The Beauty of Being Single

Being Single Without Shame


I am just an ordinary woman who longs for connection, love and warmth with another. I have been trying to not feeling ashamed of this fact, in the face of meeting many single women my age who say they don’t need an intimate love relationship any more. Sure, I can hold my own hand, be

Emotional pain.

“Conscious Suffering”


A friend sent me an article the other day which really impacted me. Those restorative moments when something comes your way that is just the right thing . The author of the article is  Kelly Brogan , a psychiatrist who specialises in women’s health.  She speaks of how difficult it is to sit with emotional

homeless girl is begging for money

Confronted…..


I was walking  to my writers group this afternoon in busy Melbourne city when an aboriginal woman, indigenous to this land, came alongside me and asked me for some small change. I was flustered, didn’t know what to say, muttered that I didn’t have any, she pleaded with me, said she needed something to eat,

Recovery from heartbreak

Recovery ….


Still in recovery from the Narcissistic ex partner! Why does it take sooo long, sigh! I am working so hard at it and yet I know that recovering from deep grief , loss and disappointment takes as long as it takes . I feel completely shattered by my experience with him and at the same

Loneliness

Loneliness


Many of the clients I work with talk about experiencing loneliness. Some say that the therapeutic space is the only place they feel safe enough to admit that they feel lonely. Mother Teresa once said  that loneliness is the biggest poverty of the western world. She was commenting on the reality that people died in their

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About me

Rosalind Lewis

Rosalind Lewis

Professionally I have 29 years experience as a Clinician, Lecturer, Group Facilitator, Educator and Supervisor in Education, Social Services and Mental Health. I currently live in Melbourne, Australia and work in Mental Health. I have a particular interest in supporting and empowering women and men to be all they can be, by assisting the discovery of tools that help them find strength to transform difficulties into opportunities, enriching their lives both personally and professionally. I am a New Zealand Registered Psychotherapist with PBANZ, member of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists and have a Masters of Health Science (Psychotherapy) First Class Honours. My research thesis was about the long term consequences of intimate partner violence for women. I am influenced and informed by both my professional experiences and my own personal journey, which has involved many challenges and celebrations along the way.