Deb Shepherd

CCAA Clinical Member
CCAA No. 300291

BA (Christian Counselling, Grad Dip (Christian Counselling) MA in Art Therapy

  • Deb works part-time with Mill Park Community Care, a counselling centre in the multi-cultural area of the Northern Suburbs, Melbourne. She also works part-time at Epping Secondary College as a student counsellor.
  • Deb has extensive experience with adolescents and has 3 children of her own that are now young adults.
  • Deb has recently finished her Master of Art Therapy at LaTrobe University and is a student member of ANZACATA.
  • Deb's placements during her studies have involved using art therapy with children who have been sexually abused, and also running art therapy groups in a community mental health setting. 
  • Deb has a special interest in attachment and trauma and has done significant professional development in these areas.
  • Deb is married to a pastor and is involved in Mill Park Baptist Church.
  • Deb uses a person-centred, strengths-focussed, holistic approach to therapy.
  • Deb has experience working with adolescents, couples, and families
  • Deb works with those who have experienced anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship problems and childhood abuse
  • Deb's own therapy is to go for walks with her dog or ride horses when time permits. She also enjoys painting and upcycling furniture in her spare time.


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