BSc., Grad Dip Couns,, Dip Training and Learning Development
Supervision for Counsellors
Clinical member and accredited supervisor PACFA
Available Mon by appointment
PH: 0414 814 861
Over 25 years of experience as a counsellor, 20 years as a coach and a supervisor.
Sessions can take place via Face To Face, Telephone or Zoom.
Approved by Australian Unity and Defence Health.
Approved by Medibank Private
Australian Unity and Defence Health
Approved by BUPA
Cancer Counselling Professionals Inc
Maxine uses integrated therapeutic techniques including brief solution- focused therapy, transactional analysis and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Maxine believes that anyone can change any aspect of their life or behaviour if they wish to. In just a few sessions, Maxine helps 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.
Maxine has expertise at working with a wide range of life experiences including cancer, chronic illness, relationships, grief and loss, bereavement, including pet berevement, carers challenges, addictions
Maxine is a member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia’s (PACFA) and is a former member of the Ethics Committee.
In this outcome- focused work, Maxine can assist you to clarify direction and make practical changes in personal or professional aspects of your life.
Maxine works in partnership with you 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.
Maxine is a PACFA accredited supervisor who works with counselling students and qualified counsellors, to support their on-going development and emotional well- being in their work with clients.
Maxine is also a Board member of the Australasian Association of Supervision. Maxine also teaches at Australian Collage of Applied Psychology. Maxine also teaches at ACAP, Western Sydney University and Stott’s College
Books include: ‘Counselling by Telephone: A Handbook for practitioners’ (Palgrave Macmillan 2013), www.palgravemacmillan.com.au
‘Counselling by Telephone’ (Sage), www.sagepub.com
Co-author ‘Cancer At Your Fingertips’, (McGraw-Hill) www.mheducation.com.au/
Co-author’ Breast Cancer Answers at Your Fingertips’ (Class) www.classhealth.co.uk