7/88 Boundary Street, West End, Q 4101
PH: (07) 3391 6866

Leigh Fraser-Gray

Leigh Fraser-Gray

Social Worker - Counsellor

Biography

Leigh is a qualified, experienced and accredited Mental Health Social Worker possessing Vocational Post Graduate qualifications in Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) and Mediation and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) accredited Instructor Status

Leigh claims over 20 years Human and Social Services experience having combined tertiary studies with on-the-job coal-face experience since 1996, strengthening skill and knowledge in such areas as: Domestic & Family Violence (DV); counselling and psycho-therapies; depression and anxiety management including suicidality (thoughts &/or intent); child development and parenting support; divorce and separation support; change transition  / adaptation; post diagnosis chronic health management; mental health (recovery focus following acute care); alcohol and other drugs (AOD) change / recovery; and Child Protection / out of home care (foster care) systems knowledge and expertise.

More recently, Leigh has brought all her combined experiences together and transitioned to a Mental Health (MH) focus with a distinct emphasis on helping others to develop and maintain resilience and in guiding and supporting change and or grief/loss processes.

Leigh possesses an advanced strengths-based, solution focussed counselling skill and practice framework heavily influenced by narrative theory and psycho-neuro and cognitive behavioural therapy with specific experience in trauma informed practice and crisis intervention support. 

Leigh has a particular interest in assisting with transition processes with a generous emphasis on building on individual strengths, instilling resilience, fortifying coping capacity and encouraging self care and being/feeling well. 

Leigh works both with individuals and facilitating information, training, awareness raising &/or therapeutic groups.

QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma of Human and Community Services (1998) 
 
Bachelor of Social Welfare (2001) 
 
Bachelor of Social Work (2007)
 
Vocational Post Graduate Diploma Family Dispute (2010)
 
Accreditation, (standard) Mental Health First Aid, (Nov. 2018)
 
 
MEMBERSHIPS
 
Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW),  registered Social Worker #441851;
 
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW);
 
Accredited (standard) Mental Health First Aid Instructor;
 
Yellow Card (Disability Services) Card Holder 2017-16127-1
 
Blue Card, Working with Children Check  563280/3
 
Medicare Provider No  #5486991W 

To make an appointment to see Leigh please contact the clinic on (07) 3319 6866, text 0424 582 878 or email twelfthhouseservices@gmail.com

Contact Info

Phone : 07 3391 68866

Email: reception@pathwayshrc.com.au