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Coaching Philosophy

Tanya Master is a certified integrative coach specialising in trauma-sensitive approaches and holistic coaching methodologies. Her coaching philosophy is rooted in empowering embodied transformation, drawing upon the powerful intersection of somatic experiencing, psychodynamic coaching, and spiritual exploration. With her integrative approach, Tanya empowers individuals to overcome obstacles, transcend trauma, and reclaim the fragmented parts of their spirit lost through traumatic experiences. She supports clients in accessing their deep inner wisdom, cultivating radical self-acceptance, and nurturing a safe and supportive coaching relationship tailored to their individual needs.

Recognising the need for a more comprehensive approach to personal development and empowerment that bridges the world of spirituality, trauma-sensitivity, and coaching, Tanya made a significant shift in 2022, her previous focus on spiritual development and energy work evolving into a dynamic psychospiritual integrative coaching practice.


In this new coaching paradigm, Tanya combines cognitive and somatic approaches with principles of interconnectedness to deliver holistic and sustainable results. Her mission is to empower clients to co-create their conscious reality and navigate life's uncertainties with resilience, personal agency, and self-integrity.

Origins & Influences

Tanya's journey has been shaped by the complexities of displacement, identity exploration, and the quest to find her place in the world. As a child of immigrants and a third-culture kid who lived on three continents by the age of 16, she experienced a challenging upbringing characterised by disrupted relational connections, neglect, and excessive self-reliance. These early experiences served as the crucible for Tanya's dedication to personal alchemy. Her journey enables her to support clients on their transformative journeys, offering a profound understanding of the power of self-inquiry and emotional growth.

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Education & Training

Tanya is committed to continuous education and regular supervision to uphold the highest standards of quality in her coaching practice.

Certified Sex Therapy Informed Professional (CSTIP) Training
With Tammy Nelson, PhD, Integrated Sex Therapy Training Institute (PESI), *Currently Undertaking

Expert Strategies for Treating Narcissism

The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, 2024

Certified Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Professional (C-DBT) Training

With Dr Lane Pederson, PsyD, LP, C-DBT (PESI), 2024 

Integrating IFS Across Clinical Applications  

With Frank Anderson, MD, IFS Institute (PESI), 2023

Mediation and Conflict Resolution

ESSEC Business School, 2023

Integrative Somatic Parts Work Certificate

With Frances Booth, LICSW, IFS Institute (The Embody Lab, 2023)

Accredited Certificate in Integrative Coaching (ACIC)

School of Positive Transformation, 2022 - 2023

Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy Certificate

With Peter Levine PhD, Pat Ogden PhD, Deb Dana LCSW, Arielle Schwartz PhD, Manuela Mischke-Reeds LMFT, Staci K. Haines (The Embody Lab, 2021 - 2022)

Reiki Level I & II

Blue Angel Reiki Centre, 2014

Associate Degree in Professional Writing and Editing

RMIT University, 2012 - 2016  

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