Linda Burgess is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience as a family support worker and therapist. She has worked with families, children and teens with behaviour difficulties and trauma, children in foster care and adults who have left the system. Linda also has experience with developmental issues and working with people with disabilities. Linda’s passion lies in working with complex mental health, family violence survivors, and trauma.
Linda trained in psychology, social work and art therapy, with a focus on development and mental health. She has training and experience in clinical supervision, group therapy and parenting programs (Triple P, Incredible Years, Tuning into Teens, Parenting Children with ADHD).
Linda is an accredited mental health social worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers, a registered provider with Medicare Australia, and an NDIS provider.
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, Chinese & Anthropology), University of Adelaide, 1993
Bachelor of Social Work, Flinders University of SA, 1998
Advanced Diploma of Transpersonal Art Therapy, College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney, 2016
Master of Social Work (Advanced Practice) Charles Sturt University, completing 2018
Clinical & Professional Training
Clinical Supervision, 2014
Certificate IV Training and Assessment, 2011
ASIST (Applied Sucide Intervention Skills Training), 2006
Practical Skills in Responding to People who Experience Domestic Violence, 2006