We work very hard to hire the very best – so you can find ‘the one’
Our team are experts across a range of specialities and are kind, compassionate people. We do not judge. Our counsellors and psychologists are committed to helping you understand yourself and your relationships more deeply, and will guide you on how to use this information to make better, healthier decisions. We instil hope, help you develop achievable objectives, and help guide you to meeting your goals, whatever they may be.
Practice Manager: Jodie
I have over 15 years’ experience working in the community, employment, disability, and social services sector. My passion is to support teams to be the best they can be, allowing us to make significant impact to our community. I like to focus on collaboration, innovation, continuous improvement, and team/individual growth. I encourage a professional, optimistic and solutions focused culture, that is psychologically safe for my team. We spend so much time at work and it’s important that we see value and enjoy coming to work each day and have high job satisfaction. I have completed my Bachelor of Business and Masters in Business Administration.
I am a registered psychologist working with clients across the lifespan over the last 6 years. I have a Masters in Professional Psychology and have spent the majority of my career working in the employment sector with vulnerable people identifying and addressing mental health barriers to employment. I enjoy helping people to develop insight, learn about, and begin to overcome their personal and professional challenges working alongside each client to develop a person centred, tailored intervention. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, personality disorders, low self esteem and confidence, communication issues, difficulties with adjustment, clients at risk, and low levels of self-efficacy.
PACFA Reg. Provisional 24736
I work with individuals over the age of 18 years and have a specific interest in working with those who have experienced domestic violence and/or childhood trauma. I also enjoy working with parents and anyone experiencing anxiety, depression, grief and loss. I use a variety of modalities in my work including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Gestalt Therapy, whilst always meeting the client in a person-centred and trauma-informed way. I am trained in the facilitation of Keeping Kids in Mind, Circle of Security and Triple P parenting programs, and have also co-facilitated Tuning into Kids and Tuning into Teens. I am fascinated by people’s stories and feel privileged to be given the opportunity to help them understand themselves and their relationships.
PACFA Reg: Provisional 25777
I have worked as a counsellor with young people and adults for 7 years. I have a Master’s Degree in Counselling and am trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Based Therapy, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Emotionally Focused Counselling, Child Sandplay, and Jungian Therapy. I specialise in Play Therapy for children, including Sandplay, to support children who have experienced trauma or other developmental challenges. Children can more easily express their feelings and thoughts through play and together we like to use creative activities to build trust, explore their experiences, facilitate healing, and develop healthy coping strategies.
I offer a safe and confidential space where things can be talked about freely without judgement. My approach is trauma informed and I treat each client as an individual, tailoring my counselling approach to suit individual needs. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, stress, complex trauma, relationship problems, self-esteem issues, life transition and career coaching.
ACA Member No. 24114 (Membership Level 2) and ANZACATA Member No. 54123056 (AThR)
I am a counsellor and art therapist and have experience working with children, young people, adults and families who experienced complex trauma, anxiety, depression, stress, family and domestic violence, and with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. I am especially interested in early childhood and in using play and the expressive arts to restore attachment and communication. I offer art materials and play therapy techniques as other ways to express and process life’s challenges, foster self-determination and self-worth. My therapeutic approach is trauma and violence informed, and includes art therapy, person-centred therapy, dyadic developmental psychotherapy, three-phased approach to trauma therapy, strength-based therapy, and response-based therapy. Collaboration, choice and trust are core values in my work.
PACFA Reg: Provisional 28008
I have a post-graduate degree in Counselling and am trained in various modalities including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Solution Based Therapy and Person-Centred Therapy. I am passionate about working alongside clients, offering a confidential, safe, non-judgemental space. I work with clients in a trauma-informed way, assisting them in developing skills and strategies to assist and navigate their daily struggles and reduce the overwhelm they may be feeling. My approach is led by my clients, focusing on what they bring to the session and adapting my counselling style to align with their individual needs. I have experience in working with addiction, anxiety, depression, complex trauma, family issues and self-esteem issues. My role is to help clients bring effective change to their lives and focus on their wellbeing in all aspects.
PACFA Reg: Certified Practising 14470
I have worked with adults with complex mental health needs including trauma as a Lifeline crisis supporter, NSW Health peer support worker and as a counsellor with SANE Australia. My clients are diverse and include different cultural backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ and neurodiverse. I have a Master’s Degree in Counselling and focused my learning on family violence. My approach is person-centered (Rogerian) and I use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Based Therapy. I am in the process of adding further specialisms. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, stress and complex trauma. I have lived experience of complex trauma and have myself benefited from therapy in my life. I will help you uncover what is right for you and always respect that you are the expert on yourself.
ACA Member No. 7294 (Membership Level 2)
In 2022, I joined CatholicCare’s counselling team, where I am excited about working with men, women and teenagers across a variety of concerns. As a counsellor, I work with my clients to support them in dealing with life’s challenges, meeting their goals and flourishing in their lives. My therapeutic approach is person-centred and trauma-informed, and holistically integrates mindfulness, compassion, emotion, CBT, strengths based and goal focused work. On a personal level, I bring a strong ethic of compassion, care, respect and open acceptance to building relationships of trust and safety with my clients.
PACFA Reg: Certified Practising 29832
As a counsellor, my passion lies in creating a safe and supportive space for clients to foster positive change in their mental health. My commitment is to support my clients to lead lives that are meaningful and fulfilling. I have a Master Degree in Counselling and a background as a pastor for youth and young adults with a Bachelor Degree in Theology. I adhere to a holistic approach that values individual identity and background, using a broad range of therapeutic models and techniques alongside a person-centred approach. I enjoy working collaboratively with clients and am dedicated to providing unwavering support and steadfast presence in their journey towards healing and growth.
Administration Assistant: Jennifer
My previous work experience is in the areas of office administration, reception, accounts and payroll. It is my love of helping and interacting with others that motivates and fulfils me. In my administrative role, it is important to me to assist people access the support services Catholic Care offers. I understand that it can be difficult at times to negotiate difficult processes and I want to support people receive the services they are seeking in a simple and clear manner. I feel so privileged and excited to be working alongside a group of dedicated professionals who are committed to supporting others.