Professional Background

Qualifications and experience

In addition to decades of informal study, numerous short courses and workshops, hundreds of hours of personal therapy and extensive experience in consciousness development, I bring the following training and experience to my work today:

Trained in Analytical Psychotherapy, The Psychotherapy Centre, London; Accredited Diploma in Individual Psychotherapy & Relationship Counselling, Jansen Newman Institute, Sydney; Internship Certificate (supervised practice); Masters Degree in Cultural Psychology – Narrative Studies, University of Western Sydney; Certified Focusing Oriented Therapist, The Focusing Institute, New York.

I have worked as a lecturer, individual or group supervisor for numerous organisations including the Jansen Newman Institute, the Australian College of Applied Psychology, the University of Notre Dame, Raise Foundation, KidsXpress, CCWT (Centre for Community Welfare Training), PDP (Professional Development People), Lifeline North Coast, Mission Australia and St Vincent de Paul Society.  Teaching includes Masters level subjects.

Mostly, my time is spent in private practice conducting counselling & psychotherapy and supervision.

As a Clinical Member of the Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia (PACFA) and a PACFA Accredited Supervisor, I undertake on-going professional development including clinical supervision and supervision of supervision.

For more information or to discuss your requirements please call me on 0411 435 972 or email adrianvandenbok@gmail.com. My practice is in Chatswood, Sydney; Skype sessions are also available.

Counselling & psychotherapy, individuals & couples: Supervision, individual & group: Workshops, seminars & education.