Professional Counselling Association
of the ACT and NSW Inc
 
 
 
 
 

Events

Here is a list of events organised by the PCA and its members. We recommend if you wish to attend, that you go ahead and register.

Upcoming events

    • 17 Nov 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Kincumber & District Neighbourhood Centre, 1/20 Kincumber Street, Kincumber, NSW 2251
    Register

    Central Coast Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Laughter Yoga Session with Jacqueline Hilton - 

    Large Group Supervision

    Christmas get together

    Contact:

    Kylie Fawkner mobile 0431 737 557

    email: kylie@thefawkners.com



    • 17 Nov 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • The Greens, Ingleburn Bowling Club, 8 Memorial Avenue, Ingleburn
    Register

    Macarthur Branch Meeting

    It's number 1!

    You're invited to attend the first meeting of the

    PCA Macarthur Branch

    The PCA (ACT & NSW) Inc. is a member association of the ACA. Our mission is to maintain professionalism within counselling by providing valuable professional development and clinical supervision for our members.

    Supervision

    ACA accredited Supervision available for PCA members. 

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Case Studies will be provided for supervision, however members are encouraged to bring their own case studies.


    Presentation

    Family Law presented by Sarah Searle from Caldwell Martin Cox Solicitors

    Sarah Searle has worked in law firms for over 19 years, spending 12 of those years at Caldwell Martin Cox working primarily the practice areas of Family Law and Litigation.


    Sarah now principally practices in the area of Family Law out of a genuine desire to assist her clients navigate through some of the most difficult and challenging periods of their life.


    Sarah completed her Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the University of Western Sydney in 2012 and worked full time at CMC during the course of her studies, allowing her to have hands on experience while learning the profession.


    Born and raised in Camden, Sarah is extremely proud to be a part of the local community where she has chosen to remain and raise her family.  Outside of work Sarah enjoys time at the gym and socialising with family and friends.


    Presentations conducted at PCA Branch meetings attract 3 ACA OPD points.


    Contact:

    Rachel Hows - Ph: 0490 178 922 or Email: rachel@awindowopens.com.au


    • 24 Nov 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • McAuley Room, Penrith Bowling Club - Corner Woodriff and Derby Streets Penrith NSW 2750
    Register

    Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    PLEASE NOTE

    Please sign in at the Bar as per Bowling Club requirements upon entry to the club premises

    Lunch is available from the Penrith Bowling Club for members and guests prior to the meeting, if required.

    Drinks and snacks are also available at the Bar.

    Refreshments will be provided for afternoon tea

     

    Contact:      Josephine Byrnes-Luna   -   josephine@restorebalance.com.au

    • 01 Dec 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Wollongong Tennis Club - Function Room, 37 Foley Street, Gwynneville NSW 2500
    Register

    Illawarra Branch Meeting

    Presentation

    Using Music in Therapy-

    - Presented by Fiona Curll

    Introduction into Rhythm2Recovery & DRUMBEAT - Hands on experience.

    No Drumming or Musical experience necessary. If you have a heartbeat you have rhythm.

    Come along and have some fun and get a taste of how using rhythm within Counselling sessions and  group work can build resillence within our clients, facilitate emotional exploration and expression and so  much more.

    What a way to wrap up the year...Big Drum Fun.

    Christmas Party - Members only

    Come along, network and celebrate Christmas once our Presentation is finished.


    Supervision - No Supervision for this meeting



    Contact:

    Fiona Curll mobile 0413 013 915 or 

    email innertherapy@internode.on.net


    • 03 Dec 2018
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Zoom as per email

    PCA ACT/NSW BOARD

    Teleconference/Zoom Linkup


    Participants:

    PCA ACT/NSW Board Members only meeting via Zoom linkup to discuss issues relating to the Professional Counselling Association of ACT and NSW Inc.

    • 08 Dec 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114
    Register

    Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation

    Five Stages of Change and how different stages need different therapeutic input by John Helvadjian

    Lunch will be served at a small cost to registrants.

