Lara James - Counsellor (Dipl.), Psychotherapist and Facilitator.

During the 1980s, while nursing in Germany Lara noticed the level of deep emotional hurt in patients which was creating the dysfunctional lives which so many people suffer.  After establishing her purpose, she committed herself with compassion, to finding real effective answers in the field of Mental and Emotional Health.

By researching and studying with experts worldwide she was able to create the SYNCHRONISE SYSTEM TM, which ensures fast, long lasting and deep positive shifts in one on one clients and participants of her workshops/seminars.  Today she is combining the vast knowledge and wisdom of over 25 years in the field of counselling.  In her training/workshops she creates the platform for all participants to release stress permanently, gain clarity, happiness, success and find personal fulfillment.

She has trained and facilitated in America, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.

A brief outline of methods Lara is trained in: 

Person-centered therapy, also known as person-centered psychotherapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)-incl. Gestalt

Life coaching

Interpersonal therapy (IPT)

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and 

Breath Work, Welfare, Mental Health IV, Jungian Sand Play, Re-evaluation Counselling, Dialog , Dysfunctional Pattern Clearing, Quantum Dynamics, Energetic Balancing.

Lara also uses these methods on herself to keep clear, debriefed and incredibly effective in her healing work. Her commitment to her own self-development provides the platform for all her clients to experience the very effective and lasting breakthroughs which REAL IS BEST is known for.

Today Lara is very well known in Self-Development and Marketing circles as a profound, very bold and effective Counsellor, Mentor with One On One Clients, Live In Clients and as Facilitator of a diverse range of Seminars and Workshops, nationally and internationally.


Michael Schmidt - Counsellor (Dipl.), Psychotherapist and Public Speaker

Michael became interested in the connection between Mental- and Emotional Health when looking for answers to regain his own health some years ago.  Discovering profound healing impacts, made him determine to help and train others through his counselling profession.  His focus are people who want to have/heal relationships in their lives and he applies the following therapies he trained in:

Person-centered therapy, also known as person-centered psychotherapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)- including Gestalt

Interpersonal therapy (IPT)

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)

Michael also is a Public Speaker on a wide range of topics.


REAL IS BEST consists of an incredible team which is helping you to heal emotionally and mentally. 

You can let go of emotional "baggage" and regain balance, clarity and health (physically, emotionally and mentally).

Both Lara James and Michael Schmidt complement each other while they work with such diverse range of people.

Michael has a gentle, caring, calming nature and Lara has an enthusiastic, vivacious and motivating personality.

We also have our trained and experienced Crew supporting you at our workshops and trainings.

Our Crew has been trained with the tools of our SYNCHRONISE SYSTEM TM and are committed to helping clients to profound and sustainable breakthroughs.