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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, […]

AGM 2019 Invitation

Dear Members, Thank you for your on-going support of your association.  This email invites you to join all members of QCA to take part in discussions and decisions for the association moving forward into 2019/20. You are cordially invited to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Saturday 19 October 2019. All QCA […]

QCA Special General Meeting Outcome

Dear Members, A Special General Meeting of the Queensland Counsellors Association Inc. was held on Saturday 17 August at Relationships Australia, St Pauls Terrace Spring Hill in Brisbane.  The meeting was at 10 am and concluded at 10:33 am.  The purpose of the meeting was to consider and vote on the following motion:- “That Queensland […]

Counsellor’s Life – Anna-Maree Osborne

Anna Osborne is the CEO of Anewu Counselling Services and a past president of QCA (2017 – 2018). View Anna’s profile here.   YOUR PASSION Your favourite hobby? Tai Chi Favourite sports player? Ash Barty (tennis) as she is a humble champion Guilty pleasure Dark chocolate and lots of it I can’t live without My […]

New QCA Members

We are more than pleased to have the following people joining the QCA.  Welcome aboard! We hope your time with QCA is beneficial and fulfilling. New QCA Members Clinical: Carol Carter, Chris Chicoteau, Laura McKenzie, Julie Messenger, Peter Naylor Provisional: Ali Nott, Mary-Ann Pascoe, Michelle Reynolds, Peter Rogers, Kimberley Runia, Catherine Yong Associate: Patricia Cranney […]

Special General Meeting

QCA SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING Date & Time:  Saturday 17th August 2019, 10.00am – 11.30am Venue:  Relationships Australia  – 159 St Pauls Terrace, Spring Hill, QLD   BUSINESS OF THE MEETING 1. That Queensland Counsellors Association Inc. (QCA) transition from a Member Association of PACFA to a State Branch of PACFA, with the transition process beginning immediately and […]

Recognising and acknowledging counsellors

I’d like to share my experience at the QCA’s June PD “Narrative Therapy: A Therapist’s Narrative” presented by Carol du Plessis. You can watch Carol’s presentation here.  Carol shared her own story of working within a narrative therapy framework and the way in which this has shaped her identity as a clinician. In the group […]

Save on renewal membership fees

Dear Member, SAVE ON RENEWAL MEMBERSHIP FEES and PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY INSURANCE Your QCA membership renewal for the 2019/20 financial year is coming up quickly.  QCA offers an EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT if members renew their membership by 31 July 2019. Clinical Early Bird*= $300 (a savings of $54) Provisional Early Bird*= $250 (a savings of $20) Associates Early Bird*= $200 […]