Support Coordinator / Psychosocial Recovery Coach
Certificate Early Childhood,
Diploma of Counselling,
Associate Diploma of Ministry.
Carmen, a highly qualified professional, has a Certificate of Early Childhood and a Diploma of Counselling. Additionally, Carmen is pursuing an Associate Diploma of Ministry and a Bachelor of Ministry.
After working in the early childhood sector for eight years, Carmen took a break to focus on parenting her children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder. During this time, she volunteered in the homelessness sector for three years, including 18 months in a support/management role at an accommodation facility. Carmen's passion for helping others led her to work as a Support Worker for two years and now as a Support Coordinator and Psychosocial Recovery Coach.
Interestingly, Carmen has personally experienced recovery from PTSD, anxiety, and depression. Her lived experiences have provided her with a unique perspective that allows her to connect with her clients on a deeper level. Despite her past struggles, Carmen remains relaxed and focused, providing valuable support and guidance to those in need.