There is
HOPE
for every individual

Vision

There is HOPE

Mission

Healing Path to Wellness (HTPW), a registered Health Promotion Charity (HPC), exists to alleviate the symptoms of those living with mental ill-health, emotional distress, trauma, chronic pain and special needs; empowering a hope-filled life. This is achieved through an integrated pathway of support, healing and hope for every individual.

Michelle Sparrow

Therapy Co-ordinator and Art Therapist

Michelle Sparrow is an Art Teacher and Therapist. She has a Bachelor of Teaching/Visual Arts and a Diploma of Art Therapy. Michelle has spent three years in USA exploring the link between art and healing and worked for 5 years  with HPTW.

Craig Sparrow

Director

Craig Sparrow has a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Graduate Diploma in Divinity. Craig spent three years studying in USA exploring how to bring healing to those living with mental illness and chronic pain.  He has established three locations in the Hunter region over the past two years.

Cait McInerney

Client Services and Operations Coordinator

Cait McInerney is our Client Services and Operations Coordinator. She holds a Bachelor of Social Science with a Major in Human Behaviour. Cait has a passion for working with people, seeing them reach their full potential through healing and restoration.

Calandra George

Art Therapist

Calandra is an accredited art therapist through ANZACATA.  She has a Masters of Art Therapy together with an undergraduate degree in Social Work.  She is passionate to support participants through the creative process into improved emotional and mental wellbeing.

Clare Bray

Fitness Therapist

At the great age of 30 Clare became a dance aerobics instructor and now in her mid 40’s she has developed this passion for movement with Personal Training qualifications.  She can assist all ages with a variety of fitness and movement capacities. She has a Certificate III and IV in Fitness, and is accredited by the NHFA (National Health and Fitness Academy).

Elly Webb

Life Coach

Elly Webb is an accredited coach with a passion to see lives transformed and destinies realised. Elly has a heart to empower people to reach their full potential and make a difference in their world.

Josh Vine

Gallop Strength Finder Coach

Josh has a Bachelor of Education and is a registered Gallop Strengths Finder coach.  He is passionate to unlock confidence and potential in every individual helping them to understand their talents and next step in life.

Gail Vine

Gallop Strength Finder Coach

Gail has a Bachelor of Education and is a registered Gallop Strengths Finder coach.  She is passionate to empower clients to better understand themselves and enhance their relational connections.

Damien Cooke

Counsellor

Damien holds a Bachelor of Business/Commerce (Human Resources major) and an Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy. He has worked for 8 years as a Financial counsellor, and has been a support counsellor for Lifeline.  Damien is focused on helping people align with their unique purpose and offer tools to build confidence in any area of their life.

Garry and Kylie Hill

Sozo Counsellors

Garry and Kylie have been Sozo Counsellors for the past eight years.  Sozo (Greek word for healed) is a gentle yet powerful counselling model that enables an individual to re-connect with the love and truth of Father.  Gary and Kylie are passionate to help individuals, suffering from the effects of the past, experience hope.

Dr Amanda Reimann

Nutritionist and Herbalist

Amanda holds a Bachelor degree in Advanced Science and Arts and is vastly experienced working as a nutritionist and herbalist.  As a Biochemist, she did her PhD on the effects of oxidative stress in ageing and neurodegenerative diseases.  She is passionate about supporting the emotional well-being of her clients and educating people about the principles of natural health.

Valerie Milner

Mental Health Social Worker and Family Counsellor

Valerie is an experienced therapist with 24 years counselling experience.  She holds an honours degree in Social Work and has completed an Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy. She currently works in private practice with adults and couples and also provides professional supervision.  Valerie uses varying techniques and approaches in supporting her clients to achieve optimal outcomes for their circumstances.  She has a genuine desire to see people reach their full potential and to live authentic, fulfilling lives.  Valerie is committed to on-going professional development and ethical practice.

Chloe Threadgate

Counsellor

Chloe has completed a Diploma in Counselling, BA in Psychological Science and is currently completing her MA in Counselling. She has a passion for counselling all, with particular interest in mental health and young people.  She is also a chaplain in a primary school.

Fiona Mallard

Counsellor and Relationship Therapist

Fiona has a Bachelor of Arts and Graduate Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy. She has taught second year counselling students, is a counselling supervisor and has worked for The Salvation Army. She also works in private practice. Fiona uses various modalities in assisting clients to move towards increased insight and supported strategies for healing and greater wholeness.

Catherine Gray

Counsellor and Family Therapist

Catherine has a Bachelor of Science and a Masters in Health Science (Drug and Alcohol). She is an experienced DBT, CBT and ACT counsellor with 17 years of experience working at NSW Health Drug and Alcohol Clinic. She is able to provide assessment, case management, counselling and referral.