almost 20 years experience as a counsellor / hypnotherapist, and more recently, as a psychologist.  She uses evidence based interventions from a wide of methods, (including psychology, counselling and hypnotherapy) to help her clients deal with issues ranging from relationship issues, depression, standing up for themselves, through to dealing with abuse and trauma.  She is a highly respected hypnotherapist from a unique background.  Here are a few details: 

Janine's Qualifications: 

  • Registered Psychologist:  PSY0001961812 
  • BA Psychology AND BA Honours 
  • Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy 
  • Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Holistic Counselling 
  • Certificate of Human Development and Communication 
  • Multiple qualifications in Counselling, including Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Body Based Psychotherapy, Steiner Counselling, Gestalt Counselling, Artistic Therapies... and more!  
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessing (TAE10 and TAA04) 
  • Multiple qualifications in Massage, Herbal remedies, Holistic Body Work (not currently providing body work services) 
  • Equivalent of Diploma of Business Management (Accounting) from NZ 

Professional Memberships & Affiliations: 

  • Past Training Roles: 
    • Head Trainer for the Academy of Counselling - Diploma of Counselling 
    • Trainer for Hypnotherapy Training Australia - Certificate & Diploma of Hypnotherapy 
  • Public Roles:  
    • Current:  Careers Counsellor at NSW TAFE 
    • Current:  Board Member of the Australian Society of Hypnosis (ASH) 
    • Past Registrar and Board Member of the Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists 
    • Past Treasurer for the Australian Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming 
    • Past office administrator for the Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists 
  • Current Memberships:  
    • Member of the Australian Psychological Society 
    • TheAustralian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapy (Registered Professional and Honorary Member)
    • The Australian Society of Hypnosis (ASH) 
  • Past Business Experience 
    • Experienced Financial Controller and Office Manager for a variety of companies.  
    • She is particularly skilled in systems analysis and "fixing things".  
    • She has worked in advertising, allied health, manufacturing and banking.  
    • These experiences have been invaluable to her work with executive and business clients.
About Janine

Janine considers herself a "Kaussie" (a Kiwi born Aussie).  She is a wife and mother of adult children.  Janine has a great sense of humour.  Her creed is that therapy should be fun - and her motto - "if we're not having a laugh, we are doing it wrong".  

About You… 
Is there some way that you would like to change, grow and succeed?  Janine can help you get results quickly, easily and effortlessly.  Contact the office today to make an initial appointment with Janine to discuss how she can help you. 

How to make an appointment... 

I am available at Riverland's Therapy at Blaxland on Thursdays (daytime or evening). Some appointments are available, by special arrangement in Penrith or Springwood.

To make an appointment with Janine Fraser, call

Riverlands Therapy Services on 02 4731 8111 or call me on my mobile 0408 40 45 41. 

If you want a quick (10 min) phone conversation with me before booking, let me know (either through the booking number, or by texting me) and I will call you back.  


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