DEPUTY DEAN OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HEAD OF COUNSELLING
Sam Smith is the Head of Counselling and Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. As the Head of Counselling, she provides leadership and guidance to the counselling team, ensuring that students have access to a high quality counselling curriculum. In her role as a Lecturer, Sam’s primary focus is on empowering and equipping students in their academic and personal development. She has a warm, authentic and interactive teaching style that is highly regarded by students.
Sam’s research interests include relationship counselling, counsellor self-care and wellbeing, and the intersection of faith and counselling theories and practice. She is an active practitioner and researcher in these areas, and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her teaching. She has presented at conferences and her first research article is due to be published in 2023.
Overall, Sam is a highly respected and dedicated professional who is passionate about empowering her students to reach their full potential both academically and personally.
- Counselling Skills
- Professional Communication Skills
- Introduction to Counselling Theories
- Counselling Theories & Practice
- Child & Adolescent Counselling
- Relationship Counselling
- PhD Provisional Candidate in Counselling
- Master of Counselling Practice (MCounsPrac)
- Bachelor of Social Science (Counselling) (BSocSci (Couns))
- Diploma of Ministry (DipMin)
- Head of Counselling
- The most amazing place I’ve ever been is the Taj Mahal…
- I really love to see people thriving in all aspects of their lives and connected to their purpose!
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