COUNSELLING & CHAPLAINCY FACULTY
COMMITED ACADEMICS AND PRACTITIONERS WHO WILL JOURNEY WITH YOU THROUGHOUT YOUR TRAINING
Paula is a clinical counsellor, supervisor, marriage educator and trauma counsellor/educator. Working in higher education over many years as senior lecturer in counselling, she has an extensive background of developing and delivering distinct programs for psychologically traumatised individuals and communities in ethnically diverse populations throughout the world and is a regular guest lecturer at Uganda Christian University. At Morling, Paula lectures in the Master’s specialty units; Crisis & Trauma Counselling 1 & 2. Paula has an unshakable desire to integrate her faith with her teaching and to learn what it means to love well. One of her many abiding passions is making a difference in the lives of others. However, she also enjoys lingering over a good coffee while chatting with her husband and can be found utterly absorbed in having fun in the great outdoors, enjoying anything that presents risk and challenge.
Kim is a clinical counsellor and supervisor and holds a Master’s degree in counselling. Her practice provides both clinical and pastoral supervision, counselling and training for a varied range of clients from her work with Salvos Counselling and her own private practice. She facilitates both individual and group supervision for students undertaking the supervised counselling practicum at Morling College. Kim has a passion to see students develop into effective and creative practitioners who have a strong reflective ability.
Lecturer in Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care; Academic Tutor
B.A., M.Teach (Hons), M.Div. PhD (Candidate)
Karen started at Morling in November 2017. Her main focus is the biblical and theological framework for Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care, and leadership development, particularly as it pertains to chaplaincy and care.
Karen is an ordained minister who previously was on the pastoral staff of a church in Western Sydney. She is an experienced educator and communicator, having ministered in Australia and internationally for over twenty years, including training pastors, teachers and lay leaders throughout Africa, Asia and the Middle East with World Outreach International. Prior to this she was a School Chaplain and High School English & History teacher.
Karen is a doctoral candidate at Alphacrucis College, researching the lives of unmarried, evangelical Christian women in Australia in the period 1890-1970. She specialises in the intersection of singleness and sexuality for unmarried Christians, but has also written numerous articles on pastoral ethics and cross-cultural missions. She loves preaching and speaking.
Karen also loves coffee, scuba diving and snorkelling, reading classic novels, and hanging out with friends (especially when coffee is involved).
Associate Dean of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care
BSoc.Stud., MM, GradDip Christian Studies
Trevor started at Morling in January 2018. Trevor was previously the Senior Chaplain at BaptistCare and in this role was instrumental in working with Morling to establish the new Graduate Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care programme.
Trevor is the Associate Dean for Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care, helping to grow and develop this new Chaplaincy course which began in 2018.
Prior to beginning at Morling, Trevor worked as a social worker for 20+ years in a number of the faith based agencies, prior to taking up a pastoral role at Dural Baptist. Trevor was responsible for pastoral care and the community services programs the church operated. After 11 years at Dural Baptist Trevor joined BaptistCare NSW & ACT as a Chaplain, prior to his 5 years in the Senior Chaplain role. Trevor is still working with BaptistCare 2 days per week as the Manager of Church Relationships. Co-located between Baptist Association and BaptistCare, the role seeks to facilitate increased opportunities for collaboration with Baptist Association and Baptist churches.
Trevor is married to Robyne, and we has 3 married daughters and 3 grandchildren. Robyne and Trevor attend Rouse Hill Community Baptist and enjoy spending time with family and friends.
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