President & Founder
Tina is the founder of The Blue Butterfly Institute. She is a survivor of childhood sexual trauma and domestic violence, and Tina has spent the last five years consciously healing the many layers of the impact of this trauma.
Tina was a high school English teacher in south-west Sydney for 26 years before leaving to pursue her business aspirations. Tina owns and runs Akashic Healing. Central to both businesses is the mantra, Empower Yourself.
Tina holds qualifications in a variety of fields, including a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and English), a Diploma in Education (Secondary English) and a Master of Arts in Writing. Tina is currently completing her Master of Counselling at the University of Canberra. She is a certified Reiki Master, EFT Practitioner, Life Coach, Holistic Counsellor, Meditation Teacher, Chair Yoga facilitator and Sound Healer.
Tina has had extensive and diverse Board experience in a variety of roles throughout her adult life. She has been Vice President of the Wollondilly Women in Business network, is an active founding member of the Wollondilly Women in Excellence Awards, and she is an executive member of the Australian Tapping Institute. Tina was President of Bradbury Ambarvale Football Club (2007 – 2012), a board member of Macarthur District Soccer Football Association, Secretary of Thomas Reddall High School P&C, and during the 90s, was actively involved in various committees at the local level for the Australian Labor Party.