Meet our Counsellors

Jocelyn Gemoh (Principal Counsellor)

Master of Counselling, B.A (Theology & Intercultural Studies), Grad Cert in Comm Services Practice, Professional Diploma in Therapeutic life Story Work (completing)

Special Interests:

  • Autism and Asperger’s
  • Teenagers
  • Parents and Parenting
  • Individual Counselling

Jocelyn’s passion is working with families. She has a Master of Counselling and many years of experience working in a variety of secondary school wellbeing teams providing support to students, parents and staff. More recently, she has worked as a parenting practitioner, supporting parents and carers to develop relationships and routines that support the whole family. Jocelyn specialises in working with families and young people on the autism spectrum.

Jocelyn utilises an integrative practice way of working with clients. With a particular focus on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, and building emotional resilience. Jocelyn will tailor sessions to an individual or family group as to their particular needs.

Jocelyn is also a qualified facilitator of Bringing up Great Kids, 123 Magic, Tuning in to Kids, Tuning in to Teens, and Dads Tuning into Kids. Parents and Carers can request for any of these programs to be run on a one on one basis, groups will be run as per interest levels.

Qualifications:

  • Masters of Counselling (Monash University)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Tabor College)
  • Graduate Certificate in Community Services Practice (RMIT)
  • Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work – Currently Completing

Counselling Registrations:

  • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)
  • Christian Counselling Association of Australia (CCAA)

From clients:

“Without Jocelyn helping me over the last two years, I probably would be lost. Her kindness, patience and wisdom has not only helped me, but the majority of my friends” (Student)

“Jocelyn is always able to summarise situations which makes it easy to see a way forward” (Parent)

“Thanks to Jocelyn for teaching me to speak my mind and to see things from a different perspective, and for giving me the help and support I needed, I don’t know where I’d be without her” (Teenager)

“I’ve always felt comfortable talking to Jocelyn about anything; she is so kind and understanding” (Teenager)

Cas Gemoh (Principal Counsellor)

Master of Counselling, B. Theology, B. Sc., P. Cert in Counselling Adolescents, Cert in Youth Work/CS.

Special Interests:

  • Identity, sense of self, and meaning
  • Depression and anxiety
  • School refusal and bullying
  • Grief and loss
  • Anger and difficult teenage behaviours

Cas is passionate about working with clients to build resilience and achieve positive outcomes. He holds a Master of Counselling and has more than 10 years’ experience mainly working with young people and families in a variety of roles around Melbourne. Some of Cas’s work with young people has been in the areas of student wellbeing roles in public and private schools, pastoral care, youth case management, and child protection welfare.

Cas currently works as a student counsellor in a secondary school and enjoys supporting young people with their varying challenges in a non-judgmental manner.

He is experienced in a wide range of issues and combines his knowledge and experience in youth work, pastoral care, and counselling to help his clients build resilience, manage issues, and overcome their various challenges. Cas uses an integrative therapeutic counselling approach in his counselling sessions.

Cas has extensive experience working with people from various backgrounds, he has also lived in different cultures and understands cultural challenges, attitudes and sensitivities. He easily connects with clients of different age groups and cultural backgrounds and works with them in a sensitive and effective manner. 

Qualifications and Trainings

  • Master of Counselling (Monash University)
  • Professional Certificate in Counselling Adolescents (Monash University)
  • Bachelor of Theology/Pastoral Care (Melbourne University of Divinity)
  • Certificate in Community Services (Youth Work) (Wentworth College)
  • Tuning into Teens (Melbourne University Mindful Centre)

Counselling Registrations:

  • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)
  • Christian Counselling Association of Australia (CCAA)

From clients:

“Mr Gemoh is the best youth counsellor that I have ever spoken to. He gets it and he helped me deal with my problem” (Teenager)

“I’m so glad that my daughter started seeing Cas at a difficult point in her life. I started to see positive changes only after a few sessions” (Parent)

“I was considering dropping out of school as I was having a lot of personal and family problems but after I started seeing Mr Gemoh, he helped me a lot and I eventually finish year 12. I wouldn’t have done it without his support” (Teenager)