Amethyst Health Service
Josephine has worked in the Primary Health and Allied Health Sectors for over 30 years. Her roles have been diverse and challenging and include Counsellor, Allied Health Consultant, Clinical Supervisor, Trainer, Team Leader, Policy Analyst & Service Development Writer. Her extensive experience in Melbourne, Perth & regional Victoria include Community Organisations, Federal and State Governments, and in her private Consultancy practice of 14 years.
She has provided the following services: Sexual Assault Sector: Acute crisis care, counselling & group work; preparation of child and adult vulnerable witnesses for Court evidence. Defence/Military Personnel: Mental health counselling & group work, transition to Civilian life, & formal Veterans Advisory Panel roles. Disability Sector: Human relations/sexuality education with adolescents & adults with intellectual disability; delivery of training to parents of children with disabilities, & formulation of positive behaviour support plans for families. EAP Sector: Counselling, redundancy, career transition and on-site psychological first aid services. Women’s Health: Pregnancy & Lifespan counselling in several Services and own Practice. Extensive service/policy development across Sexual Assault, Disability, Women’s, Youth & Out of Home Care Services.