Speaker

Dr Patricia Sherwood

Dr Patricia Sherwood

Bio and Qualifications:

Dr Patricia Sherwood is a psychotherapist and counsellor having practiced for over 20 years specialising in trauma recovery particularly with children, adolescents and families. She lectured at University for over 25 years in the fields of human services, psychology, special education and social work. Dr Sherwood was director and founder of Sophia college of counselling for 15 years training students in innovative artistic therapies in Australia, Singapore, South Africa. Trish has published many journal articles and over 15 books mostly in the fields of counselling including Holistic Counselling: A new vision for Mental Health, Emotional Literacy: the heart of classroom management, Emotional Literacy for Adolescent Mental Health, Creative approaches to CBT, The Healing Art of clay therapy and Human development: a psychological and spiritual journey. She currently counsels and trains at Accordwest, a non-profit community organisation.