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Profile pic 2015Lesley Palmer is a Drama and Movement Therapist (MA, UK), Family Constellations Therapist (SA) and Play Therapist (PGDip, UK). She is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. Lesley’s practise integrates a Creative Arts Therapy approach with Spiritual Therapy and Constellations work. Lesley has been mentored by Spiritual Therapist Turiya Hanover over the last 6 years, through who she has been introduced to Essence Work.
Lesley’s therapeutic work is with both adults and children, and focuses on developing the capacity for Presence, Resilience, and Transformation. Beyond her private work, Lesley’s commitment is to social and individual healing for South Africans affected by trauma, loss and violence who have limited access to therapy, and to this end is a therapist, performer, supervisor and trainer with Zakheni Arts Therapy Foundation ( She co-developed and facilitates a number of Zakheni’s training and therapeutic programmes. She is also the co-founder and performer in Zakheni’s Bonfire Theatre Project (, a transformation theatre company committed to healing social divides.

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