Shivon Barresi

AdvDip Couns&FamTher, MCouns(Child&Adolescent), M SocSc (FamTher), GradCert YthMentalHlth, Cert IV TAE. MACA, PACFA, AAFT

Shivon is employed as a School Counsellor in the Independent Education system in Melbourne. She has a broad range of experience in working with children, adolescents and their families to support young people’s educational, social and emotional development and mental health. She also provides specialised family therapy to families within her workplace in the context…

Patricia Purnell-Webb

MPsych(Clin), Senior Certified Gottman Marital Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant for the Gottman Institute,

Trish Purnell-Webb is a clinical psychologist with a wealth of experience in the broad spectrum of adult mental health with specialist training and experience in relationship therapy and trauma. Trish holds a MPsych(Clin), is a Senior Certified Gottman Marital Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant for the Gottman Institute, the first one in Austalia. Trish delivers…

Melanie Raimundo

Dip. in Counselling

Melanie Raimundo has a Diploma in Counselling, is a Facilitator and Accredited Play of Life Trainer and Coach, and Enneagram.rc Coach. Melanie is a professional member of the International Enneagram Association (IEA) and a partner of Relationship Capital, a corporate and personal consulting organisation. She has previously worked corporately with government and private organisations including…

Dr Carlos Raimundo

Dr. Carlos A Raimundo, has studies in medicine, surgery, psychotherapy, psychiatry in Argentina, theology in the USA, communities in Europe & USA and management & leadership in Australia. Carlos is the author of Relationship Capital (Prentice Hall, 2002) and the creator of the 3d Visualisation and Simulation Model also known as Play of Life®, which…

Robyn Lingard

Certified Gottman Therapist; Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Master's Counselling (Clin), Grad Dip Bible & Ministry, Bachelor Social Work; clinical member & supervisor CCAA & PACFA; supervisor & member AASW

Robyn became SA’s second Certified Gottman Therapist in 2019 after being introduced to the Gottman model during her Master’s degree. During these past 15 years, she has undertaken ongoing training in couples therapy according to various models, including Gottman training levels 1 to 3. In 2014, under the supervision of CCAA founder, Dr John Court,…

Donna M. Longden

Cert IV WPT; M. Soc Sc (Counselling); Grad Dip (Ed Counselling); Grad Dip Ed (sec); Cert Midwifery; B.Nsg; Dip App Sc

Donna has been working with children and young people for over 20 years in various fields. Her qualifications in midwifery, education and counselling have made a solid platform for her work, allowing her to use developmental, educational and psychological theories collectively. Donna is married to David and together they have 3 children of their own,…

Monique Broadbent

Bachelor in Psychology. Support Leader: StandBy - Support After Suicide

Monique has a background in counselling and psychology, specialising in supporting people in crisis. She has worked in bereavement for a decade, and is passionate about bearing witness to the unbearable with her clients and walking alongside them on their path to rebuilding. To learn more about Standby, please visit the national website   

Dr Leonie White

B.BS, B Psych(Hon),Ph.D

Dr Leonie White is a Psychologist and Clinical Family Therapist with 20 years experience including work with children, adults, families, foster families, residential care providers, teachers and other therapists, in Australian and Canadian Education Systems, as well as working in Health, and Australian and Canadian Child Protection Systems. Currently Leonie specializes in Mental Health by…

CCAA Member - Willem Boeree

Dr Willem Boeree

Dip Christian Doctrine, BA (Biblical Studies), MA Counselling, MA Psychology & Counselling, Ph D CCAA Clinical Member & Supervisor. PACFA Clinical.

Willem has been in Private Practice as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist for 33 years and has elected, over the last two years, to work on a part-time basis.  Willem also became an accredited Supervisor for CCAA in October 1998. He has chosen to specialise in the twin areas of Mood and Anxiety Disorders. Willem’s view…

Debra Battersby


Debra is an Individual and Couples Therapist, and a CCAA Registered Supervisor who specialises in working with adults significantly impact by childhood trauma and neglect. She has 17 years of clinical experience working in private practice and 10 years providing clinical supervision and secondary consultations. She has also provided counselling support at Relationships Australia (2009…