Libby Kinna is a writer, explorer, ancestral researcher, educator and mentor with over 25 years experience within the holistic wellness industry; in a professional and qualified capacity as mentor, coach, trainer, facilitator and holistic counsellor.
Her life experience and professional training has seen her formulate a unique, empathic and considered manner in the way she engages with her clients, students and peers. One that is holistic and spirit-centered. Libby is drawn to the philosophies of renaissance humanism, romanticism and existentialism, humanistic psychology and the fields of positive psychology and neuroscience.
A keen student of history and genealogy, Libby recently completed the Diploma of Family History at the University of Tasmania and is commencing her third year of a Bachelor of Arts (History).
Through her written works she explores the interconnectedness of human, spirit and place. Her first published works ‘heartspeak’ is a collection of prose and was released in 2018. This was followed up by ‘Last Goodbye’ her personal account of losing her brother to suicide.
Her love of travel has seen her explore Central Australia, the Northern Territory, ‘the Kimberley’ region of WA, South Australia, tropical Queensland and she has driven the Nullabor with her family. In 2015 she took her first solo trip overseas and experienced the historical beauty of Italy.
Most recently she undertook an ancestral pilgrimage to Scotland, immersing herself in this land and the people (that of her ancestors). This facilitated an inner transformation resulting in a deeper sense of connection to self and land; one which is now fuelling her new creative endeavours.
Libby is a passionate advocate for flower essences therapy and was a Registered Bach Flower practitioner and trainer for The Bach Centre (UK) and is an Accredited Practitioner with Australian Bush Flower Essences. Libby facilitated many flower essences courses to students nationally and consulted extensively within this field.
Born in Richmond, Melbourne (land of the Wurundjeri people), Victoria, she currently lives in Perth (land of the Whadjuk Noongar people), Western Australia.
Mum to three great adult kids, Libby is now walking a solo journey yet takes great joy in watching her ‘kids’ walk their own path in life.