Katrina is passionate and dedicated to ensuring that Australia’s future counsellors and psychotherapists receive the most effective and relevant education and training, ensuring they are the best mental health practitioners they can be. This is particularly pertinent in the current climate, given the increasing demand for quality mental health professionals due to the mental health sequelae of the CoVid-19 pandemic.
Previously, Katrina has worked in various clinical settings, including correctional centres, general and psychiatric hospitals, and with Primary Health Networks. She has experience working with adults suffering addictions, trauma, as well as mood disorders including depression and anxiety.
Within the independent higher education sector, Katrina has worked in various lecturing and management roles for the past 10 years, within the discipline of counselling and psychotherapy in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. She has taught units related to the counselling common factors of therapeutic success, addiction counselling, mental health, sustainability, and research skills.
Katrina is excited to be part of the Australian Community Counselling Association (ACCA) as it provides an avenue to be able to reach the practitioners and offer her years of experience and knowledge to those working with the community in need.