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Rhett McDonald

Counsellor/Advocate, SA

Rhett McDonald is a Counsellor/ Advocate working and living across the lands of the Boandik First Nations people in Southern Australia. He is employed by Survivors of Torture & Trauma Rehabilitation Assistance Service working with people from a refugee and migrant background who have experienced torture or been traumatised as a result of persecution, violence, war or unlawful imprisonment prior to arrival in Australia.  Striving to work in de-colonising and collaborative ways, the hope is to allow the exchanges of the work to be as transformational as possible for everyone.

Rhett has experience working in the International & Humanitarian sector with over 10 years spent aboard on assignments in the field of child health, training & development and safety & security.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.