    Contact:

    Lorraine A. Dailey on mob: 0416 081 882 or email lorraine.dailey@aarminique.com.au


    • 10 Dec 2018
    • 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Carrington Community Centre Corner of Young and Hargraves St Carrington Newcastle
    Register

    Newcastle / Hunter Region Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    1.30pm to 3.30PM 

    Supervision at Carrington Community Centre (2hrs) Grahame Smith and team


    Presentation

    3.40pm approx 

    NO PRESENTATION, but Video for one hour from Mental Health Academy organised by Aaron Elliot

    "Suicide's Collateral Damage"

    Suicide has wide spread impacts within the family, constellation of friends and acquaintances, and the broader community. These impacts, collateral harms, were studied in order to better understand the course of recovery within the family. In this session, Professor Barry L. Jackson will present a step-wise model useful in the clinical intervention and understanding of the recovery process, based on a longitudinal study of fourteen suicide victims and 43 family members and friends. The session will conclude with a short Q&A segment with Professor Jackson.

    XMAS MEETING

    XMAS DINNER - Only PCA Hunter Members


    Contact:

    Vicky Kapatos mobile 0421 511 214   email: vckkpts@gmail.com


    • 07 Jan 2019
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Zoom as per email

    PCA ACT/NSW BOARD

    Teleconference/Zoom Linkup


    Participants:

    PCA ACT/NSW Board Members only meeting via Zoom linkup to discuss issues relating to the Professional Counselling Association of ACT and NSW Inc.

    • 04 Feb 2019
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Zoom as per email

    PCA ACT/NSW BOARD

    Teleconference/Zoom Linkup


    Participants:

    PCA ACT/NSW Board Members only meeting via Zoom linkup to discuss issues relating to the Professional Counselling Association of ACT and NSW Inc.

    • 09 Feb 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Wollongong Tennis Club - Function Room, 37 Foley Street, Gwynneville NSW 2500
    Register

    Illawarra Branch Meeting


    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Case Studies will be provided for Supervision unless members make contact with the Convenor at their earliest convenience to discuss presenting a Case.

    Presentation

    "How to attract a never ending stream of Counselling clients"
    presented by Carrie Wallis


    Contact:

    Fiona Curll mobile 0413 013 915 or 

    email innertherapy@internode.on.net


    • 09 Feb 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114
    Register

    Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation

    To be advised


    Contact:

    Lorraine A. Dailey on mob: 0416 081 882 or email lorraine.dailey@aarminique.com.au


    • 16 Feb 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Kincumber & District Neighbourhood Centre, 1/20 Kincumber Street, Kincumber, NSW 2251
    Register

    Central Coast Branch Meeting


    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Kylie Fawkner mobile 0431 737 557

    email: kylie@thefawkners.com


    • 16 Feb 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • ROOM 212, Canberra Technology Park, 49 Philip Avenue, WATSON
    Register
     

    ACT Branch Meeting


    PCA ACT BRANCH MEETING INFORMATION & AGENDA


    DATE      SATURDAY   Feb 16th, 2019

    RSVP      THURSDAY  Feb 14th,  2019


    VENUE             ROOM 212 

                             Canberra Technology Park 

                             49 Philip Avenue WATSON 

                             (if you are having trouble finding the venue please contact David on 0453 321 090)


    START TIME        10:00 am  (please arrive a little earlier if you would like to grab a tea/coffee)

    FINISH TIME        1:00pm


    GENERAL BUSINESS     10:00am

    PRESENTATION              10:15am til 11:15am    

    BREAK                              11:15am to 11:30am  -  Light refreshments will be served


    SUPERVISION                    11:30am til 1:00pm (members only) 

                                                (please have green cards filled out and ready for signing)


    MEETING CONCLUDES     1:00pm

    Although we only have the room until 1pm please feel free to make arrangements with other members to network at a near by location (ie Watson or Dickson shops…maybe while having a bite of lunch)



    PRESENTATION

    To be advised

    Contact: 

    Brenda Searle on brenda.searle@internode.on.net


    • 18 Feb 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Carrington Community Centre Corner of Young and Hargraves St Carrington Newcastle
    Register

    Newcastle / Hunter Region Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Vicky Kapatos mobile 0421 511 214   email: vckkpts@gmail.com


    • 02 Mar 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114

    PCA ACT/NSW BOARD

    Bi-Annual Face to Face Board Meeting


    Participants:

    PCA ACT/NSW Board Members only face to face Board meeting to discuss issues relating to the Professional Counselling Association of ACT and NSW Inc.

    Discussions to also involve planning of the Symposium supporting the AGM and AGM planning.

