Our team

Bethel is an independent and confidential service. 

We walk alongside you as you navigate the challenges arising from Church life.

With care and respect, we support you as you deepen your understanding and grow in confidence.


Julie McDonald Coordinator / Counsellor

0425 707 583 | julie@bethelcentre.com.au | Mondays Wednesdays Thursdays
I appreciate the unique challenges associated with ministry and within church communities. The privilege of my work at Bethel is supporting each person to voice their thoughts and feelings, and to tell their own story in their own way.

Pam Hellema Counsellor

pam.hellema@victas.uca.org.au | Wednesdays
I'm passionate about supporting people across their lifespan to find their voices, process difficult emotions, and make sense of their experience.
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Kate Culy Counsellor

0404 042 789. | kate.culy@bethelcentre.com.au | Wednesdays
I have a particular interest in working with people who have experienced harm that has made them become smaller versions of themselves. I work collaboratively with warmth and humour.
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Susy Herlihy Operations

03 9859 8700 | support@bethelcentre.com.au | Wednesdays Thursdays
Having worked all over the world in widely varied roles, I seek to contribute life experience and the broadest of perspectives, as well as organisational and technical nous.