About Us

We provide educational services including accredited courses, non-accredited training and workshops.

Professional Development Centre was first founded in 2002 in Singapore and Melbourne in 2008. Our services are provided in the Bayside suburbs of Melbourne and beyond, we are not limited to a specific area because we believe in being accessible and flexible to accommodate our clients and their needs.

 

About Deborah Cameron

Deborah provides counselling to adults and children in supporting their needs. She supports such as, depression, anxiety, relationships, and other general issues. She is fervent about equality for all people and in particular, advocates for people that are ageing and have a disability, mental health condition, and other disorders.

Deborah has developed and implemented programs to assist with adjustment, motivation, and growth for both adults and children. Specifically, she has worked with ‘motivational therapy’ helping young adults with autism (Asperger) in schools as well as supporting their transition from high school into VET or university studies.

Equality for all people is important to Deborah and in particular, advocates for those with a disability, ageing, mental health, and other disorders. She has developed and implemented programs to assist with adjustment, motivation, and growth for both adults and children. Specifically, She, has worked with ‘motivational therapy’ helping young adults with autism (Asperger) in schools as well as supporting their transition from high school into VET or university studies.

Deborah supports and nurtures young adults through the inevitable changes they feared but had to confront, eventually ensuring that their proposed new learning ground would engage them in all things that they may have found different and therefore difficult. She believes that applying ‘early intervention’ strategies are essential to the success for those children with disorders such as autism. She has experienced students having great success where she has used strategies that have been researched, tried and tested. Particularly, when students towards transition into higher education and beyond.

She acknowledges that when that final transition moment becomes a reality, all prior learning enables change to take place and the ‘new’ becomes the ‘normal’ for these students and change is no longer an apparent threat to them. She has experienced students fortunate enough to have an easy transition and experienced their adaption and readiness to exert their brain to continue banking their knowledge and achieving success.

She has gained a great deal personally by working with children and adults with disorders and says, ‘it is very gratifying to see people with disabilities and disorders achieve happiness and success in the same way as individuals without disability and disorders can.

Workshops that have been developed by Deborah Cameron are:

 

  1. Resilience training – Learning to fall and ‘pick their self’ up is the greatest attribution, for us as, individuals to acquire
  2. Solving problems goes a long way in providing the individual with ways to pick themselves up
  3. Understanding that it is okay to make mistakes in life. Making mistakes gives us the opportunity to find a better way to complete what we have tried.

What We Offer

Our Services

Professional Supervision for counsellors and allied professionals

 

Approach

The approach we use is eclectic, and the Rise Up Model is also very helpful.

Fees

$100 per hour for all sessions including skype, face to face and phone

$25 per supervisee for group supervision – group of 4 only

 

Clinical Counselling and Psychotherapy for adults and children

Approach

We use an eclectic approach, narrative, cognitive behaviour therapy and others.

Counselling skills such as advanced micro-skills are used as well as a solid base of knowledge on theories old and new and a working knowledge of the industry.

Fees

$100 per hour for all sessions including skype, face to face and phone

$25 per supervisee for group supervision – group of 4 only

 

Workshops

Workshops for counsellors, allied professionals, parents and teachers

 

Workshop 1. The relativeness of adults’ ‘everyday behaviour’ towards their children

3 sessions 10 am – 2pm

Who should do this workshop? Suitable for parents and guardians.

 

Workshop 2. Understanding elders and avoiding elders abuse

4 sessions 10 am – 2 pm

Who should do the workshop? Suitable for Professional Development or any one that has an elder parent / grandparent.

 

Workshop 3. Cyber Bullying

3 Sessions

Who should do this work shop?  Professionals (PD), parents and teachers.

 

Workshop 4. Mindfulness

1 session introductory 1 session practical with option of further practical sessions. Sessions 10 am – 11.15 am

 

Workshop 5. Resilience for Children

2 sessions 10 am – 3 pm

Who should do this work shop?  Professionals (PD), parents and teachers.

 

Still Have Questions?

phone: 0447 262 130 | email: deborah@pdcentre.com