Narrative Therapy Connections Sydney is an independent practice offering counselling, supervision and training with Loretta Pederson in Crows Nest (Lower North Shore of Sydney).
Loretta is registered as a clinical member of the Psychotherapists and Counsellors Association of Australia (PACFA), meeting annual requirements for clinical supervision and professional development.
Counselling is available for adults, teens and children. Loretta sees individuals, partners and families.
Counselling is used to address a range of issues, such as anxiety, depression, relationship issues, stress and workplace concerns. It can be a relatively short-term process, of 6-12 sessions. Longer term counselling is available for people wanting to address issues such as abuse, which have significantly impacted their life or sense of identity.
Supervision is available for practitioners working in counselling or group work. Supervision can take place at Crows Nest (North Shore, Sydney) or over Skype. Group supervision can take place at your agency.
Loretta Pederson meets the requirements to supervise members of PACFA and ACA.
Workshops in counselling practice and supervision are available through The Centre for Developing Narrative Practice and also CCWT – email Loretta for more details. In-house training throughout Australia and overseas is available to suit the needs of organisations.
About Loretta Pederson
Loretta Pederson – Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor BA (Welfare) Master of Narrative Therapy and Community Work PACFA (Reg. Clinical No. 22756)
Loretta has completed her Master of Narrative Therapy and Community Work through the University of Melbourne and Dulwich Centre, Adelaide.
She is part of the teaching faculty for the Dulwich Centre (Adelaide), Excelsia College (Sydney) and is a guest presenter for various other training centres.
In recent years Loretta has been conducting counselling and supervision through Narrative Therapy Connections.
She also volunteers for Twenty10/Gay and Lesbian Counselling Service.
Loretta began her therapeutic practice working in the community sector, with families experiencing significant distress in relation to mental health issues, family violence, and parenting concerns. This work involved counselling, group work and case management. For several years she was Team Leader of an Intensive Family Support Service.
People of diverse genders and sexualities are welcomed and respected here, as are traditional, blended, rainbow and poly families.
Please contact Loretta on 0451 519 638 to enquire or to book an initial appointment.