Hi, My name is Natalie Meade, Manager HBEC.
Who am I?
On the surface I am the creator and manager of the Hunter Birth Education Centre.
Deeper, I am a woman passionate about learning, education, womens’ birthing power and our amazing brains and bodies.
On the surface, I am highly educated and qualified.
Deeper, I am a questioner, a curious human, a challenger of the status quo.
On the surface, I am a mother and a partner.
Deeper, I am a consciously caring and nurturing person. I deeply value intimacy and trust in all my relationships.
On the surface, I am an active volunteer and fundraiser within local birth groups and birth education events.
Deeper, I am passionate about community connection and community mutual support.
On the surface, I offer birth education, birth support and counselling, hypnosis and mindfulness for birth and relationship/intimacy coaching.
Deeper, I bring people closer to themselves and to each other.
I hope we meet – some day soon,
Creator and Manager, Hunter Birth Education Centre.
0406 934 645
For more detail on my qualifications please see below,
Bachelor of Advanced Science with Distinction Honours (1997) University of NSW
Graduate Diploma of Psychology (2010) Sydney University
Diploma of Education (2007) University of NSW
Childbirth Educator Certification, HypnoBirthing Institute, 2009.
Graduate Diploma of Counselling within the Masters of Counselling and Psychotherapy Jansen Newman Institute, Sydney
Certificate of Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy, Academy of Applied Hypnosis.
Hypnobirthing Antenatal Program and Birth Skills Training, HypnoBirthing Institute, Gold Seal Mongan Method (2009-2017)
Couples ‘Love Works’ Educator, the Australian School of Tantra.
Admin leader and meetings facilitator of the “Positive Birth Movement Newcastle” Community group.
Clinical Member, Australian Hypnotherapists Association (AHA) (Member No: CM2015098)
Past Supervisor Co-ordinator and NSW Treasurer, Australian Hypnotherapists Association (NSW)(2010-2016)
Registered Practitioner and Ambassador, HypnoBirthing Institute.(2009-2017)
Lifeline Telephone Crisis Supporter (2007-2012)
Lifeline Training Facilitator (2013).
Auburn Council ‘Lifelong Learning’ HypnoBirthing Course Facilitator
Mental Health First Aid Certificate (2010)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Certificate (2012) ASIST Living Works Training
NLP Training, Further Education Sydney University Courses.
Mindfulness Training, Further Education Sydney University Courses.
Dance for Birth, Level one practitioner training completed 2015, Embody Birth, Maha El Musa.