Exploring the grief and bereavement that can accompany chronic illness and disability.

In this week's episode, I talk with Louise Pearson. Louise is an accredited mental health social worker with over twenty years of experience in the disability and community sector. She has completed training as a Gestalt Psychotherapist and is also…

Bringing about behavioural change, working in men’s behaviour change programs with Blake Johns

Listen to Blake share some of his experiences working in a men's behaviour change program.  Blake is an accredited mental health social worker, working across a variety of settings including mental health, substance misuse, domestic violence, sexual offending, child protection,…

Working with vulnerable kids and families in child protection. Liz Andrew Brake.

Liz Andrew- Brake is a qualified Social Worker that is AASW registered. She has been working in the Child Protection field for the past 12+ years. She’s worked in a variety of roles in New Zealand, United Kingdom, and Australia…

Thinking big. Providing counselling in a women’s refuge and starting a social enterprise.

 ‘’Thinking big’’ providing counselling in a women's refuge and starting a social enterprise. Jen has had a very diverse and interesting career. In this interview she shares with listeners some of her journey and what inspired her to become a…

From Paralegal to Social Worker. Working with children and trauma all while staying passionate about the work you do.

In my interview with Ashton Hayes, she shares her journey starting off as a paralegal working in family law. Her career took on a new trajectory as she discovered she felt she could do more hands-on work as a social…