“The seed of suffering in you may be strong,
but don’t wait until you have no more suffering before allowing yourself
to be happy.”
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Louise Pennant is a registered psychologist with 15 years experience, which has been gained in a wide variety of settings including private practice, community-based services and government departments. Louise has worked in a private practice on the Gold Coast for the past few years at The Lakeside Rooms in Robina, whilst also consulting at a residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre. In 2009 Louise branched out and opened her own practice in tranquil Mudgeeraba.
Posessing a keen interest in health-related issues, Louise completed her Masters Degree in Health Psychology, focusing on the psychological factors related to ill-health, health and well-being. Through her studies she developed a special interest in working with addictions – food, alcohol and drugs – and has worked hard to understand the complexities involved in helping people to make positive changes in their lives.
Passionate about her work, Louise shares in the delight of achievement when people gain insight and awareness, implement changes and achieve their goals. Her passion for improving people’s mind-body relationship has ultimately driven the creation of the Flourish Health and Happiness Programs.
Louise was recently interviewed by the Gold Coast Bulletin, read her interview here (pdf).