Clare is an experienced family and relationship educator and has worked at Centacare in this role for 20 years. She facilitates groups across the metropolitan area and is an accredited trainer in the courses “When Kids Push Your Buttons”, “Three Choices and Emotion Coaching”, “Bringing Up Great Kids” and “Keeping Kids in Mind”. She is also trained in the “Circle of Security” model.
Her qualifications include a Diploma of Teaching and a Graduate Diploma in Adult Education. She is currently studying in the Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy Program at Adelaide University.
Clare has two children – a daughter who has recently gone through the teenage years and a son who has just started the teenage journey. They both keep her grounded in the place where good parenting theory meets reality! Clare is particularly interested in the recent brain-research breakthroughs and is committed to educating parents about how these and other new insights can improve family relationships.