CCAA Provisional Member
CCAA No. 200585
Master of Counselling (Excelsia College) B Com. Marketing (UNSW)
Jackie from Be Heard! Counselling is a warm and insightful Counsellor. Jackie has a lived experience of what it is to balance raising a family, running her own business and studying in this busy world. Jackie understands the personal and financial stress of “trying to make ends meet” and is pleased to support clients by offering low cost counselling. She has practised as a face-to-face and telephone counsellor and completed her Master of Counselling in 2018.
Jackie practices person centred therapy to offer a welcoming, trusted, safe space for clients to share their stories and concerns. She has worked together with higher education students transitioning into adult life; adults experiencing relationship dilemmas, bereavement; grief and loss; chronic illness and carers’ issues. Jackie uses the principles of identifying personal values and accepting unchangeable circumstances to move towards a full and meaningful life. Jackie passionately uses creative therapies to unlock her clients’ deep emotions to enable greater self-understanding and reveal their true selves. Jackie incorporates spirituality into therapy as requested. Jackie has over 20 years of client services experience in government, corporate, small business and community settings.