FREE WEBINAR

Are you good with people and have a passion to help others? Not sure if becoming a professional Christian counsellor would be a good career option to consider? We will share with you some simple questions to determine if you are suitable to becoming a Christian counsellor.

Unsure where to get started with finding the right course for you? Undecided as to whether to go    full-time or part time? We will share with you the options for study and help you choose the course that will best equip you for your counselling future.

Where will an accredited counselling course lead you? Do you work for a service organisation? Should you start your own business? Becoming a professional counsellor has many career options. We we help you explore all your potential career pathways.  

3 'how-tos' we will share with you:

Will you join the webinar?

Thinking of becoming a Christian Counsellor?

3 Key Considerations Before Becoming A Christian Counsellor

How to know if you're cut out for Christian counselling. 

How to choose the course that is the best fit for your situation.

How to plan and cultivate a rewarding career.  

CLARIFYING YOUR SUITABILITY 

FINDING THE RIGHT COURSE

CHOOSING A CAREER PATH

Steve Poisat
Regional Director, Western Australia
Innovation and Development Project manager

Sally Goldsmith
Regional Director, Victoria
Assistant Manager, Innovation & Development

Sally currently lives in rural Victoria and is passionate about Counselling and training the next generation of Christian Counsellors. Working in counselling, business, management, human resources, and training over the last 12 years she has a passion for people and education. Holding qualifications in counselling, psychology, training and business Sally has built up a successful private counselling practice and understands the complexities of starting and maintaining a thriving business. Sally is currently the Victorian Regional Director and leads the development of the training material for the accredited courses within aifc. Having a strong desire to see personal healing and the professional growth of Christian Counsellors, Sally is dedicated to educating and equipping people for their calling and purpose.

"Be prepared and equipped for your calling to help others."

Who Is Speaking?

What People Say?

I have always had a passion to see people’s lives changed. By studying counselling with aifc, I am equipped with the tools to facilitate that change. Studying via Distance Education has made it more accessible and affordable.

Les Daly
(Diploma- Distance-based)
Aviation Fire Fighter

Many of the tutors I worked with during the time of my training had worked in the industry for many years; modelling to us strong counselling ethics and professional practice.

Vicky Robertson
(Graduate Diploma)
Family Counsellor

I chose to do the aifc course as a step toward regaining personal direction and purpose. After almost a year, I have grown so much both on a personal level and in my relationships.

Sam Wundke
(Advanced Diploma)
Professional Photographer

I’d definitely recommend aifc to any young person who is serious about their faith and wants to gain skills in helping people but is not sure what direction to take.

Kezia McGarvie
(Advanced Diploma)
Youth Camp Leader, Counsellor

Steve Poisat is married to Michele and is a father of two boys. Steve started off his work-life as an associate pastor in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, serving on staff in multiple roles for ten years before moving to Perth to be involved with church planting initiatives. Steve is an ordained minister with Church of the Nations and leads the team at Redeemer Gospel Community in Perth. Steve has worked in the NFP sector for 24 years in leadership and community care roles. He is currently the aifc Regional Director for Western Australia and Innovation and Development Project manager.

His current ministry leadership and experience across the education and vocational ministry sector, equips him in working with both those in Christian Ministry and the community sector.

Susan Daniel
Regional Director, Queensland

Susan Daniel lives in Queensland on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. She has always had a focus to see people walk in wholeness, a desire birthed from her own story and the freedom experienced when she allowed Jesus to bring healing  completed her Adv Dip in Counselling & Family Therapy (Christian). She began her role as an Assessor with aifc in 2008, and completed her Master of Counselling at Griffith University in 2010. Susan currently has the role of regional director in Queensland. She holds a Pastor’s credential with the Australian Christian Churches movement and was director for their Chaplaincy Department in Qld & NT for 5 years. She has worked in the community for the past 20 years as well as running her own private counselling practice since 2008. Susan has a passion to see people being equipped to “Go” into their world and minister the love and gospel of Jesus Christ, and see His Kingdom come. She believes aifc courses offer a fundamental part in this equipping.

Webinar Hosts

Nicholas Marks
CEO of Australian Institute
of Family Counselling 

Jordan Mullen
Managing Director
of Thrive Digital