Counsellors

Zoe Broomhead

B.A. Min (Counselling)
Grad Cert. Developmental Trauma
Cert IV TAE .
M.A.C.A. 10102 CCAA(Clin) 13622
Registered Supervisor – CMACA & CCAA

Director Living Life Counselling

zoe@livinglife.net.au

Phone : 0402 475 333

Zoe is the Director of Living Life Counselling, she is a clinically accredited counsellor who spent thirteen years working in community-based counselling centres, prior to developing the practice at Croydon Hills in 2008. In 2006 Zoe was invited back to Kingsley College to teach Counselling Skills in the degree program where her initial studies were undertaken, she has since taught in both the higher education and tertiary sectors. After a decade of formal teaching Zoe retired from the formal educational processes and now offers individual training alongside her practice at Croydon Hills.

In counselling practise Zoe has particular interest working with trauma informed approaches, working with clients with both recent and past trauma, anxiety and depression with both young people and the general population. Zoe has specific trauma training in developmental trauma and in working with trauma in the body. Differing modalities include, experiential, sand tray work, a sensorimotor approach, a developmental trauma model, as well as the more traditional therapies of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Transactional Analysis and Person Centred approaches.

In 2003 Zoe established the Living Life series of workshops and Seminars still running today; believing that education is empowerment, that to provide skills to people allows individuals, couples and families to function to the best of their capacity.

Zoe offers counselling in the following areas:

  • Trauma counselling
  • Personal & Relationship counselling
  • Domestic Violence
  • Abuse – Physical, sexual, emotional, spiritual
  • Post-natal depression
  • Sexuality and sexual issues.
  • Depression and anxiety management
  • Chronic illness
  • Grief & loss
  • ME/CFS
  • Critical incident debriefing
  • General counselling
  • General & sexual addiction
  • Sand Play Therapy
  • Supervision of Counselling Practitioners

Matt Glover

BSc(Hons), BTheol, GradDipTheol, M (Counselling)-
M.A.C.A. (Level 2)
Qualified MHSS trainer
ACT Therapist

matt@mgacounselling.com.au
www.mgacounselling.com.au

 Phone: 1300 38 50 20

Matt is a qualified counsellor and ordained minister who has been involved in pastoral care and counselling since 1998. He has worked extensively in the fields of sexuality, mental health and grief and loss. Matt also runs professional and personal development courses for schools, corporate bodies and community groups.

Matt offers counselling in the following area:

  • Grief & Loss
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Sexuality
  • Gender
  • Spirituality
  • Personal counselling
  • Relationship counselling
  • Pre-marriage counselling

Nick Garofalo

MA Christian Counselling
GD Pastoral Counselling
GD Adolescent Health and Welfare,
Diploma Community Services Alcohol and Other Drugs 
n2ocounselling@outlook.com
Phone 0401 424 776 

Nick is a highly skilled counsellor with over 20 years of experience and extensive clinical knowledge. He balances excellent communication skills, empathy and compassion within a professional counselling approach. His extensive experience has seen him working with, with adolescents, and adults of all ages with behavioural and offending issues, and complex mental health in the drug and alcohol field.

This gives him extensive experience in working with family dynamics, working with parents and teens, couples with complex issues, as well as individuals with complex and or trauma backgrounds. He works with a wide range of clients of varying ages in both individual and group situations. He has also worked in a variety of settings from custody (for youth and adults), courts, various community settings and rehabilitation programs.

Areas of specialty and interest include:

  • General Counselling
  • Adolescents
  • Relationships
  • Family Dynamics
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Mental health counselling
  • Dual diagnosis treatment
  • Drug and alcohol misuse counselling
  • Forensic counselling
  • Comprehensive assessments
  • Adolescent and family issues.

Kim Johnstone

Cert IV – Counselling & Communication
BA – Counselling

kim.johnstone62@gmail.com

Phone:  0458 653 302

Kim brings into counselling a multitude of life experiences with 30 years of people helping skills.  She is married with four adult children and has lived in Africa for 10 years with her family. She has worked within the school system and is comfortable with people of varying ages and from very diverse of backgrounds. In the counselling field Kim has a particular interest in working with those with trauma, depression and anxiety.

Kim offers counselling in the following areas:

  • Trauma
  • Abuse
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief & Loss
  • Debriefing
  • Pre-marriage
  • Life Coaching
  • General Counselling
  • Couples
  • Families


Andy Rice

CERT Pastoral Counselling

andy@livinglife.net.au

Phone : 0466 398 845

Andy is a qualified counsellor and has ten years experience in community based counselling, prior to joining the team at Living Life in 2011.  Andy brings a wealth of experience with him having run Mens supports groups, specifically for men going through relationship difficulty and has a particular ability for working with men going through life changes.  Andy offers counselling in the following areas:

  • Personal and relationship counselling
  • Grief and loss
  • Depression
  • Sexual identity
  • Anxiety management
  • General & sexual addiction
  • Spirituality