Entries by Florence Ee

QCA History

Some interesting facts about QCA (click on the blue text to view) In June 1994, a survey was carried out on Professional Development preferences. We did not have SurveyMonkey back then, review the members’ responses, you’ll be surprised… We are still lobbying for this…look at the June 1994 Contact cover page In March 1995, there […]

QCA Farewell Celebration – Updates

QCA will be hosting a Farewell Celebration Event on Saturday 23 May 2020. An invitation has been sent out to current and former committee members to celebrate the association’s history as we prepare to transition to becoming the state branch of PACFA. We would like to thank members who have responded to the survey, as […]

Counselling clients from a conservative religious-cultural background – The nature of the challenge

Counselling clients from a conservative religious-cultural background- The nature of the challenge by Karol Misso The Socio-Cultural Context Therapists like ministers of religion, psychologists or teachers are representative of the clientele they serve. Yes, we have been through a process of formation and exposed to a body of knowledge that gives us a recognized standard […]

QCA Events of 2019 – Reflections

Article and photos contributed by Florence Ee It has been a very busy year for QCA, we had a total of 16 PD events organised this year. The photos remind me that my involvement with QCA is mainly about social connections. The Friday evening PD is my self-care time, connecting with other fellow counsellors to […]

Counsellor’s Life – Neil Wiseman

Neil Wiseman has more than 35 years of counselling experience working with individuals, couples, families and groups at Relationships Australia. Neil is now semi-retired but still works in his private practice to maintain his counselling passion. Neil was involved in facilitating the QCA professional development events for many years and is a Fellow of the […]

President’s Report November 2019

Prepared by Maree Armansin On Saturday 19 October 2019 the final AGM for QCA was held. As we move into the transition phase of becoming PACFA QLD the significance of this meeting and the massive work undertaken by all past committees and members was acknowledged. A new committee was formed to take us through to June 2020. The members are Maree Armansin, […]