Professional Counselling Association
of the ACT and NSW Inc
 
 
 
 
 

Meet the Board Members


Sune Nielsen - PCA President & Treasurer

Sydney Branch Representative


Advanced Diploma Theology (GER); Advanced Diploma Counselling (GER); Cert IV Youth Work; Cert. IV Workplace Assessment and Training; BA Behavioural Studies (Psychology Major) - (Currently studying)  

ACA level 1 member  

Using an eclectic approach to work with adolescents and adults in both individual, couples and family context. Drawing from a range of modalities, such as solution focused therapy, CBT, person centered and narrative modalities.  My aim is to keep an Holistic  view on the therapyprocess.  Further I work in adult education in the field of self development and professional development and with a sensory-motor therapy program for children and adolescents.Presently working in private practice and for Sydney Rudolf Steiner College.  



Lorraine Dailey - PCA Secretary 

Sydney Branch Convenor & Clinical Supervisor

 

Qualifications: B.S.Sc. (Criminology)(Politics and Public Policy); Post grad. Dip. Psychology; Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution. Dip. Professional Counselling with advanced study majors in Suvivors of Abuse; Relationship, Parenting and Child Development; Grief and Loss; Cert. IV Workplace Assessment and Training; Clinical Supervision training; Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives (U.K.) Member of the ACA College of Supervisors.

ACA level 4 member and an ACA  accredited Clinical Supervisor and Trainer / Assessor for the Australian Institute of Professional Counselling. I enjoy assisting other professionals to reach their full potential by way of training and Clinical Supervision.

Have an eclectic approach with individuals and families, with a solution focused approach using strategies from CBT, gestalt, person centered, NLP, hypnotherapy and narrative modalities.  Presently working with St. Vincent de Paul Society as well as private practice and clinical supervision.

My passion is to have first class professional development and supervision for counsellors in NSW.  I hope to see branches of the PCA throughout regional New South Wales to enable all counsellors to have access to low cost professional development and Supervision near to their homes and practices.



 Brenda Searle - PCA Policy and Procedures

ACT Branch Convenor Clinical Supervisor


Clinical Supervisor (Level 3)   

Qualifications: Grad Dip Counselling, Adv Dip Counselling, Adv Clinical Hypnotherapy (PSH), Adv Clinical Hypnotherapy, Cert Professional Supervision (level 3), Cert IV Assessment & Work Place Training, Range of other relevant certificates. 

Specialisation:  Professional Counsellor, Hypnotherapist and Supervisor.  

Experience:  Brenda has operated a successful Private Practice for over 20 years utilising the modalities of Professional Counselling and Hypnotherapy. Although Brenda specialises in Anxiety and Depression, her experience and expertise enables her to work with a wide range of other client issues such as Self Esteem, Insomnia, Anger, Stress, Grief, Motivation as well as Smoking, Weight, Chronic Pain and Addiction. Her passion lies in helping people to move forward in their lives.  “I am passionate about ‘human beings’ and helping them by offering an individual approach that provides the understanding, tools and skills necessary so that they can successfully move forward in their lives...every client is ‘themselves’ and this requires consideration...” Recognised as a Specialist Supervisor Brenda is passionate about assisting others in the field and demonstrates this through her commitment to Clinical Supervision.  Brenda volunteers her time on a regular basis conducting Group Supervision as well as well as working with private supervisees. “As a clinical supervisor I have the privilege of helping colleagues to be the best that they can be in their practice, to develop as therapists and to manage themselves in their relationship with the client. The primary goal is client welfare.” 

Registrations: ACA (Level 4), ACA College of Supervisors -Specialist Supervisor (level 3), Registered Professional Member ASCH (state representative and registered Supervisor),   Member and Board Member of the PCA ACT/NSW.  All memberships are at the highest achievable levels and are maintained through regular professional and personal development and clinical supervision.   



