Kylie Maddox Pidgeon

BA (Psych, Ling.); BSS (Psych) Hon. GD (Psych); GD Bible & Mission

Kylie Maddox Pidgeon  is a registered psychologist who lectures at St Marks National Theological Centre and counsels in private practice.

Erin Martine Sessions

B.Anc.History, B.Chr.Studies, M. Creative Writing, PhD candidate.

Erin Martine Sessions is a Domestic and Family Violence spokesperson for Common Grace. Her research has explored the prevention of intimate partner violence within the church. Erin is an academic, poet, speaker and writer. She’s currently working on her PhD on Song of Songs and Violence, lectures at Excelsia College, and is a Domestic and…

Shane Clifton

Doc. Phil; B.Theo; B.Econ.

Shane Clifton is Honorary Associate at the Centre for Disability Research and Policy at the University of Sydney, after working for two decades as Professor of Theology and Ethics at Alphacrucis College.

Carl Collins

Assoc Dip Applied Social Science Dip Community Services - Welfare  Level III Investigative Services

Carl Collins is a former senior child protection investigator, team leader and departmental children’s court prosecutor with DHS Protective Services in Victoria. He was also the co-founding director of CACET Global (Child Abuse Consultancy Education and Training), providing training and consultancy to schools, colleges, churches, welfare agencies, government and non- government agencies as well as…

Rev Dr Graham Barker

BA, MA, MA, Psy.D CCAA (Clinical & Supervisor)

Dr. Graham Barker is a semi-retired Clinical Psychologist with additional qualifications in Education, Theology and Counselling. During his lifetime he has been a teacher, a pastor, a missionary, a clinician, and an academic. He was the founding president of CCAA(NSW) He completed his doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology at George Fox University in the USA…

Peter Janetzki

ClinDip.T., Grad.Dip.Soc.SC., M.Soc.Sc. (Counselling). CCAA (Clin.), CCAA (Reg Supervisor), PACFA Reg. 21092, ARCAP Reg., MIAAN(Cert)

Conference Workshop 3: Neuropsychotherapy – A paradigm shift in the Changing World of Counselling – How Neuroscience Advancements are Going Beyond Theory and a Confirming Christian Worldview. Recent developments from the field of Neuroscience is changing the landscape of counselling and psychotherapy. The increase of our knowledge and understanding of Neurobiology has created a paradigm…

Dr. John Andersen

B.A.,M.Sc., M.A., M. Th., PhD.

John Andersen is a psychologist and marriage and family therapist. He has 21 years of clinical experience in private practice. He is the director of Mount Evelyn Counselling. John has been actively involved with CCAA since he returned from the United States in 2000. He is currently the President of the Christian Counsellors Association of…

Julie Gillin

Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology), CAMHS

Julie Gillin is a speech pathologist with many years experience working in the field. Julie has three children, with her son developing a drug problem in his teen years.  There followed very difficult years as Julie and her family struggled to understand his problem and how best to help him.  Julie has had contact with…

Joe Coyne

Master of Clinical Psychology (Griffith University), Australian Psychological Society, APS College of Clinical Psychologists, APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists

Joe Coyne has worked for over 20 years in the area of child and family psychology. He is particularly interested in the developmental processes involved in healthy outcomes and the impacts of parenting and life events on personal trajectories. In recent years he has been exploring the benefits of incorporating attachment theory and research into…

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and Managing Director at Michael Lynch Family Lawyers. Michael has practiced exclusively in family law and de facto relationship law for nearly 30 years and has extensive experience in all facets of family law. Michael is well recognised and respected as one of Queensland’s leading Family Law…