Bachelor of Social Work
Masters Forensic Social Work
Lorraine is an accomplished counsellor with a wealth of knowledge and clinical experience developed over her 18 year career. She is an Accredited member of the Australian Association of Social Workers and works with adults and couples.
Lorraine is dedicated and genuine in assisting clients, in obtaining the best outcomes for themselves. The client is empowered to discuss their concerns, tell their life story and the impact it has on their current psychological and emotional wellbeing in a safe environment. Life experiences impact on each of us in various ways. Positive life experiences affirm who we are and generally lead to a development of a positive life. Occasionally, something may happen on a client’s life path that causes concern, and thus the client and Lorraine work in harmony to develop strategies to overcome these emotional and psychological hurdles.
Lorraine has a passion for working with individuals who have experienced negative challenges in their life. Working together, understanding the patterns, and learning how to change, utilising effective therapies, techniques and being able to discuss the concerns, clients gain perspective and understanding leading to positive outcomes. Through guidance, understanding and Lorraine’s extensive experience, knowledge, and skills, she is able to assist her clients to improve their life story, utilising evidenced based therapies. The therapies are tailored to the client’s individual needs and concerns. These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy as well as Solution Focused Therapy.
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