Grad Dip Emp Rel
M. Psych (Counselling)
Anna is a registered Counselling Psychologist for over 16 years, and member of the Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPI). She is an accredited Gestalt therapist.
Anna currently runs a private practice in South Fremantle. Prior to that she ran a practice at Cottesloe Counselling and also worked for Wanslea Family Services, Department of Corrective Services, Freehills (national law firm), and WA Newspapers as a psychologist or human resources professional.
Teaching “runs in the family” for Anna, with four of her family members being teachers, including her husband and father. Growing up and living with teachers has given Anna an appreciation for the dedication and commitment teachers give to their students and their jobs.
Anna has a particular interest in helping people understand how we relate to one another, for the purpose of strengthening communication and understanding in relationships.
M. Education (Research)
AITSL & TRBWA Registered
Tomaz is a classroom teacher of 19 years, currently working as a Teaching and Learning Coach with the Department of Education. He has taught in a wide range of schools and subject areas from junior to senior school level in some of the most challenging school environments. Apart from classroom teaching, Tomaz has worked as a head of learning area, curriculum leader, lecturer, teaching coach and mentor.
Tomaz has also lectured, run workshops for and supervised pre-service teachers at Murdoch University. In addition to his teaching, Tomaz has published peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters in the areas of educational sociology and teacher agency.
Apart from his work in education, Tomaz has a distinguished high performance career in water polo. After finishing his playing career with over 100 senior international caps for Australia and two national titles with Fremantle Mariners, Tomaz was the WAIS Head Coach for Womens Water Polo, Assistant Coach to the 2004 Australian Olympic Womens Team and Head Coach of UWA Torpedoes in the Mens National Water Polo League.
Throughout his teaching, research and high performance coaching, Tomaz has long realised and paid attention to the importance of relationships. He is deeply interested in how the work of teachers, school leaders and students can be made more empowering, mutually rewarding and healthier for all.