Joanne has extensive experience working in the Community Sector for over eighteen years. She is an accredited Counsellor and her specialisation is Child, Youth and Family Therapy. Additionally, she has completed her "Bachelor of Social Science" Majoring in Psychology and Certificate IV in Disability. Joanne is passionate about supporting individuals with a disability, young people and their families. Overall, she ensures that the people she supports are enhancing their quality of life, well-being and mental health. With this, she engages in a holistic approach that supports the individual’s social, emotional, spiritual, cognitive, cultural and physical domains of life. Joanne’s experience includes, however not limited to; Building Resilience Emotional Regulation Social Skills Development Communicating Effectively Managing Anxiety and Depression Managing Behaviours Differentiation Learning Difficulties Working with Individuals with Autism Working with Individuals with a Disability Joanne embraces diversity and sees everyone as a unique being with their own story.
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Rogerian Psychotherapy
- Solution-Focused Therapy
- People with disabilities
- Culturally and linguistically diverse communities
- Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
- Counselling with a specialisation in Child, Youth and Family Therapy