Specialising in Inclusive, trauma-informed, culturally safe counselling & consulting services
Indigenous Healing Practitioner & Academic
L-J Phoenix Singh is a proud Aboriginal woman of the Quandamooka and Wiradjuri Nations. LJ is First Nations Healing Practitioner, lecturer and researcher.
LJ currently lives on Wadawurrung Country but has a strong link to Meanjin and Yugambeh country.
LJ has spent the past eight years providing culturally safe and trauma-informed counselling and advocacy for First Nations women, children and families, with a strong focus on working with those engaged with the child protection, out-of-home care and criminal justice systems.
LJ is an active member of the Western Melbourne First Nations Community a sits on the Board Koling wada-ngal Aboriginal Corporation and Wunggurrwil Dhurrung Centre.
Working from an anti-oppressive and intersectional perspective, she hopes to actively decolonise therapeutic spaces by providing affordable, accessible, culturally safe counselling and advocacy that authentic trauma-informed care through traditional healing practices and by sharing, caring and renewal.
She has inspired LJ’s commitment to providing trauma-informed therapeutic care lived experiences as a victim/survivor and her family’s experiences with out-of-home care and child protection.
By acknowledging the collective trauma of historical events associated with colonisation and its implications on Indigenous families, we as practitioners can create safe spaces that promote strength, autonomy and connection through storytelling and collective healing.