Speaker

Jim Schirmer

Jim Schirmer

Bio and Qualifications:

Jim Schirmer is a Lecturer in the Master of Counsellor program at the University of Queensland, specialising in teaching counselling theories, family therapy, ethics, professional practice and research. His doctoral research is on the development of virtues, strengths and values in the character of the counsellor that enhance the outcome of psychotherapy. He has almost 15 years of direct experience working in the human services field, specialising in working with adolescents and with refugee survivors or trauma.