By all accounts we are a nation in crisis – the statistics are beyond alarming: 45% of Australians will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime; 6 Australian’s per day suicide with another 30 people attempting per day; and 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men experience domestic violence. Add to this that the world health organisation has listed burn out as a growing concern.
Considering Emotional, Physical, Cultural, Spiritual, Earth Connection And Relationship Aspects. Strong Empowered People Are Pivotal In Encouraging Inner Strength In Their Children, Grandchildren And Partners.
The Ethos Of Warida Wholistic Wellness Approaches Wellness From This Viewpoint; Including:
– Our Connection With Each Other, gudu-guduwa (coming together)
– Awareness And Exploration Of Our Inner World
– Our Connection With Country / Earth
– Wayapa Earth-Based Connection From Australian Indigenous Wisdom
– Experiential And Therapeutic Relationship With Horses in an ethical and honouring way.
– Our Groundedness Through An Indigenous Spiritual Perspective Of Warida (Wedge-Tailed Eagle In Our Badimaya / Badimia Language)
show what underpins everything that we do – our ethos for being.
We are honest, open and ethical. This is the cornerstone of who we are.
We are passionate about everything we do, including mentoring other businesses and sharing our knowledge.
Indigenous cultural safety, competency and the importance of connection to country underpins everything we do. We live “gudu-guduwa” (coming together).
We are avid learners and invest time and resources to keep up to date with new services, techniques and research to better service our communities.
We walk alongside our clients, helping them connect with their inner fire and Country as part of their healing process. We believe experiences are not something to be “fixed” but embraced.
We embrace differences but we also believe that we have a lot to give as an Indigenous social enterprise.
We believe in pushing boundaries and having the courage to tackle any challenges.
Fiercely passionate about supporting and empowering people to heal their own disconnection
Founder and Managing Director of Warida Wholistic Wellness, Bianca Stawiarski, is a strong Badimaya (Badimia) woman, centred and purpose-driven healer, culturally competent mental health practitioner, consultant, speaker, lecturer, author, trainer and change-maker.
Leading organisations from across the globe have sought out Bianca, to create and deliver sensitive and engaging programs both online and in person, or to educate wider audiences through their publications.
Bianca has become a preferred provider to Local, State, National and International organisations, as well as Government departments and agencies. She is in demand due to her dynamic, uplifting and engaging training style – across areas of wellbeing, business and support of First Nations peoples.
Bianca is highly skilled and qualified, and brings with her a unique approach, which is the culmination of her decades of work experience (including Government), her vast amount of qualifications and accreditations, her lived experience, traumas and healing, and her absolute connectedness to her culture and Country.
She has the specialised ability to create, facilitate and deliver unique mindset changing programs, provide therapeutic support that is culturally safe, trauma-informed and empowering, as well as develop and present customised wellbeing training.
Bianca infuses her calming, resilient, earthy, Indigenous connectedness into all that she does. At all times, draws upon her Badimaya (Indigenous) and Ukrainian heritages, connection to Australian Indigenous wisdom, sense of community and holistic healing approach.
Warida Wholistic Wellness employs proven psychological techniques and strategies, within an intuitive, integrated and culturally safe approach.
Warida Wholistic Wellness offers:
Currently studying PhD in Indigenous Studies (Allied Health)
Master (Counselling Practice)
Certification Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (Equine Psychotherapy Institute model)
Diploma (Life Coach)
Certificate (Aboriginal Narrative Practice)
Diploma (Wayapa Practice)
Post Grad. Diploma (Counselling)
Blue Knot Foundation – Working Therapeutically with Complex Trauma Clients (L2) – Three Phased Approach
Accredited in Acculturation Scale for Aboriginal Australians (IPS)
Accredited in Acculturation Stress Scale for Aboriginal Australians (IPS)
Accredited in the Westerman Aboriginal Symptom Checklist – Adults and Youth (IPS)
Cert IV Government (Contracting)
Diploma of Government (Contracting)
Bachelor of Arts (Aboriginal Studies)
Horse Archery Instructor (Level 2)
Equestrian Australia Vaulting Coach (intro)
Equestrian Australia (horse management)
Equestrian Australia (official lunger – vaulting)
Equestrian Australia Steward (vaulting)
International Federation for Equestrian Sports Vaulting Steward (Level 2) – to be renewed
Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)
PACFA Leadership Group of College for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Practices (CATSIHP)
PACFA Mental Health Practitioner
Australian Counselling Association(ACA)
Australasian Association for Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Equine Assisted Learning (AA-EAP-EAL)
Blue Knot Foundation
International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISST-D)
First Person Plural – UK
Equestrian Australia (EA)
Working with Children check
National Police Check
Working with Disabled persons clearance
First Aid & CPR
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