Jackie Furey is known as one of Australia’s leading clinical psychotherapist and a specialist in relationships and Mental Health well-being. For the past 30 years Jackie has helped thousands of people in their personal and professional lives to deal more effectively and successfully with the challenges presenting in todays wonderful yet fast paced and ever-changing world.
Jackie’s work on ‘well-being’ – creating mental strength and emotional resilience has been presented in over 40 major cities around the world. This has resulted in her conducting over 25,000 hours of face to face consultations and having thousands of people benefit from her life-changing keynotes and workshops.
Jackie is university trained in counselling and psychotherapy, a clinical member of PACFA – the Australian governing body of Psychotherapists and Counsellors, a clinical member of AAOS - the Australian Association of supervisors enabling her to offer supervision to other mental health professionals and a member of eMHPrac (black dog institute) and The Ethics Centre.
She also hosted Australia’s much-loved radio talk back relationship show on Mix 106.5 Sydney for 5 years and was a weekly guest on the morning show for channel 9.
Jackie’s wellness experience also covers meditation (which she has practiced and taught) for over 30 years), conflict resolution, interventions for drug and alcohol issues and facilitating support groups for people struggling with addictions and mood disorders. Jackie regularly offers her time pro bono to support people working at the coal face in charities and community centres.
Jackie’s vast experience along with her skill as an accomplished presenter is able to have people drop their defenses, open their minds, strengthen their hearts and face life forward.
Jackie has dedicated her professional life to Mental Health and Well-being.
The World Health Organisation describes mental health as a ‘state of well-being’ in which every individual is able to realise their own potential, can cope with the stresses and challenges of life, can work productively therefore being a fully functioning and contributing member of society.