Counselling staff


Please be aware that email is not considered to be confidential. If you wish to discuss confidential information it may be preferable to arrange for a telephone consultation, rather than send personal information via email. You can also email any of our staff. Counsellors will acknowledge receipt of all emails. See the counselling staff below for a list of our email addresses. See for contact phone numbers and locations.

Student counselling staff

Professional counselling staff, who are located at Lismore, Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour campuses, offer assistance to internal students at all campuses and university centres, and to all external students.

Coffs Harbour

Ms Rachael Jones
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Ms Helene Nygaard
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Gold Coast

Mr Brad Inglis
Counselling: Monday and Friday
Community Engagement & Wellbeing: Tuesday

Ms Penny Hewlett
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Ms Stacey Edwards
Monday, Thursday and Friday


Ms Robyn Curtain
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Ms Sonia Davis
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Ms Sarah Balogh
Community Engagement and Wellbeing: Monday
Counselling: Wednesday

Ms Rhonda Munro
Indigenous Australian Student Support
Tuesday and Wednesday

The Hotel School Sydney

Miya Yamanouchi
Mondays and Thursdays

The Hotel School Melbourne

Dr Susan Fletcher
Tuesday and Wednesday


SCU Sydney

Sue Tory
Wednesday and Thursday (9am–5pm) or 0424 729 847

SCU Melbourne

Shamim Ahmadi
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (9am–5pm) or 0424 726 960

SCU Perth

Thalia O’Sullivan
Tuesday (8:30am–4:30pm) or 0410 131 655

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