Solution focused counsellorDr Stephanie Johnson is a former lecturer in Social Work at Charles Sturt University, Australia and a trained counsellor. Previously, Stephanie has had lecturing positions with Liverpool John Moore University, England and Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia. Stephanie has had over 25 years experience in the field of social work and counselling in Australia, Austria and England.

Stephanie has been working in the area of education for the last fifteen years and has been practising as a counsellor since 1993. Her background is in solution focused counselling and social work; she has a four-year Bachelor of Social Work degree from University of Tasmania and a three-year Master of Social Work degree from University of Newcastle, Australia. Stephanie has a PhD in social work, focusing on women’s depression. Stephanie has trained under Michael Durrant and Brian Cade in the area of Solution Focused Counselling and Brief Family Therapy. Stephanie has an interest in helping families with children with Autism and behavioural issues.

Stephanie’s area of research is in adolescent trauma, mental health, women’s depression and solution focused counselling. Stephanie has published and presented internationally in the area of social work. For more information, have a look at Stephanie’s other websites www.traumatraining.com.au; www.counsellingwaggawagga.com

Stephanie has developed an International social work profile within lecturing in Australia, England and Europe over the last ten years.

Stephanie is a trainer and supervisor of counsellors and social workers in NSW.