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Katrina Lewis

I bring over 25 years of rich experience in the Human Services field to my roles as a Counsellor and Consultant. My comprehensive expertise spans across various domains, including individual and family counselling, child protection practice, leadership, and private consultancy.

As an accomplished professional, I hold a Master of Counselling, a Master of Professional Education and Training, and a Bachelor of Social Sciences, all from reputable Australian universities. My roles as a Manager, Practice Leader, Counsellor, and Facilitator/Trainer have not only broadened my skillset but have also deepened my passion for delivering counselling and consultancy services tailored to meet unique individual or organisational needs.

At the heart of my work is the drive to enable you to achieve optimal outcomes, providing a sense of resolution, and mapping pathways forward. Your journey of growth and empowerment is my primary focus.

My Approach

Katrina works alongside you to identify your specific goals using evidence-based psychotherapy approaches to achieve a greater sense of personal control and self-worth. These include:
  • Narrative therapy
  • Solution-focussed therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Systemic family therapy
  • Appreciative inquiry
  • Mindfulness strategies
  • Art and creativity
  • Self-care tools and resources
  • Psychoeducation to help understand situations

Counselling supports you to navigate experiences of:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Childhood abuse
  • Low self-worth
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflict and family dynamics
  • Emotional dysregulation
  • Work issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Separation and divorce
  • Parenting challenges

What you can expect:

  • To feel listened to and heard
  • Confidentiality and privacy
  • Competent, professional, and ethical service
  • To work within your life story and view of the world
  • To be treated respectfully and non-judgmentally
  • A safe space in which to express your thoughts and feelings
  • To have your needs and goals assessed and have an idea of what type of therapy may suit you and the time commitment to achieve your goals