A list of recommended resources by category

Counselling

As an association we have spent a lot of time researching counsellors and developing a selection of counsellors we feel comfortable recommending.

Guidance notes

  • The counsellors on this list are Christian. They have been assessed against evaluation criteria approved by the CCSA Board
  • It is recommended that advice is always assessed against God’s Holy Word
  • These counsellors have not yet been assessed to be Biblical counsellors – feedback from users will assist us make this assessment
  • We encourage and welcome feedback on any counsellors on this list (or others) – you may provide this feedback anonymously below
  • All users of this list are urged to involve your pastor, elders, and / or family in any potential or actual care program
  • Always ask your counsellor to provide their services from a Christian perspective – this allows the counsellor to take a Biblical approach in their sessions
  • You may wish to consult your doctor to determine whether you can qualify for a Mental Healthcare Plan

Carolyn Wesley

Pastoral Care course (Baptist Theological College), Counselling Diploma (Baptist Theological College), Bachelor of Counselling, Postgraduate Diploma Mental Health Counselling
CCAA, PACFA
Duncraig

David Michie

Bachelor Arts (Psychology, History), Master of Arts (Counseling), Doctor of Theology
AASW
Northbridge

Ernest Nnadigwe

Postgraduate Diploma in Theology (Bible College), Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy (ECU)
CCAA, PACFA, ACA
Welshpool

Joe Forde

Vocational Graduate Certificate from AIFC
PACFA, CCAA
Joondalup

Kim McQuade

Qualified Counsellor, Postgraduate degree in Integrative Counselling (University in UK)
PACFA, CCAA
Baldivis, Greenfield

Narelle Williams

Certificate in Counselling and Family Therapy (Australian Institute of Family Counselling, Diploma and Advanced Diploma and Graduate Certificate (Australian Institute of Family Counselling)
CCAA, PACFA, ACA
Midland

Sara Scheffer

B. Ministry Postgraduate in Counselling M.A. in Practical Theology focusing on marital wellness within ministry (University of NW, South Africa)
PACFA (Clinical Counsellor), CCAA
Alkimos

Sue Johnston

Associate Diploma in Christian Counselling (Tabor Bible College), Bachelor Arts, Social Work (Curtin University), Masters in Counselling (Curtin University)
AASW, CCAA
Bunbury

Valarie Morton

Licentiate in Family Counselling – Pathways/Kinway (Curtin University), Master in Counselling (Notre Dame)
CCAA, PACFA
Hammond Park

NOTES – 

AASW = Australian Association of Social Workers

ACA = Australia Counselling Association

AHPRA = Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

CCAA = Christian Counsellors Association of Australia

PACFA = Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia

If you would like to provided anonymous feedback on counsellors please use the form below. We request you don’t abuse this service and instead provide constructive biblical feedback. We will not be able to identify you if you use this form so if you are seeking a response please contact us via the contact page.