B.Sc. Social Work (University of Cape Town). MSc. Integrative Psychotherapy (Middlesex London).
Certified Transactional Analyst CTA and Training and Supervising Transactional Analyst TSTA (ITAA).
Elana has trained and supervised nationally and internationally across a range of cultures for the past 26 years. Her specialty is long term training where the task is to take trainees through the rigorous journey of becoming an ethical professional. Having been trained as an integrative psychotherapist, her passion lies in integration and diversity in both theory and application. Elana is actively involved both nationally and internationally on bodies which maintain and advance training standards in the field of psychotherapy. She currently works as a psychotherapist in private practice, supervisor and trainer in Sydney.
Servaas van Beekum
Drs (sociology and psychology), Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA)
Servaas is a social scientist (Universities of Nijmegen and Utrecht) with a background in analytic, relational, systemic and humanistic modalities. He is a founding member of several associations for Supervision and Consulting (EASC, AAoS, Group Relations Nederland and Group Relations Australia) and he has served as president of EATA and ITAA (Transactional Analysis Associations). He is the past president of Group Relations Australia. He has extended international and intercultural experience as a psychotherapist (PACFA reg.) supervisor and executive coach (AAoS reg.) and as a psychodynamic and systemic consultant. He is a member of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARRP). He has worked as a speaker and trainer in over 50 countries, is an author and runs a private practice for psychotherapy, supervision and consulting in Sydney.
Bachelor of Social Science (BSocSc) - Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA - ATAA & ITAA)
Jo is a psychotherapist in private practice in Sydney. Her passion as a clinician is working long term where the understanding of family of origin, attachment issues, early childhood ruptures and the unconscious processes are predominant. She works within the framework of Transactional Analysis and the Relational model. Countertransference and transferential issues greatly inform her work. Jo’s client base centre on those who have had long histories of experiencing various forms of mental health treatment.
She is also an advocate of the counselling and psychotherapy profession and constantly works to improve ethical procedure, training and professionalism of practitioners in Australia. As a result, for most of her career, she has been involved at the association level. She is a Past President of the Australian Transactional Analysis Association (ATAA) and of the Counsellors and Psychotherapist Association of NSW (CAPA NSW). She was on the CAPA NSW Board for seven years with three of those as President. She has also been on the PACFA Register Committee. Jo remains committed to the ongoing professional development of practitioners and the training of potential practitioners. Apart from her clinical work she is committed to the growth and development of the profession.
As an additional project Jo is also involved in assisting people find the right path for improved mental health.
Phone: +61 2 9386 1600
After 20+ years in the IT industry working for companies such as Unisys and IBM, Kelly Graham brings her experience in the areas of Administration, Finance and Operations to ACIS. After helping to co-ordinate the “Allies and Enemies” conference in 2012, Kelly joined ACIS as an Administrator looking after the training courses, website and database management.
Jenny McCarthy comes from a background in administration and began working with the Australian Centre for Integrative Studies in 2003. Her role began as support staff and has now emerged into the management of the database, finance control and monitoring of all courses and training. Jenny previously worked at the Australian College of Applied Psychology for 10 years in the Administration Department.