Trainer - Duane Smith
Duane is a registered Counselling Psychologist and PsyBA board approved supervisor and trainer who has been practicing for over 25 years in Western Australia. Duane also has a passion for supervision and specializes in reflective and deliberate practice principles with all his supervisees.
Duane has been supervising 4+2, 5+1, Curtin University Counselling Psychology Masters program placement students and Area of Practice Endorsement (Counselling Psychologists) for over 15 years. Duane is a fellow with the APS College of Counselling Psychology and is the current Executive Chair of the Association of Counselling Psychologists.
Duane has also been in private practice for over 19 years seeing adolescent, adult, couple and family clients with a variety of complex life issues and moderate to severe mental health presentations including complex co-morbidity and psychopathology.
In the past, Duane has worked in the roles of Senior Counsellor and Team Leader with The Richmond Fellowship (WA) (Adult Mental Health) and Team Leader and Service Co-ordinator at Youth Focus (Adolescent Health, Suicide and Self Harm).
Duane is currently the Clinical Director of The Henry Street Centre in Fremantle and STREAM Psychology and provides psychological services, staff supervision, specialized training and clinical consultation to many agencies in WA including Youth Focus, St Johns Horizon House, CPFS, 360 Health and Community, WANSLEA Family Service, PICYS, Safe Places for Children, St Johns Ambulance (WA), Mission Australia and Headspace.
Duane has collaboratively developed the PsyBA approved training workshops Part 1 - 4 with Dr Daryl Chow (Phd).