Graduate Diploma Counselling and Psychotherapy (Cairnmillar Institute)
Specialist Course Couple Therapy (Relationships Australia)
Reg. Clinical Member PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia)
Colleen is an experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist specialising in Couple and Relationship Counselling. After completing a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy she embarked on a Specialist Course in Couple and Relationship Therapy followed by a one year internship at Relationships Australia.
Since this time Colleen has worked with individuals and couples in private practice. She has also facilitated workshops for couples designed to improve communication, conflict management and friendship bonds.
Colleen provides an empathic, fair and nonjudgemental space where couples and individuals feel safe to address complex emotions and problems. She is a trained Emotionally Focussed Therapist but depending on clients needs, also draws on other practical and skill based approaches such as the strategies developed by John Gottman.