Renee is a registered counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and has worked across a diverse range of areas. Renee incorporates multicultural counselling theory in all areas of her practise and is committed to supporting diverse cultural values. Renee is committed to enhancing, restoring and supporting people where they are through life's journey.
Renee has a passion for youth and adolescents and is currently working in the city as a middle school counsellor, she has worked across infants, primary and high school cohorts. Renee is committed to supporting our youth through these challenging development years working with them to foster a strong sense of identity. Renee brings a cognitive behaviour and solution focused therapy approach to her work. She is the mother of 4 children and understands the challenges parenthood brings.
Prior to working with our youth Renee worked in the area of psychological and physical injury for 15 years specialising in supporting individuals through anxiety, conflict management and other challenges in the the workplace. Renee worked in physical injury, specialised in adjustment to disability counselling using a strengths based approach. Renee worked as an accredited mediator for 3 years, predominantly in bullying and harassment, she provided independent mediation to government and non government sectors across a broad range of concerns.
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 Professionals.