Our WorkingWell Counsellors

WorkingWell has qualified and experienced counsellors across Australia.

All our WorkingWell Counsellors:

  • Are all tertiary qualified
  • Are approved as Family and Child Counsellors by the Attorney General Department under the Family Law Act
  • Receive regular professional supervision and training
  • Hold Suitability Cards for Working with Children issued by the Commission for Children and Young People

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Counsellor Profiles

  • Campbell

    Campbell is an experienced counsellor with a Diploma in Counselling and extensive training as a Family Therapist.

    With more than 30 years experience in the field, Campbell has supported a diverse range of clients from communities throughout New South Wales and Queensland, including rural and remote areas.

    Campbell and his wife hail from the Sunshine Coast, where they lived for many years raising their four children. His own experience with raising a family, as well as observing others, has provided Campbell with unique insights into families, parenthood and relationships.

    With a solution-focused approach, Campbell enjoys seeing his clients freed from the tyranny of their past, develop their own strengths, take responsibility for their decisions and nurture themselves towards success.

  • Neil

    Neil is a registered psychologist and one of our most experienced clinicians with over 35 years in the human services and mental health fields and employed with CatholicCare since 1998.

    During this time he has worked with countless clients across all genders and age groups as well as with the indigenous community. This includes a decade of child protection work for the State Government.

    In his free time, Neil is a keen reader, gardener and plant collector and also has an active interest in archery.

  • Catherine

    Catherine has been a counsellor since 2021.

    Prior to joining CatholicCare, Catherine has gained a wealth of life experiences to draw upon. From being a teen mum, to the CEO of a not-for-profit organisation, as well as working in the care space with older members of our community. Catherine has also put her hand to life coaching.

    Catherine is passionate about empowering both men and woman from all walks of life to know their identity, feel their self-worth, and gain emotional intelligence, allowing people to become the best version of themselves.

    Catherine’s counselling style is very ‘solutions focused’ and uses a range of therapy and counselling styles. Catherine has a Christian faith background and as such can provide ‘bible informed’ counselling.

    In June 2024 Catherine’s role expands to providing counselling to aged members of our community, including end of life counselling for those with a palliative diagnosis, be that in a hospice or home setting.

    Outside of work Catherine enjoys fashion, visiting second-hand shops, gardening, spending time with her pets and catching up with her family and friends.

  • Keanu

    Keanu has completed a Bachelor of Human Services (BHMS Counselling) and a Graduate Certificate in Counselling from the University of Southern Queensland. He was an online text-based counsellor for 1 year, during his studies. In 2021 he started working with a private counselling business and has been with CatholicCare since July 2023.

    Keanu specialises in generalist counselling with an influence from a range of methods and modalities. Preferential to Narrative Therapy, Existential Therapy and Reality Therapy. Keanu is also open to discussing religious and spiritual or other niche topics.

    Out of work Keanu enjoys learning about Philosophy, History, Theology and Psychology/Psychotherapy. He also enjoys exercise, DIY projects and gardening.

  • Giovanna

    As a counsellor, Giovanna has been active in delivering short-term and long-term interventions, providing support for clients in various challenges. With a deep work ethic, she is able to assist clients in therapeutic interventions and empowering clients to manage and overcome mental and emotional challenges.

    Giovanna has a Masters Degree in Social Work, Certificate IV in Human Resources, Bachelor in Legal and Social Sciences and has been a counsellor since 2021. Giovanna specialises in family and relationship (Training completed in Gottman Level 1), EFT (Attachment Science in Practise) and Narrative Therapy (Key skills in family therapy, systems and stories).

    Prior to CatholicCare, Giovanna worked as a social worker intern at Jewish House and Mission Australia. Anglicare Southern Queensland as a Family Support Practitioner and CentaCare North Queensland as a Family and Community Counsellor.

    Giovanna has done a large amount of Voluntary Work in Australia and Brazil. In Sydney she volunteered with JH Kids, working with children aged 4 to 12, and built a solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs. In Brazil, Giovanna did voluntary work in the NGO “Sonhar Acordado” (“Dreaming Awake”), Working with children and teenagers.

    Outside of work, Giovanna loves going to the beach and being outside in nature, whether that be watching sunrises or sunsets. She also enjoys catching up with her friends and family.

  • Catherine

    Catherine has been a member of the WorkingWell clinical team since 2021.

    She has more than seven years’ experience in trauma counselling, specialising in sexual assault and abuse counselling. She is also a social worker with our Allied Health Team in Bundaberg.

    She holds a Master of Social Work, a Master of Narrative Therapy & Community Work, and a Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling). She is an accredited social worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers.

    Catherine is multilingual, which has proved essential in WorkingWell’s work with culturally and linguistically diverse clients.

    In her free time, Catherine enjoys spending time with her family, has an interest in the arts, and volunteers with a non-political service organisation.

  • Amber

    Amber joined CatholicCare in January 2024

    Amber has been a counsellor for over a year. She completed a Bachelor of Social work and is also currently studying a post graduate certificate in Mental Health and Neuroscience.

    She previously worked as a Social Worker at Mackay Base Hospital and as a Mental Health Clinician at Evolve Therapeutic Services.

    Outside of work Amber enjoys going to gym, trips to the beach, spending time with friends and family. She has a love of being outside, exploring waterfalls and bushwalking.