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LifeCare Consulting and Counselling services in Brisbane
LifeCare is a private counselling practice established in Brisbane by QCA Fellow, Susan De Campo. Over the years it has grown to encompass a ‘well-being’ network of social science and health care professionals dedicated to assisting clients with the myriad of issues affecting them professionally, socially and privately in their personal lives. Our network encompasses professionals from a broad variety of disciplines and focus areas.
We provide professional counselling support and a range of counselling and related services to adults, young people, children and their families. All of the staff at LifeCare are highly trained and qualified professionals who hold current affiliation with their relevant professional accreditation authorities.
Our specialised services include...
Counselling | Separation/relationship breakdown | Grief & Loss | Trauma | Children’s Supervised Contact Programs | Family Law | Professional Supervision
Meet the LifeCare team
Meet Susan De Campo
Director of LifeCare, Registered Counsellor & Clinical Supervisor
BA, BCoun, MHSt(L&G), PACFA (Life Member) ARCAP Reg MAAOS
Susan is the Director and founder of LifeCare Consultancy.
With over 25 years’ experience in private practice as a Registered Counsellor she has developed expertise in a variety of areas including working with children and families, loss and grief, and post-separation parenting.
Susan teaches counselling related courses at the University of Southern Queensland. As an ethics panel member and accredited supervisor with PACFA she provides professional supervision to a range of practitioners in private practice and larger organisations.
She delivers training in the area of supervision, resilience and trauma in person and via on-line platforms. Susan’s Doctoral research is focused on parent-child reunification following parental absence.
Susan’s counselling services are claimable with the following private health funds: Medibank Private, BUPA, ARHG & ahm.
Meet Amelia De Campo
General Manager, Children’s Supervised Contact Centre
BSocWk(Hons), MHlthSc(AOD), MAASW MACCSA
In 2007, Amelia commenced working for LifeCare as a Supervisor for the Children’s Supervised Contact Centre at LifeCare.
In 2011, following graduation from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Social Work (First Class Honours), Amelia was offered the role of Manager for the Children’s Supervised Contact Centre.
Since being in this role, Amelia has supervised contact between parents and children, rostering and coordinating contracted staff, facilitating professional supervision and training and providing critical incident support as required.
Amelia is highly regarded in the private supervised contact sector and, as a result, is frequently asked to share her experience and wisdom at workshops, conferences and with other organisations.
Amelia holds a Masters degree in Health Sciences, specialising in alcohol and other drugs and operates an addiction outpatient program (with a colleague) from LifeCare’s premises.
Meet Susan Potter
As LifeCare’s Practice Manager, Susan brings a wealth of experience, skill and professionalism to the day to day operation of LifeCare.
For the past 17 years she has not only undertaken all the administrative duties associated with a small business, Susan has developed a strong ability to manage the often complex client scheduling for the counsellors and people accessing the Children’s Supervised Contact Service.
Her professionalism and positive attitude are appreciated by practitioners and clients alike.
Meet Annabel Rees
Assistant Manager, Supervised Contact Centre, BPsySc (HS)
Annabel commenced working for LifeCare as a Supervisor in 2019. Annabel’s BSci (Psychology) and postgraduate Diploma in Health Psychology, has led her to various roles in the Education, Welfare and Child Safety sector in the UK, NSW and now Queensland.
Her 15 years’ experience in these roles is a real asset as the Senior Practitioner at LifeCare’s Children’s Supervised Contact Service.
Annabel not only works as a supervisor, she assists the Manager of the service with intake interview and manages all changeover clients within the Contact Centre.
We anticipate Annabel’s involvement with the contact service will continue to expand in the coming years.