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“But I’m Not a Counsellor” – Navigating the Space Between Counselling and Being ‘On the Spot’ Informal Counselling

November 15 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

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This one day course is an interactive workshop which aims to develop the knowledge and skills of workers in the Community Services sector so that the workers may support clients who are distressed more effectively.

This workshop  is for those who are not trained as counsellors and are not in a counselling role but frequently find themselves having to use counselling skills due to the nature of their role.

We will also take into consideration cross cultural factors.

Who should attend this workshop?

Family workers, health workers, community workers, settlement & multicultural workers, children’s services, teachers, early intervention workers and others who work in the community services environment engaging people.


Mirna Tarabay                                                                                      

Mirna Tarabay is a counsellor and psychotherapist who has worked exclusively with women and children who have experienced trauma in interpersonal relationships. She has also worked with people facing a range of issues; including struggles with family and relationships, sexual abuse, childhood abuse, anxiety and depression, loss and grief, eating disorders and addiction.

Mirna is influenced greatly by the humanistic model of counselling which underpins many of our current models of counselling and psychotherapy, her approach is a holistic one, this enables her to extract from many models of therapy in order to best support the needs of her clients.



Members: $88; Non-Members: $148.50. Morning tea and lunch provided. Please advise of special dietary needs, or other needs when you register online.

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More Information

Giodhini Sivaraj, ph 9620 6172 or email giodhinis@fwtdp.org.au

Code: FW10NSC

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November 15
8:45 am - 4:00 pm
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Dooley’s Catholic Club
24-28 John Street
Lidcombe, NSW 2141 Australia
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