    • 16 Mar 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Kincumber & District Neighbourhood Centre, 1/20 Kincumber Street, Kincumber, NSW 2251
    Register

    Central Coast Branch Meeting


    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Kylie Fawkner mobile 0431 737 557

    email: kylie@thefawkners.com


    • 08 Apr 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Carrington Community Centre Corner of Young and Hargraves St Carrington Newcastle
    Register

    Newcastle / Hunter Region Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Vicky Kapatos mobile 0421 511 214   email: vckkpts@gmail.com


    • 13 Apr 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114
    Register

    Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation

    To be advised


    Contact:

    Lorraine A. Dailey on mob: 0416 081 882 or email lorraine.dailey@aarminique.com.au


    • 18 May 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Kincumber & District Neighbourhood Centre, 1/20 Kincumber Street, Kincumber, NSW 2251
    Register

    Central Coast Branch Meeting


    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Kylie Fawkner mobile 0431 737 557

    email: kylie@thefawkners.com


    • 18 May 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • ROOM 212, Canberra Technology Park, 49 Philip Avenue, WATSON
    Register
     

    ACT Branch Meeting


    PCA ACT BRANCH MEETING INFORMATION & AGENDA


    DATE      SATURDAY   May 18th, 2019

    RSVP      THURSDAY  May 16th,  2019


    VENUE             ROOM 212 

                             Canberra Technology Park 

                             49 Philip Avenue WATSON 

                             (if you are having trouble finding the venue please contact David on 0453 321 090)


    START TIME        10:00 am  (please arrive a little earlier if you would like to grab a tea/coffee)

    FINISH TIME        1:00pm


    GENERAL BUSINESS     10:00am

    PRESENTATION              10:15am til 11:15am    

    BREAK                              11:15am to 11:30am  -  Light refreshments will be served


    SUPERVISION                    11:30am til 1:00pm (members only) 

                                                (please have green cards filled out and ready for signing)


    MEETING CONCLUDES     1:00pm

    Although we only have the room until 1pm please feel free to make arrangements with other members to network at a near by location (ie Watson or Dickson shops…maybe while having a bite of lunch)



    PRESENTATION

    To be advised

    Contact: 

    Brenda Searle on brenda.searle@internode.on.net


    • 08 Jun 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114
    Register

    Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation

    To be advised


    Contact:

    Lorraine A. Dailey on mob: 0416 081 882 or email lorraine.dailey@aarminique.com.au


    • 17 Jun 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Carrington Community Centre Corner of Young and Hargraves St Carrington Newcastle
    Register

    Newcastle / Hunter Region Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Vicky Kapatos mobile 0421 511 214   email: vckkpts@gmail.com


    • 29 Jun 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • ROOM 212, Canberra Technology Park, 49 Philip Avenue, WATSON
    Register
     

    ACT Branch Meeting


    PCA ACT BRANCH MEETING INFORMATION & AGENDA


    DATE      SATURDAY  June 29th, 2019

    RSVP      THURSDAY  June 27th,  2019


    VENUE             ROOM 212 

                             Canberra Technology Park 

                             49 Philip Avenue WATSON 

                             (if you are having trouble finding the venue please contact David on 0453 321 090)


    START TIME        10:00 am  (please arrive a little earlier if you would like to grab a tea/coffee)

    FINISH TIME        1:00pm


    GENERAL BUSINESS     10:00am

    PRESENTATION              10:15am til 11:15am    

    BREAK                              11:15am to 11:30am  -  Light refreshments will be served


    SUPERVISION                    11:30am til 1:00pm (members only) 

                                                (please have green cards filled out and ready for signing)


    MEETING CONCLUDES     1:00pm

    Although we only have the room until 1pm please feel free to make arrangements with other members to network at a near by location (ie Watson or Dickson shops…maybe while having a bite of lunch)



    PRESENTATION

    To be advised

    Contact: 

    Brenda Searle on brenda.searle@internode.on.net


    • 20 Jul 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Kincumber & District Neighbourhood Centre, 1/20 Kincumber Street, Kincumber, NSW 2251
    Register

    Central Coast Branch Meeting


    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Kylie Fawkner mobile 0431 737 557

    email: kylie@thefawkners.com


    • 10 Aug 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114
    Register

    Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation

    To be advised


    Contact:

