Our people

Our counsellors and staff possess myriad skills in providing professional expert advice and consultations for individuals and congregations.

Julie McDonald

Bethel Coordinator / Counsellor

  • Masters in Creative Arts Therapy (Melbourne Institute Experiential & Creative Arts Therapy)
  • Member Australian Creative Arts Therapy Association

Julie’s expertise includes treating trauma through creative arts therapy and counselling.

Wendy Driscoll


Wendy comes with a wealth of experience to support this process. She has a reputation for being easy to talk to, knowledgeable, and non-judgemental. Wendy knows that life in church communities can be difficult sometimes. Working beside you to grapple with the challenges, Wendy offers care, and inspires open conversation to support your wellbeing. Confidentiality is, of course, assured.

Susy Herlihy


Having worked all over the world in widely varied roles, Susy contributes a wealth of life experience and the broadest of perspectives, allied to highly-developed organisational capability.