Vanessa Edwige

Qualifications

Vanessa has a Masters of Education - Counselling Psychology.

Professional Experience / Expertise

Vanessa is a registered psychologist and has worked as a school counsellor in Sydney for 14 years.  Prior to this, Vanessa was seconded to two programs with the NSW Attorney Generals Department in the area of Aboriginal Victims Of Crime and Aboriginal Child Sexual Assault taskforce as Senior Researcher.  She has also worked with Headspace, in private practice and is currently working on a funded project with the Healing Foundation. 

Vanessa was a senior researcher on the report Breaking The Silence: Creating The Future.  Addressing child sexual assault in Aboriginal communities in NSW.

Areas of Interest

Vanessa is interested in complex trauma, grief and loss,behavoural and substance abuse difficulties.