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Maxine Rosenfield

MRes., Grad Dip Couns,, Dip Training and Learning Development
Supervision for Counsellors
Educational Presentations

Hon Life Member and accredited supervisor PACFA

Available Tues by appointment

PH: 0414 814 861  



Over 30 years of experience as a counsellor, 25 years as a supervisor.
Sessions can take place via Face To Face, Telephone or videoconference.



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

Psychologist's Office

Lecturing and training

Maxine teaches Masters of Counselling students at the University of Canberra and delivers webinars and jworkshops for a variety of audiences in person and online, including the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), The Australian Counselling Association (ACA), the Australasian Association of Supervision and legal firms.


Maxine is a PACFA accredited supervisor who works with counselling students and experienced counsellors, to support their on-going development and emotional well- being in their work with clients.

Maxine works individually and leads supervision groups, both in person and online.

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Published Works

Books include:

Contributing chapter about telephone counselling in the Handbook of Counselling and Therapy 5th ed (Sage, 2023)


‘Counselling by Telephone: A Handbook for practitioners’ (Palgrave Macmillan 2013),

Counselling by Telephone’ (Sage),

Co-author ‘Cancer At Your Fingertips’, (McGraw-Hill)

Co-author’ Breast Cancer Answers at Your Fingertips’ (

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