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About Paula

Paula obtained her degree in occupational therapy in South Africa before immigrating to Australia in 1977, where she worked clinically and academically as an occupational therapist until 1994.

 

A change of direction, saw Paula complete a diploma in Feng Shui and geomancy in 1995 following which she consulted in those modalities to homes and workplaces, gaining a solid reputation for her skill, knowledge and positive results.

Education

1968-1972

Stellenbosch University

Cape, South Africa

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy 

Although Paula had learnt Afrikaans to a high level at school, during much of her first year at an Afrikaans university she had no idea what was going on, and was told to stick to one language per sentence in future exams!

1995

The Australian Institute of Feng Shui and Geomancy

Melbourne, Australia

Diploma of Feng Shui and Geomancy

Further studies in Feng Shui and Geomancy 1996, 97,98 & 99 with various teachers and masters, including Master Joseph Yu, a physicist who initially studied feng shui in order to disprove it, but was so impressed by it that he made it his career.

1990–2007

Various locations

Other professional and personal development:

 

Paula’s interest in metaphysics, health, nature and philosophy led to ongoing reading and attendance of workshops, courses, groups and lectures.

The courses and workshops which proved particularly useful in her Feng Shui and healing work include: 

Reiki 1 & 2  (Beth Gray) 1990

Chironic Healing and advanced Chironic Healing  (Trevor Creed) 1994

Psychic Development  (Lorraine Benham) 1994

Metaphysics  (part of diploma course at Australian College of Metaphysical studies)

3 weekend courses on Shamanism 1990, 1994, 1996

Courses based on the practices of indigenous Australians and North Americans.

Meditation:  Transcendental 1973, Buddhist 1987, Sahaja yoga 1992, and others

Year long membership of Dr Peter O’Connor’s Jungian dream group 1992

Qi Gong 1995-6  (Jack Lim, Tong Li)

Jean Houston weekend  1993

Transpersonal Psychology  C.A.E. 1988

Reiki Master Course 1997

Flower of Life 1999

Geobiology 1999

(Records not kept after 2000, but learning continued)

Course on awakening with Jim Dreaver at Esalen Institute, California 2007

Other short courses dabbled in, which helped to provide a background of understanding, cover topics including:

Homeopathic first aid, conflict resolution, gestalt, NLP, art, body- psyche connections, Ayurvedic medicine, wellness, stress management, organisations, empowerment, personality types, parent effectiveness training, marriage and family educator’s training, diet & health, and many workshops and lectures through the Melbourne C.G.Jung Society.

 

Now in her 70’s, Paula can confidently say that the biggest source of education has been life itself.

Experience

Vocational

Paula was exceptionally lucky to have 2 long careers she passionately enjoyed. After her work as an occupational therapist for almost 20 years, Paula was a feng shui and geomancy consultant, and healer, and ran spiritual development groups. She retired from onsite consulting in 2011.

 

Life

Family, dogs, writing, meditation, metaphysics, gardening, travel, and sustainability.

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