Renée McDonald has been a Counsellor and Psychotherapist for over 19 years. She is a PACFA Clinical Counsellor, Psychotherapist, an Accredited Supervisor, degree qualified and trained Coach and mentor to hundreds of clinicians in the field.
She is a Senior Professional Member and Registered International Online Clinical Supervisor with the Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO), as well as running an ACTO approved, internationally accredited online therapy training company. She is an experienced academic educator, trainer and assessor and runs her own training company, Australian Online Therapy Training (AOTT).
She has additionally worked in a variety of roles in the community, along with teaching and training future community workers, counsellors and psychotherapists for over 15 years, including ACAP, and in a variety of other large educational institutions.
In 2019, (with a re-print in 2020), she launched her textbook; Online Therapy: Processes, Tasks, Integration and Energetic Holding, based on her research, practice experience and training in the Online Therapy and Telehealth space.