Dr John-Paul Darby:
I'm a General Practitioner (GP) and I enjoy empowering and helping people to heal through the use of Western Medicine, Relaxation Training, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Hypnotherapy.
I studied medicine (MBBS) at The University Of Melbourne, finishing in 1996, before going on to finish my General Practice training in 2002 (FRACGP).
I began my studies in hypnotherapy in 2007 at The Australian College Of Medical Hypnosis, and I have enjoyed offering my patients the possibility to use relaxation training, hypnosis and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for a wide range of medical conditions since then. While it may not help everyone, the benefit that I have seen in so many people has been amazing.
In October 2013 I travelled to upstate New York, USA to further my studies with Dr Brian Weiss in Regression therapy, Jungian type psychotherapy and learning rapid induction techniques. I revised this training again in 2015.
I am passionate about helping people to heal (no matter what their condition may be), living in the moment, following my "highest excitement", spending time with my beautiful wife and our 2 adult kids. I really enjoy being out in nature in any way possible, but especially surfing and skiing.
I am currently working 3.5 days a week as a GP at The Cottage Medical Centre in Grovedale Geelong, and 1.5 days a week in hypnotherapy at Wave Hypnosis in Geelong.
I am currently the Practice Manager and Receptionist at Wave Hypnosis, a small Hypnotherapy business that I run with my husband JP.
I am a passionate Hypnotherapist who began my journey down the path of Hypnosis in 2010. I have since completed my studies at The Australian Academy of Hypnosis in Melbourne attaining a Certificate, Diploma and Master Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis including Certificates in Energetic and Esoteric Hypnosis.
I've also travelled to Upstate New York to study Past Life Regression Therapy with world renowned Psychiatrist Dr Brian Weiss attaining a Professional Practitioners Training Certificate.
My passion is helping clients who have a particular interest in Regression and Past Life Regression Therapy.
I believe that the key to wellness involves the balance of the Mind, Body and Soul.
I enjoy empowering people to become the best version of themselves.
I'm a down to earth Mum of two adult children and love living life to the fullest and ticking off more boxes on my bucket list with my husband.