Our Counsellors are professional and experienced therapists, who are committed to the highest professional and are ethical standards to protect confidentiality and to provide a quality service. Connections Counselling WA ensures that all therapists maintain regular clinical supervision and professional development.
Lyn is a well sought after Therapist and Manager of CCWA. Lyn has studied extensively and is best known for her work in neglect, abuse and all forms of pregnancy loss including abortion. She is very compassionate, genuine, insightful and is committed to helping people through life’s difficulties.
Lyn strives to conduct herself in a professional and ethical way. She has a Diploma in Counselling, and provides individual and group supervision.
Julie is a highly skilled administrator, working for over 15 years in various administrator roles. She is a highly professional and organised individual who has experience in accounts. She can work autonomously as well as part of a team with the adaptability that this role needs. Julie is a friendly, passionate, personable and caring individual, which has allowed her to work with clients in a variety of ways. Julie has brought a fresh eye to this role which complements our aim for continuous improvement. Julie is a wife, a mum and is active in her local church.
Emma is a very genuine, gentle, wise and nonjudgmental Counsellor, believing that it is only through a safe and respectful environment that people are able to truly express themselves. She is committed to providing support to clients to work through aspects of their lives that are causing difficulty.
Emma has a Bachelor of Social Science, majoring in Counselling, and is currently completing a Masters in Counselling Practice.
Denise has extensive experience counselling children and working with families in need. As a woman of faith, Denise, with God, joins clients on their healing journey to assist them to discover, accept and or find solutions to resolve what is impacting them or their families. Denise is a genuine, resilient lady with a love and passion for working with children and families. Denise has a Bachelor Social Science, Graduate Diploma Human Service and M.A. Human Service Counselling.
Debbie is passionate about helping people with depression, anxiety grief and continuously undertakes personal self-discovery and professional learning. Her belief is that self-exploration is life-long and she aims to be with clients through part of their journey to help with the healing from one’s problems and facilitate personal growth. Debbie holds a Bachelor of Counselling and a Diploma of Counselling.
Amanda has experience in both the corporate and community sectors and is equipped with an ability to connect and journey with people though the many life challenges that we struggle with.
Amanda has Masters of Social Science: Counselling and Psychotherapy, Bachelor of Commerce: Human Resources and Business Administration.
Charlene graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science, majoring in Social Work and Psychology, as well as Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology.
She has over 20yrs of experience in pastoral ministry and counselling. Her insightful, discerning and empathetic qualities ensure a respectful environment, where collaborative strategies can be fulfilled.
She is also the Associate Pastor at her local church, where she is passionate about empowering and equipping people to fulfil their purpose in life.
Amy is passionate about bringing hope to what sometimes feels like a hopeless situation. Amy is a very practical therapist who uses an eclectic approach to best suit the needs of her clients. Her special areas of interest are eating disorders, addictions, grief and loss and trauma. Amy has had extensive experience working with both men and women.
Amy is also passionate about working with the family; where appropriate. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Family Therapy and is working towards obtaining her Masters in Counselling. Amy is also an ACFED approved practitioner (Australian Center for Eating Disorders).
Raelene is a Person Centered counsellor. She will tailor long or short term sessions with individuals according to their needs. She approaches therapy with an engaging style, great warmth and empathy.
She has years of experience as a church pastor, hospital chaplain and works in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Her special field of interest lies in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Raylene believes in the unique potential of everyone. She provides a safe space for individuals, couples and families to explore and gain insight, understanding and self- awareness so that they can be empowered to be able to live an abundant and purposeful life. She is a genuine, compassionate, empathetic clinical counsellor who is constantly open to learning and growing as an individual and as a professional in order to serve her clients effectively. She has nine years’ experience as a high school chaplain. She has special interest in working with trauma and Infant Mental health incorporating generational processes and patterns using attachment theory. She has a Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Sarah is a Clinical Psychologist from New Zealand who is passionate about providing clients with therapy that is “the best of both worlds” – professional and effective, informed by quality research, whilst also in line with the truth of God’s Word and empowered by his Spirit. Sarah worked for seven years in New Zealand and one year in Darwin before moving to Perth this year. She sees children (10+), adolescents, adults and couples and is experienced in working with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, social difficulties, trauma, and marital difficulties. Sarah has a warm, caring personality and is passionate about seeing God at work in the lives of her clients, having repeatedly experienced how he is able to bring about transformation that goes beyond human capability. She has a Bachelor of Science (First Class Hons) in Psychology, a Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology, and a PhD in psychology.
Kate is a compassionate, authentic and non-judgmental counsellor, who considers it a privilege to journey with people through counselling. Over the past 10 years Kate has worked in both paid and volunteer roles as a Youth Worker, where she has developed an ability to quickly build rapport with children, adolescents and young adults. She desires to provide emotional support and encouragement to people experiencing mental health issues and relationship struggles. She is a capable and effective therapeutic listener who has experience working with CaLD people and has a strong passion to support those working in ministry, navigating the challenges of church life balance. Kate has a Bachelor in Applied Social Science majoring in Counselling and a Certificate IV in Christian Ministry & Theology.