Margaret Welch

About Margaret Welch

Margaret Welch - Morling College - Dean Counselling, Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care
Dip Rel Couns, B.Couns, M.Couns, Adv Cert Supervision (UK), PhD Candidate

Margaret joined Morling College as an adjunct lecturer in 2008 and commenced on faculty as a lecturer in counselling in 2013. Margaret was appointed Associate Dean (Counselling) in 2017 and Acting Dean Counselling, Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care in 2019. Her permanent appointment to the position of Dean occurred in 2020. Margaret is now responsible for the oversight of and strategic planning for the counselling and chaplaincy faculty. Margaret is currently completing her PhD and the title of her thesis is ‘Presence and process in the therapeutic practice of counsellors in an Australian context’.

Margaret has lectured in a wide range of subject areas within the suite of counselling awards at Morling College including Human Development, Legal, Ethical and Cultural Issues, Therapeutic Communication Skills, Counselling Theory & Practice, Counselling Methodologies and Child and Adolescent Counselling. In more recent years Margaret has been coordinating and lecturing in the new professional supervision award at Morling.

Margaret is also an experienced and accredited clinician who is a clinical member and accredited supervisor with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and the Christian Counsellors Association of Australia (CCAA), she is listed on the ARCAP Register. Margaret is the Clinical Director of The Ezra Centre, a ministry of Morling College.

Margaret has been in clinical practice for over 20 years. She worked for Salvos Counselling for 14 years and now operates her own private practice. As a Senior Counsellor and Accredited Supervisor Margaret works with individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents across a wide range of presenting issues. Margaret also facilitates professional development workshops.