LifeWell Central is a faith-based service centre of Enfield Baptist Church which aims to help people live life well through access to high quality care and recovery services for the whole Person (Emotional, Physical, Spiritual) delivered on an individual or small group basis.
Through an integrated service approach, LifeWell Central enables people to grow and change in an atmosphere of care and acceptance. We offer personal counselling, massage therapy, social work, nutrition & family therapy, as well as mediation/conflict resolution. Services are available for both adults and children. Our aim is to give quality service as we endeavour to help people bring wholeness to their lives and to help them Live Life Well. Check out our range of care practitioners to see who might be best able to support you.
To make a tax-deductible donation to the LifeWell Public Gift Fund, go here.
Please note: The use of the term "practitioner" does not imply registered health practitioners.
LifeWell Counselling is an ethical and professional service which is part of the LifeWell approach to holistic care and is available for individuals, couples, families and children.
LifeWell Massage is an ethical and professional service which is part of the LifeWell approach to holistic care.
Individuals and Groups.
LifeWell Nutrition offers a holistic approach for living life well.
LifeWell Central provides a range of courses that have been desigined to meet the needs of people searching for wholeness.
Natalie has over 14yrs experience in supporting and facilitating change for children, young people and their families, who are enduring and adapting to significant life challenges and hurdles. Some of these challenges include supporting
and facilitating the management of escalating and challenging behaviours, self-soothing and emotional regulation, anxiety, control battles, defiance, hypervigilance, hyperactivity, tantrum’s, facilitating the building of healthy
identities, compliance, age appropriate boundaries, structured routines and the implementation and management of inclusive disciplinary strategies.
Natalie has also worked in consultations and collaborations with psychologists, school staff, medical practitioners, primary and secondary health workers, to develop strategic approaches to manage highly challenging behaviours in community,
school and home.
Natalie’s combination of studies in psychology, personal experience and work with children and young people, has highlighted how invaluable support and understanding are, especially when a solution is not clear or available. Experience
has taught Natalie to think outside the square in finding possible solutions to difficult situations, or simply a way to endure the challenges. It has taught her to assess each situation as different and unique; to not judge; and
it enables her to view life situations, circumstances, and challenges through multiple lenses. It has been Natalie’s experience that understanding what lies beneath a challenge, along with a relational knowledge of a child,
young person and their family enables her to come up with and facilitate strategies to support and facilitate change.
Natalie has been married for 18 years and has 3 children (17 yrs, 18 yrs & 21yrs).
Hi, my name is Ali Friedrich. I am an accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over 18yrs experience working with families, couples and individuals, who have struggled with life challenges.
I have extensive experience in counselling children who struggle with a wide range of social and emotional issues, as well as working closely with parents, relatives and Carers who are supporting young children. These issues include the impact of Domestic Violence, Attachment disruptions, Grief and loss, Anxiety issues and disruptive behaviours.
I migrated to Australia from India in 1972 with my parents, and have experienced a range of challenges growing up. I have an understanding of a range of life challenges including: looking and feeling different from other children and struggling at school; in my early 20's becoming a wife and mother and all the challenges that it brings, and now a grandmother.
My passion is to support parents who have young children because the early years of a child's life contain the building blocks to their adult life.
Mobile: 0404 666 392
Karen is an ACA accredited Counsellor with 20 years of experience and is motivated by a genuine desire to support individuals, couples, families and children to build resilience and to reach their full potential in their relationships and in their lives.
Karen responds to the needs of the whole person – mentally, emotionally and spiritually and uses a wide range of modalities to achieve positive outcomes and believes that all individuals are unique and should be treated with compassion, dignity and respect.
With many years of experience, Karen has worked with a wide range of issues some of which include:
Grief and loss – Lifestyle change – Relationship Counselling – Family Counselling – Communication and Conflict Resolution – Suicide – Relaxation
Using a reflective and strengths based approach Karen has a warm and engaging manner and works to create a sense of trust, resilience and hope.
Karen is also an ACA Accredited Clinical Supervisor
Carol has been counselling for 10 years. Previous to this Carol spent 18yrs in full time ministry. Carol studied through AIFC Australian Institute of Family Counselling (Christian) and is continuing with further study.
Carol counsels in • Marriage, pre Marriage •Family Counselling • Divorce, • Grief and Loss • Depression • Anger management• Anxiety • Sexual Abuse • Addictions- Pornography - Alcohol • Eating disorders• Communication • Dealing with difficult people and more.
