About Liz Sykes

Liz is a proud Tasmanian who brings over 16 years experience as a Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor and Consultant. Prior to commencing Private Practice, she held positions at:

  • Education Department – Counsellor & Group Facilitator
  • Lifeline Tasmania – Counsellor
  • EAP Counsellor, Training Facilitator & Educator – contracted to Government and private organisations
  • Relationships Australia Tasmania
    • Senior Counsellor
    • EAP Counsellor
    • Senior Clinical Supervisor
    • Education Worker
    • Gamblers Help Counsellor
  • Consultant to Presbyterian Care Tasmania
Liz Sykes Counselling Launceston Tasmania

Liz Sykes consistently demonstrates strong therapeutic skills, clinical practice, and professionalism as a Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor encompassing a broad range of clinical interventions and frameworks, applying them with discerned therapeutic appropriateness when working with children, adolescents and adults, couples and families.

Professional Membership

  • Australian Counselling Association
  • Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors
  • Australian Clinical Supervision Association Inc.
  • National Disability Practitioners
  • Mental Health Professionals Network

Therapeutic Frameworks and Training

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution Focussed Therapy
  • Radical Exposure Therapy for trauma
  • ASCA Trauma Informed Practice – Working Therapeutically with Adult Survivors of Child Trauma
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Person Centred Therapy
  • Developmental Psychopathology & Trauma
  • Attachment Theory & Adult Psychodynamic Practices
  • Developing Child & Family Sensitive Practice – Australian Centre for Child Protection
  • John Gottman’s Couples Therapy
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy – Dan Wile
  • Couples Therapy – Dr David Schnarch
  • Excellence in Professional Practice & Supervision: Amovita Consulting
  • 7 Eyed Model of Supervision
  • Critical Incident Stress Management and Group Crisis Intervention Facilitator
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Positive Psychology
  • Mindfulness for Healthy Living & Happiness