Jana is of Australian and Maori (Nga Puhi) decent and appreciates all cultures and individuals, she resides on the Central Coast of NSW Australia with her husband, daughter, dog, cat – and an array of wildlife. She is a mother to two children; Micah who is held dearly in our hearts and Dawn Marama her little wild child. Jana is also an exhibiting/commissioned Artist, you may view some of her work at www.janamcleod.com.
Jana McLeod works with adults who are seeking support in navigating life changes, difficult circumstances or challenging experiences whilst giving reverence, compassion and support to the heart as it guides an authentic way forward.
Her work involves creative, therapeutic and practical resources drawn on her professional counselling and art therapy. She is informed by the teachings and modalities of psychotherapy, counselling, transpersonal art therapy, psychology and traditional healing practices such as; expressive and intuitive arts, traditional Maori Healing and world. Lens, bodywork and communion with nature/ecopsychology.
Jana has received specific training to support bereaved parents and women suffering pregnancy and post-natal anxiety with SANDS Australia, Red Nose and COPE – Centre of Perinatal Excellence.