Renee is a registered counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and has worked across a diverse range of areas. Renee worked in the area of psychological and physical injury for 15 years specialising in supporting individuals with anxiety in the workplace, conflict management and other challenges. Renee worked as an accredited mediator for 3 years, predominantly in bullying and harassment. Renee provided independent mediation to government and non government sectors across a broad range of concerns. Renee refocused her learning with a passion for youth and adolescents and moved into school counselling and has worked with children (5-17) for the past 3 years. Renee is committed to supporting our youth through these challenging development years working with them to foster a strong sense of identity. Renee continues to work as a school counsellor in a part-time capacity. She is the mother of 4 children and understands the challenges parenthood brings. Renee brings a cognitive behaviour and solution focused therapy approach to her work. Renee completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences (Rehabilitation Counselling) at Sydney University in 2005 and is currently completing her Masters of Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Australian College of Applied Professions.