Speaker

Mr David Eckel

Mr David Eckel

Bio and Qualifications:

Mr David Eckel is an accredited mental health social worker with over twelve years’ experience counselling adults in community health, specializing in the areas of PTSD and complex trauma, GLBTIQ mental health, and alcohol and other drugs. David is co-founder of the Women’s Trauma Recovery Program, a collaboration between Swinburne University and Access Health and Community. David currently combines private practice with his role as mental health social worker at Access Health and Community. He is passionate about trauma treatment and is an EMDR practitioner and Level One and Two trained Internal Family Systems Therapist. David is also a trained creative arts therapist and is experienced in supervision and training, having previously taught at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP). David is also a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and volunteers for the board of EMDR Association of Australia.