About Zohar Berchik

Zohar is an experienced trainer, consultant, group facilitator, therapist and clinical supervisor. She is the  principal therapist at Equilibrium counselling and psychotherapy and is the founder and Director of The Australian Centre for Voice Dialogue.

She is a sessional lecturer at La Trobe University and a Lecturer at The Australian College of Applied Psychology, where she received The Andrew Little Teaching Excellence Award (2013 and 2018) “In recognition of sustained excellence in teaching and outstanding commitment to education.”

Counselling, psychotherapy and Voice Dialogue

Zohar is a counsellor, psychotherapist and Voice Dialogue facilitator, who brings heart-centred presence and a broad breadth of experience to her work.

She is passionate about facilitating groups and individuals in engaging in genuine reflection, with the goal of accessing fresh perspectives, improved relationships, meaningful change and enhanced wellbeing.

Organisational analysis and consulting

Zohar is passionate about supporting leaders in leveraging their roles to cultivate organisational wellbeing. She draws on experience gained in her former life as an IT executive, as well as on her comprehensive experience and training as a psychotherapist and group leader, to facilitate better interpersonal and systemic outcomes in the workplace.

Zohar holds a Master of Counselling degree from La Trobe University, specialising in Emotion Focused Therapy and Mindfulness, and a Graduate Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling. She has trained in the United States with Hal & Sidra Stone – founders of the Voice Dialogue approach and has undertaken Counselling Supervision training with Michael Carroll. She has also trained in psychodynamic and interpersonal psychotherapy at the Cairnmillar Institute and undertaken various professional developments, including at the Gestalt Institute of Australia.

Zohar has delivered training programmes in Australia and abroad and has presented at national and international conferences. Her research paper on the lived experience of Voice Dialogue was published in the Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. Zohar is registered with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). She is a member of Australian College of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators (ACCAPE) and the Australian Counselling Association College of Supervisors.