Margie Braunstein

Margie is a senior facilitator with the Quest for Life Foundation and has facilitated thousands of people in their quest for peace and happiness. Margie’s professional practice is based on contemporary neuroscience, positive psychology and a commitment to holistic approaches to health.

Margie uses humour and warmth to engage and inspire people to take charge of their own happiness using conscious choice. She is energised by the incredible human potential we possess to develop across our entire lifespan.

Margie’s book Getting to the Heart of Stress can be found in the Quest for Life Shop and is a practical guide to a joyful, conscious life that draws on her own life experience as a woman, partner, mother, friend, clinical psychotherapist and educator.

Margie holds a Graduate Certificate in Adult Education, Diploma in Contemporary Somatic Psychotherapy and is a Victims’ Services registered counsellor.


SIRA Workers Compensation Regulation Approval Number: 19112
Clinical Member: PACFA 21630
Victims’ Services Counsellor Registration No: A2628

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Funding Options for Residential Programs


Quest subsidises all privately or self-funded places to ensure the cost of our programs remains affordable to individuals. This allows us to reduce the fee from $4,400 to $2,800.

$2,200 Shared room (Early bird* $2,100 – must be paid 30 days in advance)
$2,800 Single room (Early bird* $2,700 – must be paid 30 days in advance)

Fees effective 1 July 2023.

Subsidies and Financial Help

Through generous grants, donations and fundraising, additional subsidies and financial help is available for a range of circumstances and anyone experiencing financial stress will be considered. We review each case individually and we do not means test. All applications are conducted via phone with a friendly member of the Programs intake team.


Quest is a registered NDIS Provider. Residential Programs can be funded through plan-managed and self-managed NDIS plans.


We work with Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) White Card or Gold Card holders to make applications to the DVA Health Approvals Board.

Worker’s Comp Insurance

Residential programs can be covered by workers compensation insurance on a case-by-case basis.

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