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

Julie McDonald

Coordinator / Counsellor

0425 707 583 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays.

Julie is positively regarded for her work at Bethel. She appreciates the unique challenges associated with ministry and within church communities, and she understands how difficult it can be to resolve things personally or collectively. Her warmth and openness make it easy for clients to relax, so that their stories can be told, some sense can be made of what has happened or is happening, and a way forward can be found. Julie’s expertise includes treating trauma through creative arts therapy and counselling.

Wendy Driscoll


0425 707 583 Wednesdays & Thursdays.

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.

Susy Herlihy


03 9859 8700 Wednesdays & Thursdays

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