Patricia Sherwood

Patricia Sherwood

Position: College director & principal
Organization: Sophia College
Country: Australia


done by Patricia Sherwood:


Graduate Diploma in Special Education, B.A. (UWA), Graduate Diploma in Arts (counselling), BSW, Diploma in Holistic Counselling, Advanced Diploma in Holistic Counselling, Diploma in Buddhist Psychotherapy and Counselling, Diploma in Training and Assessment Systems, Graduate Certificate in Artistic Therapies

Academic Focus

  • Child and adolescent counselling- Due to Dr Sherwood’s extensive experience in behaviour management and qualifications in special education, she has high levels of success with children and adolescents and effectively negotiate with school stakeholders such as teachers, year co’s and school psychologists with programs to support the child or adolescent in the school environment. Her family system training also assists her to facilitate transitions and changes in the family system which support the family to cope with and work through challenging behaviours in child and adolescent development.
  • Couple counselling– Dr Sherwood has significant experience working with couples both individually and together to facilitate couple communication and the resolution of couple conflict.
  • Trauma and Abuse Recovery Counselling- Recovery from trauma and abuse at any stage of the life cycle is a focus of Dr Sherwood’s work and in particular recovery from anxiety conditions, depression and suicide ideation.
  • Panic Attacks, OCD, Cutting, Anger Managment
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