Counselling & Theology

About Counselling & Theology

Start Date:
August 9, 2021
Start Time:
9:00 am
End Date:
September 22, 2021
End Time:
5:00 pm
Running during Winter. For more details, please contact

Winter School Intensive

This unit provides the opportunity for therapists to explore the integration of theological concepts and spirituality with the practice of professional counselling within an ethical framework.

  • Explore concepts such as ‘who am I’ as a person, a Christian, a counsellor and a professional
  • Learn how to integrate these concepts within therapeutic relationships
  • Reflect critically on the relational and theological dimensions of the Christian counsellor
  • This unit meets the theological integration requirements for clinical membership of Christian Counsellors Association of Australia
Registration Fee:
Audit $500


Diane Porter

Diane Porter

Adjunct Lecturer (Counselling)

B.Min, M.Couns.

Diane commenced her association with Morling College in 1995 when she studied a Diploma of Theology. She went on to study a Bachelor of Ministry followed by a Master of Counselling which she completed in 2011.

Diane’s academic teaching involvement at Morling has been as a tutor for five years in the foundational counselling subjects – Therapeutic Communication Skills and Counselling Theory and Practice, and more recently as an adjunct lecturer teaching Counselling and Theology (Reflection and Integration).

Diane has a mission background serving in Lima, Peru for 6 years from 2002 to 2008. She is currently working in private clinical counselling practice with individuals and couples, reaching out to Canberra and regional NSW. She also works as a volunteer with a mission organisation providing pastoral care and debriefing for Missionaries in their field of service.

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