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Managing Director / Christian Counsellor
Lyn is a well sought-after Christian Counsellor and Managing Director of Connections Counselling Perth. Lyn has over 32 years’ experience helping people through difficult and complex life circumstances. Lyn brings a wealth of personal and professional experience into a therapeutic setting. She has studied extensively and is best known for her work in neglect, abuse and all forms of pregnancy loss including abortion. Her clients describe her as very compassionate, genuine, insightful and is committed to helping people through life’s difficulties. Lyn strives to conduct herself in a professional and ethical way. Lyn also manages and coordinates Hope Alive Australia and New Zealand; founded Pause Retreats.
She finds it extremely beneficial and vital to take time out, to pause, to nourish her physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. Lyn is continuing her journey while learning and growing in how to practice the presence of God, being still and hearing God’s gentle still voice.
Lyn has been married for 43 years with two children and three grandchildren. She loves walking, jigsaw puzzles, hanging out with friends, family and playing with her grandchildren.
She has Diploma in Counselling, and provides individual and group supervision.
Kristy is passionate about people, their uniqueness and the journey that they are on. She has 16 years of experience as Psychologist and comes from an eclectic approach that is Christian and client centred. She provides a safe space for her clients to explore, discover, learn and grow through the difficulties that life brings; creating an environment to do so through her warmth, compassionate, and genuine interest to every individual.
She is zealous about working with families, in particular couples, parents, children, adolescents and young adults and holds a special interest in grief counselling, relationship counselling, challenges around change, impact of faith and reaching the person’s unique potential to live life to the fullest.
Kristy is a Registered Psychologist with postgraduate qualifications in Grief & Palliative Care Counselling, Counselling Bereaved Children, along with modules in Art & Expressive Therapy. She is a member of Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Janine has a proven exemplary result in Christian counselling as she works for more than 12 years in a range of areas including trauma, abuse, addiction, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, identity and relationships. She has an integrative approach, according to individual needs, while working collaboratively, navigating through life’s difficulties across diverse cultural backgrounds.
She is warm, genuine and open, with a passionate and committed approach to facilitating hope and restoration of individual lives.
Janine has earned a Bachelor in Family Therapy, Master Counselling, Expressive Therapies in Sandplay and Symbol Work. She is a member of Australia Counsellors Association (ACA).
Alicia is a registered Psychologist with seven years of substantial training with adolescents, adults, and couples experiencing wide-range of issues including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, self-esteem, trauma, faith and spiritual, and personality disorders.
She is passionate about helping others work through the issues of day-to-day life and the challenges of battling mental health problems. Alicia exudes a warm, gentle and friendly nature. She takes a non-judgmental approach to therapy and believes it can help enhance anyone’s life, no matter where they are at.
Alicia has a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from Curtin University in Western Australia. She is a member of Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Denise has 23 years of extensive experience counselling children and working with families in need. As a woman of faith, Denise, with God, joins clients on their healing journey to assist them to discover, accept and find solutions to resolve what is impacting them or their families.
She is a genuine, resilient lady with a love and passion for working with children and families.
Denise has a Bachelor in Social Science, Graduate Diploma in Human Service and Master of Arts in Human Service Counselling. She is a member of Australia Counsellors Association (ACA).
Having journeyed through her own experiences of harm and trauma, Wendy has learned the crucial value of safety and respect within the therapeutic relationship. She recognises the courage of her clients in choosing to face their pain, and honours them with dignity and a sense of empowerment within the sacred places they want to explore. The path is not always easy to navigate, but Wendy is committed to walking alongside her clients with gentleness, patience, and compassion.
She has helped clients work through issues of complex grief, loss, trauma, spiritual abuse, religious trauma, and domestic violence. She is holistic in her approach and uses an eclectic range of therapeutic practices, including Narrative, Sand Tray, Psychodynamic, and Polyvagal techniques.
Born in Malaysia, grown up in Australia, and being married to a German man for the last 15 years has shaped Wendy to be aware and sensitive to the diversity of cultures and backgrounds in society.
Wendy has a Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling), is currently completing a Masters in Counselling Practice, and is a member of the Australian Counselling Association.
Gaston is a counsellor with over 20 years of experience helping individuals, couples and families. He has extensive teaching experience in the fields of psychology, counselling and education. He has worked as a clinician in Australia and overseas in different settings including universities, agencies and private practice.
Gaston provides support for young people, individuals and couples in different areas including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, grief, relationships and stress management. He also has extensive experience in treating problem in gambling and its effects.
With a passion for faith and theology, Gaston is a registered Christian Counsellor and can offer counselling and guidance on spiritual issues. He is also an accredited clinical supervisor. Gaston can provide counselling in English and in Spanish.
Gaston was trained as a Psychologist in South America with a specific focus on CBT. He is also knowledgeable in Person Centred Psychotherapy and has a specialty in Positive Psychology. In Australia, he is registered as a clinical member with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and the Christian Counselling Association of Australia (CCAA).
Gaston is currently finishing his PhD on the interaction of mental health, wellbeing and technology for young people. He has an MBA and is a Senior Lecturer currently working as the Counselling Program Coordinator for the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle.