Natalie Smith

Natalie Smith

Lecturer, Counselling


Master in Health and Human Services UoM
Graduate Certificate in Career Education and Development RMIT
Bachelor of Social Science in Counselling ACAP
Diploma of Health Science and Remedial Massage MIMT
Certificate in Training and Assessing Chisholm Inst.


Natalie has been involved in the para health field and helping professions for the past 30 years. Working in the TAFE sector as a counselling professional for the past 11 years, also contributing to the TAFE Mental Health discipline as an educator in that time.

Natalie's counselling experience consists of crisis counselling and supporting clients with suicide behaviour, trauma, tertiary student stress, group work, youth work, working with migrants, Culturally and Linguistically diverse clients and career counselling.

Natalie commenced at ACAP mid year in 2021 and is driven by her passion to support student success.

Teaching and Coordination Responsibilities

Natalie teaches across units of the Bachelor of Counselling program.

Expert Comment Topics
Counselling skills
Mental health
Student success and support

Professional registrations or accreditation

Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation Australia (PACFA)


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