Qualifications

  • Graduate Diploma of Counselling – IC – Australian Catholic University
  • Graduate Diploma Emotionally Focused Therapy (IEFT)
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy – Level I: Training for the treatment of Trauma (SPI)
  • Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy – Externship (ICEEFT) Canada
  • Eye Movement Disensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Gottman Marital Therapy – Relationship Institute

Professional Clinical Membership

CAPA–Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association of NSW

PACFA–Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia

ARCAP-Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Service provider for:

  • Workcover NSW
  • National Carer Counselling Program NSW
  • South Pacific Private

Senior Group Facilitator

  •  Holyoake (Centacare)
  • Family Support group facilitator – Foundation House (Drug & Alcohol treatment centre)

Therapist Training & Professional Development

  • The Brain’s Way of Healing – Norman Doidge, M.D., Sydney, 2016
  • Gottman Marital Therapy Level 2, Sydney, 2015
  • EMDRAA conference, Sydney, 2013
  • EMDR treatment of Pain-Ana & Mark Grant, Melbourne, 2013
  • EMDR level II—Mary Sutton, 2013
  • EMDR   level I—Mary Sutton, 2012
  • Trauma Frontiers – Bassell Van Der Kolk, 2012
  • How to Learn from the Unspoken Voice of Trauma – Peter Lavine, USA,  2011
  • Buddha’s Brain-(Retreat) Dr. Rick Hanson, 2011
  • Mindfulness & Clear Comprehension: The role of Wisdom in Meditation, Psychotherapy & Life (Retreat)– Gregory Kramer & Mary Burns, 2010
  • Emotion Focused Therapy: The transforming Power of Emotion in Individuals & Couples- Dr. Leslie Greenberg, 2010
  • If the Shoe Fits- Rethinking Cinderella – Sarah Gibson, 2009
  • The Intersystem Approach to Couple Therapy-  Dr. Gerald Weeks, 2009
  • Bipolar Disorders –Dr Michelle Webster &  Rosie Barr, 2009
  • Anger Work – Dr. Michelle Webster, 2009
  • Group Leadership – Adam McLean, 2009
  • Brief Work with Unconscious Processes- Professor Gill Straker & Elana Leigh, 2009
  • The Psychotherapy of Intractable Depression- Dr Joan Haliburn 2008
  • Multiple Chair Work – Dr Michelle Webster, 2008
  • Fear & Anxiety – Dr Michelle Webster, 2007
  • Making a Change: What can Counsellors Learn from Coaching – Dr Suzy Green, 2007
  • Integration of Therapeutic Fundamentals, Module I & II-South Pacific Private, 2006
  • Group Facilitator Training – 2005
  • Cognitive Theory for Relationships – Greg Sorrell, 2004
  • Cognitive Theory for Stress & Adjustment to Change – Greg Sorrell, 2004
  • Cognitive Theory – Greg Sorrell, 2000
  • Voice Dialogue – Stone  & Stone, 2000
  • Group Facilitator Training – Holyoake, 1997

 

PUBLICATIONS

Simonetta, M. (2008), Tara’s Golden Necklace: An Emotionally Focused Journey to Discovering the True Self. Reader in Emotionally Focused Work, IEFT, Annandale. 4th Edition, pp. 37-50

Simonetta, M. (2008), Case Study – Jacky. Reader in Emotionally Focused Work, IEFT, Annandale. 4th Edition, pp.101-124

Inner West Courier – Lifestyle –The Birth of PND hope

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