We offer a personalised, non-judgemental yet effective approach. Having suffered themselves with Mental Health and Addiction issues in the past - our caring team of therapists are well equipped and knowledgeable in the field and are well known in Australia for their commitment to deliver their clients positive results in every session and program.
Life took an interesting twist for Ryan in 2014. After the breakdown of a marriage, financial problems and a lifetime of not having the tools to handle negative emotions, he found himself in the depths of drug addiction.
He was in a very dark place, using Ice & GHB everyday and running into trouble with the law.
However, he was not only able to crawl out of that black hole, but was to become the most peaceful & happy he had ever been.
This led him to completely immerse himself in how people end up in emotional pain and how it’s possible for anyone to be free from it.
This led him to opening The Centre for Healing (Formerly The Melbourne Centre of Healing, to help people who have found themselves in the pain he once was.
He has successfully helped many people in getting past their Addictions & Mental Health issues through his experience, understanding and knowledge.
co founder and therapist
On the outside life looked to be going well, but on the inside was another story. From a car accident, to losing a house and getting fired all in the span of 2 months then a few years later losing another house and finding myself in a deep depression and a reliance on alcohol and cigarettes.
I wanted to look deeper into why this pattern had kept occurring and why I was sad when I had good friends, my dream car and living on the beach.
I ended up reaching out for help, which was the turning point in my life. I walked out of the session seeing myself and the world in a positive light with a deeper understanding about all the patterns and negative emotions in my life.
I changed careers and have been helping people ever since. I have also spent the last 3 years researching life patterns and the associated emotions and have created a new methodology which turned out to be the most powerful on the market for addictions and mental health problems.
chanel de king
At the age of 22 I was in a good job, earning great money and in a relationship with a nice guy yet I found myself extremely unhappy to the point where I began to have occasional anxiety and panic attacks.
Eventually after months of struggling and telling myself things would never get better, I decided that I wasn't going to settle for the life I'd fallen into - one that would please others but not myself. So I stopped, took a step back and made small changes across all areas of my life, transforming it into one that I began to love.
It was then that I decided I wanted to help other people do the same which I have been doing ever since.
As I immersed myself deeper into all things personal development I learnt the importance of healing the past before being able to create a better future which is why I joined the team at The Centre for Healing (Formerly The Melbourne Centre of Healing) as their mission is to free people, one at a time by getting to the root cause and healing the past.
Most of my conscious memories from the age of 4 and the many years that followed all centred around a feeling of deep disconnect…. coupled with not good enough, not worthy enough, not pretty enough. Simply..... not enough.
I wore guilt and shame as if they were my first and middle name.
The deep sense of shame and guilt combined with the unattainable desire for perfectionism was a well-measured recipe for a fully-fledged eating disorder.
The failings of finding perfectionism, led me further into destructive behaviours that not only developed into an eating disorder, but in later years, toxic relationships with people, alcohol and also drugs.
I was doing anything I could to try and escape the pain.
When I finally found the courage to take action and get support, I went to psychologists, dietitians, naturopaths, group therapy, but it wasn’t until I started energy & spiritual healing that things really shifted. It gave me what nothing else could: a sense of wholeness and deep connection with self.
I felt I could truly heal on all levels.
I finally felt I had the freedom to be me.
Fast forward several years and I had gained the awareness that my personal journey was in fact my purpose and I trained in the modalities that were part of my healing, with a focus on Kinesiology.
In Kinesiology, we look at the body, mind and soul on every level. Because at the end of the day, that’s what’s needed for true healing to take place.
Kinesiology has absolutely changed my life; not to mention the lives of all my clients. I’d love to have you along for the journey, so you are able to experience the incredible benefits for yourself.
Growing up I always felt a sadness I couldn’t explain. I was always the life of the party, but deep inside I knew the party was a way to escape that sadness and feel connection.
Depression would come and go in my life from about 16 onwards. I took anti depressants and abused different substances in an attempt to control it. Again, it would find a way to rear its ugly head. All I could think about was getting that carefree feeling to stop the pain.
I started to study Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine and Nutrition looking for the answers. I loved helping people so much. I spent the next 20 years in the health industry helping other people get well, yet found it so hard to help myself.
As I got older, my vices stopped working for me and it actually made everything so much more worse. They weren’t fun anymore. I couldn’t function without them and I was a slave to them just to be normal.
I was desperate to be free of this disease and stop the cycle of addiction. I took the necessary steps and went through my own recovery-for the last time. I finally felt that sense of peace I had been chasing since I was a teenager. I decided then and there that I would make it my mission to help other people facilitate their own healing. It was while I was searching for a way to do this that I came across The Centre For Healing. I loved what they did so much I begged them to give me a job.
Having recovered from a lifetime of addiction, depression and anxiety helps me to have the compassion and understanding to aid people through addiction recovery, and the challenges that mental health can bring.
There’s nothing I love more than helping to facilitate healing within.