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My credentials...

“Learning is finding out what you already know.  Doing is demonstrating that you know it.  Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you.  You are all learners, doers, teachers” ~ Richard Bach


I am a highly qualified and experienced:

  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Trainer
    and Master Practitioner
  • Diagnostic Thought Field TherapyTM (TFT) Practitioner
  • Clinical Hypnotherapist 
  • Jikiden Reiki Practitioner (Shoden and Okuden)
  • Motivational Maps® Authorised Practitioner
  • Touch for Health (TFH) Practitioner and 
    TFH Synthesis I-IV Instructor
  • International College of Professional Kinesiology Practice (ICPKP) Kinesiologist

PS if this jargon doesn't mean much to you, please go to Modalities which has more information on each technique and how it can be used to help!


I'm extremely grateful and thankful for having had the amazing opportunity of being personally taught by some of most inspiring teachers and often founders in their fields:

  • Dr. Richard Bandler, the co-creator of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and one of the world's most renowned hypnotists and authors
  • John La Valle, NLP Master Trainer and President of the International Society of NLP
  • Paul McKenna, international best-selling author, NLP Trainer and hypnotist
  • Michael Neill, international best-selling author, Life Coach and NLP Trainer
  • Kevin Laye, progressive therapy practitioner, Hay House author, TFT Algorithm Trainer and Developer of Psychosensory Techniques and Principles (Psy-TaP)
  • The late Dr. Roger Callahan, the founder and developer of Thought Field Therapy (TFT) and Joanne Callahan, his wife and co-developer, and President of the TFT Foundation 
  • Master Tadao Yamaguchi, son of Chiyoko Yamaguchi, who trained in Jikiden Reiki with Hayashi-Sensei, the student of original founder of Reiki, Mikao Usui from Japan
  • James Sale, founder of Motivational Maps® UK
  • Vicky Ross, a leading Hypnotherapy trainer and motivational speaker in the UK
  • Anna Finlayson, qualified trainer with the Centre for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) UK
  • Geoff Rolls, NLP Assistant to Richard Bandler and Trainer, Touch for Health (TFT) Instructor, Life and Business Coach UK
  • Arthur Bablis, CEO of Australian College of Kinesiology Mastery (ACKM), founder of Mindbody Co. in Sydney Australia, Senior Faculty and Faculty Trainer of the International College of Professional Kinesiology Practice (ICPKP) 
  • Sarah Gilmour-Mayne, Kinesiology lecturer at ACKM in Sydney, Australia and Faculty Trainer of the International College of Professional Kinesiology Practice (ICPKP)  
  • Kali Spooner, Kinesiology lecturer at ACKM in Sydney, Australia
  • Jenny McFadden, Applied Control Therapy (ACT Trainer), Holistic Health Practitioner, Medical Intuitive and Coach Sydney, Australia
  • Dr Bruce Dewe and Joan Dewe, founders of the International College of Professional Kinesiology Practice (ICPKP) in New Zealand
  • Bernard Carsen, Neuro-Organisational Technique (NOT) Kinesiology Trainer in Berry, Australia
  • Toni Lilley, Touch for Health (TFT) Trainer and Author, Chancellor of the International Kinesiology College (IKC)
  • Rachelle Sewell and Mel Simmonds, Kinesiologists and creators of Resonate Essences


I hold the following Qualifications and Certificates:

  • an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • a Post-Graduate Marketing Diploma with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK
  • Jikiden Reiki Practitioner (Shoden and Okuden) certification from Jikiden Reiki Kenkyukai (Institute) in Japan
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner, Master Practitioner and Trainer with International Society of NLP
  • Callahan Techniques® Thought Field TherapyTM Algorithm, Voltmeter and Psychological Reversal practitioner with Progress Therapy UK
  • Callahan Techniques® Diagnostic Thought Field TherapyTM practitioner from Callahan Techniques TFT Training Centre California
  • Hypnotherapy Practitioner, Master Practitioner, and Clinical Hypnotherapy Practitioner with Vixian Institute of Training UK
  • Motivational Maps® Practitioner with Motivational Maps UK
  • the Touch for Health Synthesis (TFH) modules 1 to 4 with the Australian College of Kinesiology Mastery (ACKM) in Australia
  • the Touch for Health (TFH) I-IV Synthesis Instructor with the International Kinesiology College (IKC)
  • a Certificate IV in Kinesiology studies with the International College of Professional Kinesiology Practice (ICPKP) in Australia
  • a Diploma in Kinesiology studies with ICPKP in Australia
  • Senior First Aid with St John Ambulance Australia
  • Working with Children NSW clearance certification 


I am also an Accredited Member of:

while also enjoying affiliate international membership with the Association for Coaching UK.


Please note:  although I have had training in Energy Psychology techniques, I am not a licensed health care professional and my services do not replace, or intend to replace, the care from medical doctors and health care professionals.    

I'm located at:

The ReAwakening Centre

Sydney Road, Manly, NSW 2095

Contact me today!

Touch base with Belinda Pestana by:

Tel:  +61 (0)450 403 567

Email: info@reawakening.me

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The information on this website is not intended to replace medical and health advice offered by doctors and health professionals.  Belinda Pestana makes no representations or warranties with respect to any treatment, action, or preparation by any person following the information offered or provided throughout this website.  

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