Emilie Ripinskis

Director, Counsellor, Developmental Educator

As a Counsellor I offer a range of counselling approaches enriching people's lives through identification of opportunity and encouragement. I have patience and empathy as we journey together through life experiences to assist in maximising growth in self-awareness and to develop effective life-skills.

As a Developmental Educator with years of experience in the disability sector I enjoy working with people who have a disability using a training framework of education and development for the individual and family.

I am experienced in Career counselling, achieving sustainable employment for long term unemployed and those simply seeking a career change.

As an experienced Community Development Officer, I worked closely with migrants and refugees, coordinating settlement services and counselling intercultural relationships resulting in strong family harmony and effective re settlement.

I have chosen to go into private practice in South Brighton as I am unwavering in dedication and commitment to delivering high quality individualised services while incorporating other wellness approaches, including; meditation, massage, sustainable healthy lifestyles.

My qualifications include: Bachelor of Applied Science in Disability Studies, Cert IV Workplace Training and Assessment, Conflict Resolution/Mediation. Professional Membership with DEAI, MACA (Level 1) and DESSA.