Rebecca Braid

Dr Rebecca Braid PhD, MSW, GradDipC&FT, BSW

Dr Rebecca Braid has practiced therapy for close to 34 years, with 24 of those years in private practice. Prior to entering private practice she worked as a social worker in the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in the Neonatology Unit, the Sexual Assault Unit and Oncology Department.

She was manager of Social Work at the Cerebral Palsy Alliance and the MS Society. In addition, Rebecca has cared for terminal patients and their families at Neringah Hospital.

Rebecca’s initial degree is in Social Work. She has a Graduate Diploma in Couple and Family Therapy and a Masters degree in Couple and Family Therapy. Following her ground-breaking work exploring the link between Spirituality and Therapy Rebecca was awarded her PhD from La Trobe University.

Rebecca offers a range of services at Eden to individuals, couples and families as well as victims of crime. She has extensive experience with clients who have experienced trauma and abuse. Rebecca works on behalf of clients as an Expert Witness in matters related to domestic violence and historic childhood abuse.

Rebecca holds a licence to facilitate the RISE UP Supervision training course on behalf of Optimise Potential.  During 2018, 45 industry professionals have attended the course, with rave reviews!  She can also offer professional clinical supervision on a one on one basis, or for groups, face to face or via skype.

Rebecca is a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers, and a member of the Australian College of Social Workers, which reflects her advance standing in the industry.  She works as an Approved Counsellor with Victims Services and has done so for over 20 years, being the 18th accredited counsellor in the state of NSW.  Rebecca is also Medicare accredited, and has clearance to work with children via a Working with Children Check.