Services for Professionals 

Wendy offers Clinical Supervision, Training and Consulting services.

 

 
Clinical Supervision

I offer individual and group Clinical Supervision to Social Workers, Psychologists, Counsellors, Doctors, Health Care Professionals, and Counselling Students in person, via telephone, or video-conference.

Clinical Supervision is our dedicated space to reflect upon your professional work, and all its impacts and challenges. It's here we can discuss caseload and clinical issues, staff interpersonal issues, ethical dilemmas, as well as support your ongoing learning and development.     

As a Social Worker, I have worked extensively in health and community settings in Australia and overseas. I know firsthand the importance of having a safe and structured environment to reflectively examine our work, and to manage its impact on our profesional and personal lives. 

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I am a passionate advocate for open and honest conversations about death and dying.

I promote discussions between individuals and communities about how we die, about the impact of loss, and how an awareness of our mortality may help us find greater purpose and meaning in our lives.

I provide training and consultation to public and private sector organisations, including Australian Federal Police, NSW Police, NSW Ambulance, Australian Psychological Society and The Law Society of NSW. This includes training on supporting people following crisis and a death, and how to look after ourselves in the aftermath of these events. 

Contact me to discuss your training, facilitation or public speaking needs. 

 
 

Do you work with people experiencing grief following a bereavement?

 

Do you want to learn strategies and skills to confidently support someone who is grieving?

 

For this webinar I've partnering with another specialist grief counsellor, Nathan MacArthur from Sydney Grief Counselling, to share the knowledge and skills we have gained from supporting thousands of people following a death. Between us, we have over 30 years of experience in grief and bereavement counselling.

Webinar: An Introduction to Theories and Techniques for Supporting People who are Grieving

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This session is suitable for:

 

counsellors, social workers, psychologists, death doulas, nurses, doctors, chaplains, volunteers, mental health and allied health professionals who want to build their confidence in understanding and responding to people experiencing grief following a bereavement.

People who attended said:

 

"An extremely useful session. I am a clinical nurse educator and found it rewarding to have a refresher of knowledge and theory, and think about the bigger picture of the current world health situation and its impact on the process of grief and bereavement."

"Inspiring and very beautiful - thank you - superlative quality."

"Both presenters were clear, organized and informative. I will definitely be tuning in again for your sessions."

"Presenters both had a beautiful natural style, paced information well."

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In this 2-hour recorded session we discuss:

 

  • the physical, cognitive, emotional, social and spiritual impacts of grief

  • using theories of grief in practice

  • assessing and responding to needs and risks

  • creative ways to support someone who is grieving

  • counselling strategies for working with powerful emotions e.g. guilt and anger

  • self-care in the context of working with death, dying and grief

 

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