Jenny House - Christian Heritage College
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Jenny House

Social Science
Phone Number (07) 3347 7973

Bio

Jenny, after many years of early childhood teaching, completed her Master of Counselling, worked in two different counselling organisations over 6 years and has worked ongoing as a sessional lecturer at Christian Heritage College since 2012 in core skills subjects for the Counselling Degrees.

Jenny now works permanent part time at CHC as the Supervisor of Counselling Services, overseeing the day to day operations of the CHC Counselling and Support Centre where CHC final year counselling students, complete practicum hours. This centre offers free counselling to CHC students and low-cost counselling to members of the public. She provides group supervision and mentorship to all counselling students completing their practicum units.

Concurrently Jenny has run a private practice over the last 12 years. She works across a wide range of counselling issues but has a special interest in Anxiety and Eating Disorders. Jenny has approximately 3300 hours of post training counselling experience, mostly with individuals but also couple and family work. She provides supervision on a regular basis to both student and fully qualified counsellors.

Jenny has received specialised eating disorder training through Australian Centre for Eating Disorders (ACFED).

Qualifications

  • Master of Counselling (Christian Heritage College, 2011)
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling Studies¬†(Christian Heritage College, 2008)
  • Diploma in Teaching (Newcastle College of Advanced Education, 1983)

Professional Experience

  • 1983 – 2001 Early Childhood Teacher
  • 2003 – 2005 Family Advocate and Support Person, The Bronte Foundation (Outpatient Eating Disorders Clinic), Brisbane
  • 2008 – 2012 Service Coordinator of City Care Counselling Centre, Brisbane
  • 2008 – Current Private Practitioner (Jenny House Counselling Service)
  • 2012 – Current Lecturer at CHC

Teaching

CO315

Supervision

  • Facilitator of Group Supervision for all Counselling Prac Students
  • Supervisor of Counselling Services at CHC Counselling and Support Centre

College Service

  • Sessional Lecturer since 2012
  • Permanent Part Time since 2018

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Clinical Member of PACFA (Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia)
  • Clinical Member of CCAA (Christian Counsellors Association of Australia)
  • Registered Supervisor with PACFA and CCAA
  • Registered Teacher with Queensland Teachers Association
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