Professional development
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We deliver a range of learning and development activities including training programs, seminars, reflective practice learning circles and workshops alongside consultancy and professional supervision.

Counselling for children,
young people & families.
Understanding & assistance!

We draw from a range of approaches depending on the situation and the person we're working with.

Upcoming Courses

The following is a list of courses coming up in the next 2 months. You can view our complete course calendar, and enrol online now!

Monday 9th of November 2020 (1 day) | Trauma Informed Care - Creating Sanctuary for the S.E.L.F.

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The personal impact of understanding & responding to individuals, families and communities affected by disasters and trauma can have a deleterious or inspirational effect. Those working in this area c...

Thursday 12th and Friday 13th of November 2020 (2 days) | Unlocking Trauma- 'Keys to Exposing Exposure Therapy and C.B.T.'

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Unlocking Trauma -Exploring the Exposure therapy and CBT Key (2 days) Exposure treatments using C.B.T. have emerged in response to the need for more intensive, direct and effective interventions for ...

Friday 27th of November 2020 (1 day) | Taming Traumatic Anger

Anger is a prominent & difficult emotion presenting across a variety of clinical disorders. It is a little understood clinical problem that impacts severely on the individual & those close to them. It...

Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th of December 2020 (2 days) | Unraveling Trauma, Mental Health & Disability with Jeanette Shepherd of Focus Ability


10th and 11th of December 2020 (2 days) | 'Let's Beat Counting Sheep!' - Conquering Sleep Post Trauma

Let's Beat Counting Sheep - conquering sleep post trauma (2 days) Like sufferers, practitioners often avoid the issue of sleep in trauma treatment. A CBT-based approach has emerged as the 'treatment...

Monday 14th of December 2020 (1 day) | Advanced P.L.A.Y. 'Let's Get Physical!' - Music & Movement, Drama & Dance in Transforming Trauma - MELBOURNE

Following on from the huge success of the experiential P.L.A.Y. workshop is 'Let's Get Physical' with its focus on the use of drama and dance in therapy for children and young people who have experien...

View the full 2020 course calendar

Workshop testimonials

"Absolutely fantastic. I felt inadequate to present anything on this subject at the school but now the fear factor has dissolved. Thanks Donna and Mark"

- Teachers and School staff who attended Young People and Domestic Violence Training

"I think every police officer should have to do the course, because it's a different type of training that can help you to deal with family violence situations"

- Victoria Police Officers who attended Family Violence Training

"Donna monthly supervision was fantastic, she really has helped me to integrate theory into my practice and has inspired me to achieve and be my best even when the constraints and challenges of my role were really confronting me"

- Children's Counsellor, Family Violence Service