She also runs support groups for Lifewell. Carol is a Counselling Supervisor registered with ACA. She is a public speaker, married for 33 years with 3 adult sons and is now a grandma.
Mobile: 0410 567 479
Ian is a Counsellor and Mediator who delivers a tailored and compassionate approach to every one of his unique clients. He loves being in the presence of creation and has recently taken up sky diving as a hobby.
Ian is an academic teacher, professional counsellor, clinical supervisor, and national accredited mediator who has been working in the field of counselling, teaching, and team developing since the late 90’s. His expertise has helped many people and groups develop new ideas, skills, and achieve common goals.
Ian is a full member of the Resolution Institute, an NMAS Nationally Accredited Mediator, registered as a FDRP with the Federal Attorney General’s Department, a Referred Mediator for the Supreme Court, and a Clinical Member of PACFA.
Some of Ian’s areas of expertise are:
After hours surcharge - $20.00
Daniel’s approach to life as well as therapy has evolved from his experiences having grown up in three countries. Although no struggle is the same between one individual and another, he believes we share a common pain that is both deep and universal, despite the circumstances. His purpose is to support anyone who seeks strength and courage, not only to survive hurt and fear but also to thrive and find joy so that everyone can learn to grow in power, love and a sound mind.
Daniel works with a therapy dog called Chip whose hair does not shed. Please let Daniel know in advance if anyone attending counselling is afraid of or allergic to dogs.
Call 0423131372 and speak with Sarah to enquire about rates or book appointments.
Nicola has worked as a counsellor and therapeutic specialist in the human services sector for the past three decades. She has also managed a diverse range of therapeutic programs with asylum seekers, former young refugees, Aboriginal and marginalised young people and their families.
Nicola is an experienced practitioner with expertise in trauma counselling, drug and alcohol counselling, child and youth counselling and working with marginalised groups. Her specialization is in counselling children and youth using an integrated counselling approach with modalities such as expressive therapies, trauma informed body and mind practices and Interactive Drawing Therapy. She is also an experienced therapeutic group work practitioner and facilitator using music, narrative therapy and creative mediums to address client needs.
In the past decade, Nicola has been committed to developing the work at Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Services. She was the Team Leader of the Child and Youth Program which provides counselling services to South Australia schools, the mental health sector and the community.
Currently Nicola is an adjunct academic at Flinders University in the School of Social Work, co-teaching and tutoring in a subject, ‘Interventions with Children and Youth’. She is a registered Counsellor with PACFA, has a small private practice and is a pastoral care worker/counsellor in an inner north primary school with a high refugee population.
Nicola is also a student at the University of Notre Dame undertaking her Doctorate in Counselling. Her research focus is on expressive therapies, young refugees and trauma.
Anna has recently celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary and is a mother of three daughters.
She studied at the Australian Institute of Family Counselling (AIFC), achieving an Advanced Diploma, and vocational graduate certificate in both individual and family therapy.
Anna is also a member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).
She has been counselling for almost 10 years focusing on marriage, relationships, grief & loss, depression & anxiety, abuse & trauma, addiction and much more.
Mobile: 0403 561 644
Emotional, psychological, and spiritual healing are essential for the health and well-being for the individual navigating through the complexities of life. Will's passion for individual counselling also includes helping others discover
their authentic and true self. His search for this has led him to wrestle with his dual Australian-Asian identity, his family's migration story, and work through childhood wounding. Since 2011, Will has supported men and women
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My name is Jill and I have recently completed a Certificate IV in Relaxation Massage through the Evolve College in Norwood, South Australia. I am a registered therapist with The Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS) and I
am pleased to be joining the growing number of professional LifeWell care practitioners, to compliment the services that they already provide.
Relaxation massage calms and soothes the body by using rhythmic, long, flowing strokes and a gentle touch to help calm your body and mind, allowing you to stop and unwind, performed at the client's chosen pressure.
Relaxation massage quietens the nervous system and encourages the release of feel-good endorphins; it improves blood circulation, lowers blood pressure, relaxes muscle tension, reduces pain, helps you get a better night’s sleep, all
while promoting general overall well-being.
Touch therapy is an important part of healing the whole person and it is a privilege to provide this service at LifeWell.
I am a passionate mum, wife and LifeWell ambassador. I have been married for over 20 years to my best friend and have three grown children whom I adore.
Mobile: 0439 867 209
LifeWell is continually looking for resources and courses that allow people to "Live Life Well".