amanda smith

 

Individual and couple counsellor, relationship, Marriage and Family Educator.

 

Shane smith

 

Relationship, Marriage and Family Educator


National Coordinators of PREPARE/ENRICH Australia
Treasurer and Membership Couple of Better Marriages Australia.

Vice President of Marriage and Relationship Educators Association of Australia (MAREAA)

Our team

Growing your relationships at Home 
at Work and in the Community

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU

 

Assisting couples to growing stronger, healthier, happier relationships at Home, at WOrk and in the Community:

 

  • Couple Assessment
  • Individual Counselling
  • Couple Counselling
  • Marriage Education
  • Dispute Resolution

 

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM


SHANE SMITH


Relationship, Marriage and Family Educator, trained through the Family Relationships Institute, Melbourne in 2007, Shane has delivered a variety of parenting and relationship education programs focusing on providing individuals, partners and families the opportunity to achieve enhanced relationship skills and to recognise that they have the potential to shape and maintain quality and meaningful relationships.
Shane‘s career experience includes an impressive mixture of many facets of business, tertiary study and complimentary courses to enhance both his personal and career goals. His career has been enhanced with a variety of tertiary qualifications such as a Bachelor of Applied Science (Information Studies), Graduate Certificate in Adult Education and a Masters of Business Administration (Law). Shane not only possesses strong business acumen but also a genuine interest in relationship education.

Shane’s interest in relationship enrichment continues to grow through facilitating workshops for engaged couples and recently commencing working with couples as a Prepare-Enrich Facilitator. PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator and Marriage Educator for Anglicare between 2009 and 2012 Shanes Prepare-Enrich facilitation is complimented by running group workshops in relationship education for premarital and married couples, in addition to his role as National Coordinator of PREPARE/ENRICH Australia. Shane (with his wife) is also the Treasurer and Membership Couple of Better Marriages Australia, a role they have held since 2010. Shane is current the Vice President of the Marriage and Relationship Educators Association of Australia (MAREAA - https://www.mareaa.asn.au/)   


Specifically, Shane can deliver the following courses: ​Making Relationships Work; Talking to Men on Relationships; Marriage Enrichment; Communication Skills; Conflict Resolution; Stress Management; Growing Together and; 123 Magic.


AMANDA SMITH


Amanda's interest in the humanities was the impetus for her to move away from IT and begin studying at Charles Sturt University for a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) degree which she completed in 2008. Amanda has worked in the field of human services, namely in the area of disability care since 2007, then as a PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator and Marriage Educator for Anglicare between 2009 and 2012. 

Amanda (with her husband) is also the Treasurer and Membership Couple of Better Marriages Australia, a role they have held since 2010. In 2013 Mandi completed a Graduate Diploma in Relationship Counselling at the Institute of Family practice in Sydney. Amanda has worked with many pre-marital and married couples couples. Mandi’s Prepare-Enrich facilitation is complimented by running group workshops in relationship education for premarital and married couples, in addition to her role as National Coordinator of PREPARE/ENRICH Australia.

RELATIONSHIP