Graeme James, Master of Counselling, University of New England, Bachelor of Counselling, (UNE), is a current research student enrolled in the Master of Counselling, Honours (UNE). He has personal experience with life threatening illness, and interests in illness narratives and therapist development. Graeme is Regional Director for the Australian College of Applied Psychology and prior Manager of Wesley Counselling Services and Lifeline Sydney and Sutherland. He is a Clinical Member of the Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association of NSW (CAPA). Additionally he is a member of the Society of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators (SCAPE). Graeme has a small practice located in Sydney city and at Chatswood.