Rebecca Braid

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

Dr Rebecca Braid has practiced therapy for close to 30 years, with 20 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 currently heads the team of therapists and professionals at Eden and offers a range of services to individuals, couples and families and 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.

Having completed a Certificate of Attainment in Supervision Training, Rebecca can offer 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 has worked as an accredited Victims Compensation Specialist Therapist with Victims Services for over 20 years, having been the 18th accredited counsellor in the state of NSW.  Rebecca is Medicare approved and has clearance to work with children via a Working with Children Check.