Counselling; Life Coaching; Supervision for Counsellors
Grad Dip Couns,, Dip Training and Learning Development, Trainer and Assessor TAE 40110 (Cert IV)
WorkCover recognised Counsellor, Australian Unity Provider, Medibank Private provider
Over 20 years’ experience as a counsellor and over 10 years as a coach and a supervisor.
Sessions can take place face to face, by telephone or Skype.
Using integrated therapeutic techniques including brief solution focused therapy, transactional analysis and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Expertise in cancer, chronic illness, relationships, grief and loss, bereavement, life changes and also proficiency and an interest in all matters relating to the family unit
Focus on helping clients to find strategies to help themselves through greater self awareness and understanding and by recognising and seeking to change any unhelpful patterns of behaviour
Most clients initially attend for 6 -8 sessions
Outcome focused work to help clarify direction and make practical changes in personal or professional aspects of life
Work in partnership with client to set goals and develop targets and strategies to meet the goals
Working with counselling students and qualified counsellors to support their on-going development and emotional well being in their work with clients
Books include: ‘Telephone Counselling : A Handbook for Practitioners’ (Palgrave Macmillan) ‘Counselling by Telephone’ (Sage), co-author ‘Cancer At Your Fingertips’, (McGraw-Hill) and co-author’ Breast Cancer Answers at Your Fingertips’ (Class)
Clinical member of Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia and Counsellors And Psychotherapists Association of NSW; Member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy; Vice president of the Australasian Association of Supervision; Board Member of Cancer Counselling Professionals Inc.
Contact Maxine directly by phone on 0414 814 861.