Training Team

  • Chris Cussen

    Chris is a psychologist who works in the Child and Family Counselling of the Australian Childhood Foundation. She holds a Masters degree in Creative Art Therapy and has a particular interest in the application of experiential therapeutic approac...

  • Mary-Ann Delaney

    Mary-Ann is a social worker with experience in working with children, young people and families who have experienced abuse-related trauma.  She has provided training, supervision and consultancy to a range of professionals, and has a backgr...

  • Sally Denning

    Sally works as a Therapeutic Specialist, at the Australian Childhood Foundation.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in psychology, a Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in Dance Therapy, a Graduate Certificate in Educational...

  • Marina Dickson

    Marina is a social worker and educator with previous clinical experience working with vulnerable and abused children in a range of school settings. She has trained extensively across the welfare and education sectors with a focus on the neurobio...

  • Alexa Duke

    Alexa is a teacher, counsellor and trainer who has worked over 25 years in schools, both in Australia and overseas. She has a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health and has worked extensively with adolescents at risk and their families in the education se...

  • Catherine Ensor

    Catherine is a psychologist with a strong interest in the provision of services for children who have experienced abuse and neglect. Catherine has a range of previous experience in providing therapy to children who have experienced abuse-related...

  • Mandy Flint

    Mandy has 14 years’ experience in the community welfare sector, working in child protection, family violence, women’s health, foster care and anti-poverty sectors. She brings extensive experience in case management work with vulnerable ch...

  • Cyra Fernandes

    Cyra is a social worker and family therapist with experience in working with families, children and young people who have experienced trauma and abuse. Cyra has run a number of training programs with young people and teachers focussing on develo...

  • Jennifer Gay

    Jennifer is an Occupational Therapist and works as a Therapeutic Specialist in the Therapeutic Care Program.  She has experience in working in adult forensic and child and adolescent mental health as well as with the Disability sector.  Jen...

  • Carolyn Grace

    Carolyn Grace is a registered professional counsellor with over 25 years’ experience working as a Youth Worker, Community Support Worker, School Counsellor and Counsellor in Australia and the UK.  She has worked in both Government and Priv...

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