Marina Bakker is a qualified and experienced psychotherapist, coach, educator and author.
To assist others create and maintain love based relationships Marina offers the latest neuroscience and therapeutic approaches to assist with building resilient relationships with children, teens, families and adults.
She is an advocate for relationship education in achieving safe, secure, trust attachment bonds to help reduce domestic violence rates.
Her Love Safe Programs and books are gaining momentum globally by educating adolescence and adults about the dangers of particular personalities in forming relationships with.
“Love makes us vulnerable and we need to go slow when selecting who we expose ourselves to both emotionally and physically” Marina says.
“Let’s spread the word that love does not hurt and being in an abusive relationship is not better than being alone.”
Marina’s innovative approaches to overcome past relationship patterns by releasing unresolved trauma are truly empowering.
She teaches people to recognise their own unique qualities, feel confident and secure while moving towards establishing trusting love based relationships in all areas.
“Relationships are so important in our lives and yet there is still a lot of work to do in promoting the science of healthy relationship development,” Marina says. “The relationship we have with our self and others contributes to our mental health, capacity to bounce back during challenges and leading meaningful lives.”