With a career that spans over two decades in the community services sector, Danielle has worked in many frontline and leadership roles across New South Wales in both city and regional/remote communities. In 2013 she founded her own company, Continuum Consulting Australia Pty Ltd and more recently has been engaged by University of Wollongong as lecturer and subject co-ordinator in social work.
Danielle is passionate about creating positive outcomes for children through leadership and the development of good practice. She established Continuum Consulting as a platform to create practice change in the areas of family visit facilitation and assessment work. Danielle also conducts training and coaching, and undertakes assessments for the Children’s Court Clinic for the company. More recently Danielle has developed therapeutic services at Continuum specialising in trauma-focused CBT, EMDR, and Theraplay, all specifically tailored to support children with developmental trauma.
She leads a team of 40 staff across two Continuum Consulting offices, Wollongong and Penrith, and a satellite team located around New South Wales, including regional and remote areas.
Danielle has a Bachelor Social Science (Psychology); Master of Child and Adolescent Welfare, Master of Social Work, Cert IV in Training and Assessment, a Grad Cert Developmental Trauma and a Grad Cert in Executive Coaching and Leadership. She is qualified in TF-CBT, EMDR and Theraplay as focussed psychological strategies for working with children and families in a therapeutic framework.
Danielle is an accredited member of the Australian Association of Social Workers, NSW Chamber of Business – Illawarra, The EMDR Institute, EMDRIA, ISPCAN and more recently has been a finalist in the Illawarra Business Awards for the ‘Excellence in Leadership’ Award.