Having completed a Diploma of Oriental Therapies at the Australian Shiatsu College, Alex is a qualified shiatsu therapist and full member of the Shiatsu Therapy Association of Australia. She has also completed a BA in Psychology and a Diploma in Social Studies at the University of Melbourne.
Alex practiced shiatsu at Monash Caulfield Health Centre for 7 years, has provided shiatsu on a voluntary basis to Foundation House (services for survivors of torture and trauma) for 8 years and is currently in the 5th year of providing shiatsu to branches of the Centre Against Sexual Assault.
Working as a general shiatsu practitioner in private practise from her space in Fitzroy, Alex also specialises in the treatment of trauma and emotional issues as they manifest in the body.
Alex is continuously involved in research and presentations on shiatsu and the interaction of shiatsu with counselling and psychology.

Alex Caldwell