Fiona Curll - PCA Admin / Membership & Website Manager

Illawarra Branch Convenor & Clinical Supervisor



Professional Counsellor / Clinical Supervisor / Reiki & Seichim Master - Level 2 ACA

Qualification Details: Dip.Prof.Couns, Grad.Dip.Couns (Family Therapy & Loss & Grief), Clinical Supervisor, Advance Major’s Counselling (Child Development and Effective Parenting, Relationship and Conflict Resolution, Abuse Counselling), DRUMBEAT Facilitator, Rhythm2Recovery Facilitator and Reiki & Seichim Master.

Memberships and Registration: MACA, PCA NSW/ACT, ACA College of Supervisors.

Fiona spent over 10 years working in the Legal Profession as a Secretary and Personal Assistant primarily in Family Law whilst she studied to become a Counsellor with a vision of assisting couples with Relationship Counselling before they end up in Court. Together with a focus on assisting youth with self expression and conflict resolution her vision is to assist families to increase harmonious relationships.

Fiona has her own private practice in the Ilawarra practising as a Counsellor since 2009 with an eclectic approach using Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Fiona specialises in Family Therapy, Grief and Loss, Relationships, Conflict, Personal Growth, Self-Esteem, Anxiety, Stress, Anger Coping Skills and more.

Fiona's passion is using rhythm as a therapeutic intervention. Utilising DRUMBEAT and Rhythm2Recovery models Fiona assists children in schools, carers and families to explore concerns through the use of rhythm as an intervention tool as opposed to traditional talk based methods.

Fiona also facilitates regular workshops at Health Centres in the Ilawarra and South Coast covering topics such as Stress Management, Anger Coping Skills, Communication skills, Conflict Resolution, Understanding and Dealing with Difficult people, Motivational Workshops, Time Management and Life Transition.



Kylie Fawkner -  PCA Communications & Marketing Manager

Central Coast Branch Representative


 

Professional Counsellor - Level 2 ACA

Qualification Details: Vocational Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling (2014), Advance Diploma of Counselling (2013), Certificate IV in Counselling & Communication Skills (2012), Associate Diploma Social Science (Community Welfare) (1997).

I am a Counsellor in private practice on the Central Coast and work as a Counsellor and group facilitator at the Hunter Women’s Centre, supporting marginalised and disadvantaged women, especially those experiencing domestic violence. I am also currently the Chairperson for the Newcastle Domestic Violence Committee.

In my private practice, I provide a counselling service in a variety of settings including Coast Shelter Womens Refuge, Community Centres and a mobile counselling service for people with disabilities.

I am experienced in working with people from all walks of life: women, men, couples, all ages, who have all sorts of problems, including but not limited to: anxiety, grief, depression, relationship problems, domestic and family violence, trauma, mental health, parenting concerns and life transitions. I’m experienced in counselling clients from diverse backgrounds including CALD, indigenous, people with disabilities and those who identify with the LGBTQI community

Prior to becoming a Counsellor, I worked in the disability and mental health sector for 10yrs and was a member of various boards and committees including the Gosford Council Playground Committee.

I work from a person centered, trauma informed, integrative approach as I believe no one school of thought has all the answers. The theories and techniques that I use are: Emotion Focused Therapy, Gottman, Gestalt, Somatic Therapy, Mindfulness,  CBT, Solution Focussed, Attachment Theory Narrative Therapy and Psycho-education.



Hanna Salib - PCA Vice Treasurer

Sydney Branch Representative

Clinical Therapist / Clinical Supervisor - Level 3 ACA

Qualification Details: Master of Social Admin, UWS; Bachelor of Social Work, UWS; Diploma of Call Centre Management NSW TAFE; Diploma of Professional Counselling; with advanced study majors in Abuse Counselling, Relationship and Conflict Resolution; Cert. IV Assessment and Training; Membership of the ACA College of Supervisors.

