Counsellor (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)
Originally from the city of Sheffield in Northern England, Michael emigrated to Western Australia with his wife and two children eight years ago. He has had close to 30 years experience in the fields of social work and counselling and worked for a number of different helping agencies both here and in the UK. Apart from his direct counselling role, Michael also teaches how best to offer help to people in need and has most recently been passing on his helping skills training students of Human Services at Edith Cowan University.
Counsellor (Monday, half day Wednesday, half day Thursday)
Sjoukje (pronounced SHOWKIA with the SHOW like shower) has had 15 years experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist for both agencies and private practice.
Administration (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
A fifth generation Australian, Sue was born and brought up in Perth. She comes from a large family of seven giirls and has a husband and two children herself. Originally brought up in Claremont, Sue now lives in the Northern Suburbs and is glad to be working in her old stomping ground of Subiaco.
George's background is in Electronic Engineering. He worked for IBM for many years and as Community Relations Manager, managed IBM's involvement in a range of community activities and services including Channel 7'a Annual Telethon. George has had a long standing involvement in the Police and Citizen's Youth Club and Perth ITeC (a retraining centre for displaced employees).