Director of Counselling at Immanuel College
Trina is the inaugural Director of Counselling at Immanuel College, Adelaide SA, where she oversees and provides counselling and mental health services across the school. She has more than 21 years’ experience in leading and managing various counselling, wellbeing and mental health programs in America and Australia. A trained psychologist and educator, Trina has worked as a counsellor, behaviour specialist, teacher, learning specialist, consultant and speaker/trainer with a range of individuals enabling them to develop their wellbeing and resilience skills. Trina was elected founding Chair of the South Australian Positive Education Schools Association Chapter and is a member of the Community Advisory Committee to assist the South Australian Mental Health Commission in the co-production of the South Australian Mental Health Strategic Plan. Trina’s aspiration for the Fellowship is to combine her passion for mental health with her leadership skills. Trina will focus on making a difference in the education system where children's wellbeing and mental health are supported, enabling them to flourish.