Memberships and Registration of The AASW; ACA; PCA; ACA College of Supervisors.

I have operated a successful Private Practice for an extended period of time, utilising the Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I have lengthy experience in working with children, adolescents, women, men, couples all ages who have issues; including depression, anxiety, relationship problems, personal growth, self-esteem, stress, anger management, grief, domestic violence, mental health, parenting concerns and life transitions, also people with drugs and alcohol problems.

I’m experienced in counselling/clinical therapy with clients from diverse backgrounds and also people with disabilities.

I am recognised as a clinical supervisor, I am passionate about assisting others in the field through commitment to clinical supervision. I have experience in aiding other counsellors/therapists setting up their practices, clinics, and to get their first clients.

I have established profound relationships with community agencies, government and non-government agencies. I help out and volunteer in and around the community and attend events to help out and make a difference.



 Hun Kim - PCA Board Member

Sydney-Korean Branch Convenor

 

Rev Dr. HUN KIM (김 훈)

6명의 자녀와 아내 서미진 I have 6 children and wife Mijin SEO. 아내와 함께 상담사역과 호주기독교 대학을 이끌어가고 있습니다. I and my wife have been Counselling Ministry and have build Australian College of Christianity

Specialisation:

관계 문제(가정, 부부관계) Relationship Issues (Family, Couple), 전문 수퍼 비젼Clinical Supervision, 스트레스 관리 Stress Management, 중재 Mediation and Conflict Resolution, 코칭 Coaching, 집단상담 및 교육Group Work and Training, 기질분석 MBTI, Qualifications Details : Counselling & Theology 기독교 상담학 박사 (Doctor of Christian Counselling at Canada Christian College) 목회상담학 박사 (Doctor of Pastoral Counselling at America Evangelical University) 고려대학교 국제경영 석사 (MBA of International Business at Korea University) 총신대학교 신학대학원 졸업 (MdiV at Chongshin Theological Seminary) 고려대학교 신문방송학과 졸업 (BA of Mass Communication at Korea University) 총신대학교 신학과 졸업(BA of Theology at Chongshin University)

Current Works:

호주기독교대학학장 (Australian College of Christianity CEO) 호주기독교대학 부설상담소 대표 (Australian College of Christianity Counselling Clinic CEO) 전문상담혐회보드멤버 (Board Member of Professional Counselling Association) 전문상담협회 시드니 한인 인도자 (Convener of PCA Sydney- Korean) 한국인 생명의 전화 원장 (Director of Korean Life Line) ACA Registered Supervisor (ACA등록 수퍼바이저), ACA Member Level 3 (ACA정회원)

Experience

예림서원 기독교 출판사 대표- Christian Publishing Company CEO 전) 호주열방대학 한국어 성경연구학교장 & 설립자 (Founder and Director of Korean School of Biblical Studies Diploma In Australia I of N) 호주가정상담대학 온라인 한국어 과정 설립자와 대표 (Founder and CEO of Australian Institute of Family Counselling Korean Distance Education Program),



Nigel Jones - PCA Board Member

Illawarra Branch Representative

Professional Counsellor/Clinical Supervisor - Level 3 ACA

Qualifications: Master of Counselling, Post Grad Christian Counselling.


Competencies: I am a relationships counsellor and work with couples, men, women, families and children. I provide program facilitation and support in the areas of marriage preparation, pre parenting, parenting, grief and loss, men’s support and anger management.


Experience: I am a senior practitioner for a Sydney based NGO and run my own practice in Wollongong where I offer counselling and professional supervision. I previously worked in the corporate world for many years and ran my own training company; providing technical training to Microsoft, Bloomberg, the US Army and other organizations. I was an ordained minister and, together with my wife, pastored a community-based church in Chatswood, Sydney for seven years. I have three married children and seven grandchildren.


Passion: My passion is to help and support the struggles and challenges that we all face along the journey of life, and be a listening ear to anyone that wants to be heard.


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