MARIE-THÉRÈSE PROCTOR BA (Psychology & Religious Studies), BA (Hons Psychology), MScMed (Psychotherapy), PhD, MAPS, MAPS is a psychologist and psychotherapist, educator and researcher currently working in the Wollondilly Shire, South Western Sydney. Recently returned to full-time practice, Marie-Therese was formerly Head of the Graduate School of Counselling, Excelsia College and Director of the Excelsia College Counselling Centre, Sydney Australia, training Masters level counsellors, with a particular interest in counsellor self-formation and reflective practice. Prior to this Marie-Thérèse was employed by the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, working with families caring for children and adolescents living with and dying from life-limiting conditions. Her PhD research focused on spiritual attachment and its relationship to psychological health (including the development of tools for assessing explicit and implicit attachment to God representations), while her psychotherapy Master’s thesis explored associations between chronic complex relationally-based trauma and adult Christian spirituality. Her clinical interests include self and spiritual formation, meaning-making in the context of chronic complex trauma, grief and loss, psych-spiritual health, wellbeing and maturation.