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MEET jude

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AASW)

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Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AASW)

Jude Tynan (she/her) is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Family Therapist. 
She has over 25 years of clinical experience in working with individuals, families and
communities that have experienced the impact of trauma. Jude has worked in a
variety of settings including hospitals, community health, sexual assault and
domestic violence services, prisons, counselling services, and private practice. She
has also delivered training across NSW state to mental health professionals, has
taught in higher education, provides supervision and run both therapeutic and
educational groups.Jude brings to her work a strong sense of social justice and
human rights
Some of her approaches include narrative work, cognitive behaviour therapy, EMDR
(Eye Movement and Desensitisation Reprocessing) systemic work, acceptance and
commitment therapy and internal family systems. These frameworks sit alongside a
passion for empowerment and healing.
Jude believes in the amazing resilience of people impacted by trauma and feel
privileged to share their journey.


Jude has been in private practice since 2015. Prior to that she worked for NSW
health in the Education Centre Against Violence and Mental Health Services. She
also worked in the Northern Territory managing counselling services in Darwin, Alice
Springs and East Arnhem Land. Jude also lived in Melbourne for twenty years where
she worked in refuges, youth housing, hospitals – this included sexual assault
services, community health settings, GLBQTI counselling services, and prison.


areas of interest

Survivors of adult and childhood trauma
GLBQTAI+ community
Complex Family Dynamics
Relationship difficulties


EMDR practitioner
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (RMIT
Graduate Diploma of Family Therapy
Masters in Couples and Family Relationships.



Thursday 2-5pm & Friday 8am-130pm 

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