Company Overview

Life Training, formerly known as ‘Ability-Counselling and Training’, provides Counselling, Forensic Social Work and Art Therapy.  It is based in Maryborough, and offered one day per week in Hervey Bay, Queensland. It was born from an identified gap in support services to those with mental health issues after coming out of custodial sentences, and their families, however has expanded to provide therapeutic services to the community.

Life Training is an Employee Assistance Provider.  EAP helps employees be able to stay in employed, working through organisational issues, personal issues which may be effecting their work, and personal issues effecting their lives in general.  Where contracted, this service includes family members.  

Life Training also provides Art Therapy to clients - addressing life issues through art.  Jenny is a qualified Counsellor, Social Worker and Art Therapist.

Jenny offers Supervision to employees in the Human Services sector (accredited Supervisor with Australian Counselling Association - ACA).  She also provides mentoring and coaching to those who want to make career changes, but not sure where to start, or how to make the change.

Recently, Life Training has expanded its services to the community.  We now offer supervision services for families involved with Child Safety, and those requiring supervision by way of Family Law Court Orders.

About the Founder

Jenny Morgan

Over the past 25 years I have worked in various roles in differing Human Services organisations.  I strived to improve the impact of crime on others, developing and implementing policies where police refer victims and offenders to support agencies. 


I have achieved recognition by way of Awards, for my work with reintegration of offenders into the community, and working innovatively with those at risk of offending.  This was able to be achieved through effective stakeholder engagements, allowing recognition of prisoners by the community for their fundraising for the Cancer Council Relay for Life (as participants within the prison), and the development and implementation of an animal therapy program which targeted emotion dysregulation, domestic violence, anger and depression, anti-social behaviours, trauma, substance abuse, and mental health disorders like schizophrenia.


My focus for the past few years has been in the community - working with individuals, and researching for projects to assist clients holistically at a community level.


Life Training commenced in Far North Queensland in 2015.  I have moved the business to Maryborough, and Hervey Bay, whilst continuing to support those in the Cairns and Tablelands regions.  


Memberships

Jenny is an accredited member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), the Australian Counselling Association (ACA), and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Australian Chapter (AFCC).