Gustavo Se Cestari
- Gustavo will be leading a mindfulness practice called ‘Inherent Naturalness’
Gustavo is the founder and director of AMAR Centre for Growth and Mindful Living, an organisation devoted to mindfulness training and education, individual and couples counselling and optimum human functioning. He works in private practice as well as provides mindfulness-based stress reduction services for businesses and the larger community in South East Queensland.
Gustavo has Postgraduate Qualification in Psychology and Master’s level training in evidence-based therapy modalities and counselling skills. He is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society and an Associate of Openground Training and Consulting, a nation-wide training organisation that offers professional training in the well-researched Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction 8-week program (MBSR) and other credible mindfulness programs. He offers mindfulness training and MBSR courses on the Gold Coast and overseas, assisting individuals and professionals of diverse industries and backgrounds to better deal with the stresses from work and life, increase resilience, focus and productivity, and live a healthier and more balanced life. His counselling work is also heavily influenced by the field of Positive Psychology, which seeks to identify and expand on human strengths, maximise potential and performance, promote fulfilment in life, and establish healthy institutions. His relationship counselling sessions are informed by the work of leading researcher and relationship expert “John Gottman”, from the Gottman Institute.