Narelle McKenzie and Anthea Fraser are the trainers for the Australian based programme. Narelle is also involved in the North American and European program along with Melissa, Dale, and John.


Narelle is the Director of Radix Training In Australia, US and Canada. She completed her training with the Radix Institute in 1987. After completing further Trainer Training along with Jacqui Showell (now retired), they established the Australian Radix Training Centre.
Narelle is a registered psychologist with 30 years experience working in private practice with adults, adolescents, families, couples and groups. She has a Masters degree in developmental psychology and extensive experience and training in psychology and psychotherapy. As part of her consultancy, Narelle has led experiential and training workshops throughout Australia and in the USA and has taught courses in these areas at universities in Australia. In her private practice and training, Narelle draws from a wide range of personal work and professional training in psychotherapy.



Anthea has 30 years experience as a clinical social worker, counsellor and group worker. She has worked in a broad range of fields including mental health, community health, relationship and family work. She has run radix experiential workshops, relationships workshops and personal growth groups for many years. Throughout her career Anthea has supervised allied health professionals and students. Anthea was certified in Radix in 1997 and has been involved in the Radix Training Program for over 10 years. In 1999 she was certified in Imago Relationship Therapy. Anthea has been running a busy psychotherapy practice in Mt Barker, Adelaide, for over 15 years.




Melissa has been a Radix Practitioner for over 20 years, and a trainer with the Radix Institute since 2008. She has a Master of Counseling degree with a humanistic orientation, and a Doctor of Psychology degree. Melissa maintains a private practice in Hawaii, working from a body-centered orientation with a broad range of issues, and specializing in trauma and dissociation.


Michael Gavin, therapist since 1984, certified Radix Practitioner since 1992, has co-led the London Radix Workshops Program for more than 25 years, recently adding “Radix Learning Days” before and after these experiential workshops to help participants understand their experience in terms of Radix theory. After many years in London, Michael is now based in the New Forest area of England. A certified Somatic Trauma Therapist (1994), he has conducted trainings in somatic work with trauma for UKATA, BACP, and other organizations, and co-leads the EveryBodyKnows workshop series introducing talk therapists to somatic ways of working.