    Lorraine A. Dailey on mob: 0416 081 882 or email lorraine.dailey@aarminique.com.au


    • 19 Aug 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Carrington Community Centre Corner of Young and Hargraves St Carrington Newcastle
    Register

    Newcastle / Hunter Region Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Vicky Kapatos mobile 0421 511 214   email: vckkpts@gmail.com


    • 24 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • ROOM 212, Canberra Technology Park, 49 Philip Avenue, WATSON
    Register
     

    ACT Branch Meeting


    PCA ACT BRANCH MEETING INFORMATION & AGENDA


    DATE      SATURDAY  Aug 24th, 2019

    RSVP      THURSDAY  Aug 22nd,  2019


    VENUE             ROOM 212 

                             Canberra Technology Park 

                             49 Philip Avenue WATSON 

                             (if you are having trouble finding the venue please contact David on 0453 321 090)


    START TIME        10:00 am  (please arrive a little earlier if you would like to grab a tea/coffee)

    FINISH TIME        1:00pm


    GENERAL BUSINESS     10:00am

    PRESENTATION              10:15am til 11:15am    

    BREAK                              11:15am to 11:30am  -  Light refreshments will be served


    SUPERVISION                    11:30am til 1:00pm (members only) 

                                                (please have green cards filled out and ready for signing)


    MEETING CONCLUDES     1:00pm

    Although we only have the room until 1pm please feel free to make arrangements with other members to network at a near by location (ie Watson or Dickson shops…maybe while having a bite of lunch)



    PRESENTATION

    To be advised

    Contact: 

    Brenda Searle on brenda.searle@internode.on.net


    • 21 Sep 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Kincumber & District Neighbourhood Centre, 1/20 Kincumber Street, Kincumber, NSW 2251
    Register

    Central Coast Branch Meeting


    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Kylie Fawkner mobile 0431 737 557

    email: kylie@thefawkners.com


    • 12 Oct 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114
    Register

    Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation

    To be advised


    Contact:

    Lorraine A. Dailey on mob: 0416 081 882 or email lorraine.dailey@aarminique.com.au


    • 21 Oct 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Carrington Community Centre Corner of Young and Hargraves St Carrington Newcastle
    Register

    Newcastle / Hunter Region Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Vicky Kapatos mobile 0421 511 214   email: vckkpts@gmail.com


    • 02 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • ROOM 212, Canberra Technology Park, 49 Philip Avenue, WATSON
    Register
     

    ACT Branch Meeting


    PCA ACT BRANCH MEETING INFORMATION & AGENDA


    DATE      SATURDAY  Nov 2nd, 2019

    RSVP      THURSDAY  Oct 31st, 2019


    VENUE             ROOM 212 

                             Canberra Technology Park 

                             49 Philip Avenue WATSON 

                             (if you are having trouble finding the venue please contact David on 0453 321 090)


    START TIME        10:00 am  (please arrive a little earlier if you would like to grab a tea/coffee)

    FINISH TIME        1:00pm


    GENERAL BUSINESS     10:00am

    PRESENTATION              10:15am til 11:15am    

    BREAK                              11:15am to 11:30am  -  Light refreshments will be served


    SUPERVISION                    11:30am til 1:00pm (members only) 

                                                (please have green cards filled out and ready for signing)


    MEETING CONCLUDES     1:00pm

    Although we only have the room until 1pm please feel free to make arrangements with other members to network at a near by location (ie Watson or Dickson shops…maybe while having a bite of lunch)



    PRESENTATION

    To be advised

    Contact: 

    Brenda Searle on brenda.searle@internode.on.net


    • 16 Nov 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Kincumber & District Neighbourhood Centre, 1/20 Kincumber Street, Kincumber, NSW 2251
    Register

    Central Coast Branch Meeting


    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Kylie Fawkner mobile 0431 737 557

    email: kylie@thefawkners.com


    • 09 Dec 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Carrington Community Centre Corner of Young and Hargraves St Carrington Newcastle
    Register

    Newcastle / Hunter Region Branch Meeting

    Supervision

    NON PCA members are allowed to attend presentation only, not group supervision. Supervision is for members only.

    Presentation


    Contact:

    Vicky Kapatos mobile 0421 511 214   email: vckkpts@gmail.com


    • 14 Dec 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114
    Register