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Claremont Medical Centre
206 Stirling Hwy
Claremont
West Australia 6010

Jan and Cath

Dr Jan Resnick

Dr Jan Resnick

Senior Psychotherapist, Couples Counsellor, Supervisor and Author

 

Jan grew up in New York, then did his professional training in London where he lived and worked for over 16 years. He completed two psychotherapy trainings there, one with The Guild of Psychotherapists and one with The Philadelphia Association. He worked with some leading figures in the field including R.D. Laing, John Heaton, Christopher Bollas and Rosemary Gordon.

Jan founded two mental health charities in England, one in Oxford and one in London. He moved to Australia in 1990 and founded two further charities in Perth, one called Australia Dreaming, a children’s charity, and one called The Churchill Clinic, a nationally accredited, registered training organisation which he ran for 18 years until 2008.

Jan was the Founding President of the Psychotherapists & Counsellors Association (Inc.) of Western Australia and received and Outstanding Achievement award for his contributions over 10 years there. He also contributed to the founding of the national professional association PACFA – the Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia where he served on the training standards and management committees. He served on the Editorial Advisory Board of the national journal Psychotherapy in Australia where he penned a regular column for twenty years. Jan supervised the legal and counselling staff of knowmore, a firm that advised clients of the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse.

He is an Advisory Board member of Blue Knot Foundation (formerly ASCA, Adult Survivors of Child Abuse) and an Advisory Board member of both the Virtual Medical Centre and Virtual Psychiatry Centre, an online resource for doctors and the public. He has been supervising Developmental Paediatricians at the State Child Development Centre for over 8 years and has taught and been an accredited supervisor of psychiatry registrars (in psychotherapy) for the Royal Australian New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. He has run supervision groups for over 30 years for mental health professionals and also for consultant psychiatrists over 14 years.

Lastly, Jan has over 100 publishing credits including two published books
1) How Two Love, Making your relationship work and last, published by Amygdala Publishing (2016) and 2) Meaning-Fullness, Developmental Psychotherapy and the Pursuit of Mental Health published by Phoenix Publishing House (2023).

Catherine Resnick

Catherine Resnick

Psychotherapist, Non Executive Director, Strategic Advisor, Executive Coach

 

Catherine is a non executive director, psychotherapist and entrepreneur with a focus on improving the bio/psycho/social and economic well being of individuals, organisations and societies. With a wealth of experience in strategy, commercialisation, digital technologies and cultural change, Catherine has successfully established award-winning and internationally recognised enterprises in digital health and education. Adept at identifying future trends and market gaps, Catherine has been instrumental in positioning organisations at the forefront of their respective industries, globally.

Alongside her psychotherapy practice and entrepreneurial endeavours, Catherine is a sought-after consultant to high growth private and multi-generational family businesses in Australia and the USA, providing strategic planning, governance, succession planning, executive coaching, culture change and philanthropic advisory.  Previously, Catherine was CEO and faculty member of The Churchill Clinic Inc, a Registered Training Organisation and Health Promotion Charity delivering accredited trainings in psychotherapy and counselling.

Catherine is passionate about the potential that innovations in healthcare might bring to support access and equity to quality and affordable healthcare for all. 

Catherine is Chair of The Raine Study, non executive director of Diabetes WA and a graduate of The Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Working with individuals across the full range of concerns that might arise in therapy, Catherine offers psychotherapy and counselling sessions in person in Claremont, or online. In her view, the advent of online therapy is an important means to increase access for individuals and carers with time or mobility challenges, and extend the access and reach of psychotherapy into rural and remote areas.