About Jenn Apps

Background

Jenn Apps, Relationship Counsellor, Geelong

I am a fully qualified Psychotherapist and Counsellor with specialist training and experience in working with Couples from Relationships Australia, The Imago Institute of Couples Training and Gottmans Couples Therapy Training.

Working as a Counsellor in private practice and Community Organisations for over 21 years, I bring a huge range of skills and expertise to working with couples, individuals and families.

Previously I worked at Ballarat Community Health as a Counsellor with couples, individuals and families, Child and Family Services working as a Men’s Counsellor and Women’s Counsellor in the Family Violence Programs and as a Senior Family and Relationships Counsellor at Bethany, Geelong.

I’ve spent over eight years developing my qualifications and training in the area of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I have also spent an additional 15 years attending professional development and participating in professional supervision to enhance my work with couples, individuals and families.

I now work in the Geelong, Surf Coast and Barwon Region with couples, individuals and families.

Qualifications

  • Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling (University of Ballarat)

  • Specialist Course in Couple Therapy (Relationships Australia)

  • Imago Therapy Training (Imago Institute of Australasia) Level 1, 2 and 3

  • Gottman Couples Therapy Training Level 1 and 2 (The Gottman Institute)

  • The Richards Trauma Process (Trauma Institute)

  • Graduate Diploma in Advanced Counselling (University of Ballarat)

  • Diploma of Community Services (University of Ballarat)

  • Graduate Certificate in Men’s Behaviour Change Group Facilitation (Swinburne University)

  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher Training (Openground)

  • Clinical Member Australian Counsellors Association (ACA) Level 4.

 

On top of these qualifications Jenn has also trained in:  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Emotionally Focussed Couple Therapy; Trauma and Recovery; Trauma and Attachment; Mindfulness and Stress; Family Violence; Response Based Practice; Working with Men; Critical Incident Debriefing and Support after Crisis & Supervision Training.

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Jenn Apps has had a long history of working as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist and the following pages explain her experience and training in this area. Jenn has over 22 years experience working with Couples, Families and individuals. 


Jenn is based in the Geelong Barwon Region.