Meg Odgers

Hello, I’m Meg and I am thrilled to be able to offer sessions at Yoga Therapy Geelong.

 

I also work as a Psychologist at Barwon Health, outside of my day job and work with Yoga Therapy Geelong, I study, practice and teach the wisdom of Yoga.

 

Whilst completing my postgraduate training at Deakin University in 2018-19, I started teaching Jivamukti Yoga classes at Yoga Dojo. 

 

As the research component of my postgraduate training, I completed a qualitative research thesis on the acceptability of yoga therapy when it was offered in addition to cognitive-based therapy as a treatment option for anxiety and depressive disorders. From the stories I heard as a clinical researcher, I appreciate the barriers commonly experienced by people accessing mental health treatments, as well as the thirst for complementary mental health treatment options, like Yoga Therapy, within our community.

 

I have certification in Trauma-Sensitive Yoga and incorporate trauma informed principles into all of my sessions to ensure your safety and empowerment. You can read more about my qualifications and experiences below.

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Qualifications

Master of Psychology (Clinical), Deakin University

 

Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher (300 hours)

 

Certified Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher 

Experience

Jivamukti Yoga Teacher 

 

Full-time practicing Psychologist (Clinical Psychology Registrar) 

Memberships

Australian Psychological Association (MAPS) 

 

Yoga Australia

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