Meet Marg Garvan

Meet Marg Garvan

Marg Garvan is a qualified and practicing counsellor since 1996, possessing a Bachelor of Social Science (Social Welfare) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Transpersonal Psychotherapy. She is the director of Ghandarva Wholistic Counselling and Sandplay Therapy Training Australia.

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Transpersonal Psychotherapy
  2. Is a Reiki Master
  3. Conflict Resolution (Via NSW Community Justice)
  4. Voice Dialogue (Via NSW Community Justice)
  5. Sandplay Therapist and Facilitator (University recognised)
  6. Clinical member of ACA (Australian Counselling Association)
  7. Member of ACC College of Clinical Counsellors (CCC)

Marg’s Working History

In 1996 Marg Garvan established her own counselling practice in Thora NSW and in 2004 moved it to Richmond NSW where it still operates today (Ghandarva Wholistic Counselling Centre) where she works with children, adolescents and adults.

In 1999 Marg became a director and part owner of The Crucible Centre and in 2000 the Centre received accreditation from the Australian Government (via VETAB) for 2 courses they designed and facilitated:

  1. Transpersonal Psychotherapy – Post Graduate level
  2. Sandplay Therapy / Facilitation – Certificate level

(VETAB accreditation ceased in 2005 due to excessive fees and thus proving not viable.) In 2005 they gained course approval from ACA for a professional Diploma in Transpersonal Psychology.

Marg also ran personal development workshops for 12 years

In 2011 Marg established Sandplay Therapy Training Australia, which is dedicated to training professional counsellors in Sandplay Therapy. The training she provides is founded on the previous work and has been developed even further.

Marg has followed her instinct and passion into professional counselling (Ghandarva Wholistic Counselling Centre) working with the body, mind, spirit and the emotions to such expertise, that she can quickly identify her client’s issue’s and support them in making a positive transformation in their lives.

From Marg’s own experience, she sees the value in teaching skills to professional counsellors thus improving their ability to work with clients more effectively and not suffer “burnout” with new innovative techniques.

Sandplay Australia courses proudly display The ACA OPD approval.

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      Richmond
      NSW 2753
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      24 Old Bathurst Rd,
      Woodford, Blue Mountains,
      NSW 2778


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