College of Counselling Leadership Group

 

Pat Bradley (Convenor) M.Sc. Thr Coun, PG Dip Coun, Dip Primary Care Coun, Dip Sup., Cert CBT, runs a private practice in Adelaide offering counselling and supervision to individuals and EAPs. Pat originated from the UK where she was employed as a Senior Specialis t Counsellor and Supervisor by the National Health Service (NHS) as well as running a private practice. She began her career in the NHS as a Primary Care Counsellor working in a GP surgery for 9 years. She then joined a mixed team of Counsellors, Psychologists, CBT therapists and Wellbeing Practitioners in a stepped care program for the South London & Maudsley NHS Trust, delivering time-limited interventions in a deprived inner London Borough. Pat is Convenor of the College of Counselling and is also the Counselling Representative on the PACFA Board.

 

Fiona Griffith, BA Dip Ed, MSS (counselling), Dip Clinical Hypnosis, is a Clinical Counsellor and Supervisor who commenced private practice in 2001 in the Adelaide Hills. Fiona works with a wide range of clients, particularly adolescents, and works with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, loss and change. As a supervisor, Fiona and has a particular interest in Counsellors in educational settings. Beginning her career as a teacher in Victoria, Fiona went on to teach in the counselling post graduate program at the University of SA in Adelaide, Hong Kong and Singapore until 2010. Fiona designs and facilitates training for counsellors and others in the helping professions. Fiona has recently completed a Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis, a tool she finds useful in helping the client deepen their insight and focus as part of the counselling session. at the University of SA in Adelaide, Hong Kong and Singapore until 2010. Fiona designs and facilitates training for counsellors and others in the helping professions. Fiona has recently completed a Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis, a tool she finds useful in helping the client deepen their insight and focus as part of the counselling session.

Dr Ione Lewis, PhD (UNSW), Grad Dip Cont Ed (UNE), Dip Psychotherapy (ANZAP), B Soc Stud – SocWk ( USyd), has been involved in undergraduate and postgraduate counselling, psychotherapy and supervision education, and supervision of higher d egree research students for 20 years, as well as practicing as a psychotherapist and supervisor for over 26 years. Currently Ione is Director of QA Higher Education, an educational consultancy, and is in private practice as a Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist. Ione is an active researcher in PACFA’s contribution to the profession, professional identity, the relationship between sexual health and violence, gender, evaluation of women’s health services, supervision and consumer participation in research. She is a member of PACFA and AASW and Chair of PACFA’s Research Committee.

Emma Hodges is a Counsellor and Psychotherapist with a Master of Counselling and BA (Psychology), both from the University of Queensland; she is currently conducting research as a doctoral candidate for her Professional Doctorate in Creative Arts Practice. Emma is a Clinical Counsellor working in the area of complex trauma for the past decade particularly with infants, children and women who have experienced violence and abuse. Drawing from a trauma-informed framework, Emma employs primarily arts and play-based modalities and is one of a few practitioners to use Narrative Exposure Therapy in Australia with adult clients.