As the mum of 4 boys, Claire is no stranger to the challenges and joys of raising children in a fast-paced and changing world. Specialising as a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Therapist, Claire draws on 25 years of experiences in working alongside children and their families. Qualifying originally as a Speech Pathologist and then as a Counsellor and Behavioural Therapist, her own and other’s experiences uniquely position Claire to help parents to understand their child and to grow that child into a resilient and flourishing teen and then adult.
Speaking across Australia and internationally, Claire is a praised for her practical and passionate approach to getting to the heart of the big issues for parents with strategies and practices that work and that speak the language of children and families. With Helen Davidson, Claire has co-authored 14 books on children’s social and emotional well-being.
Claire is a passionate advocate for better mental health and wellbeing
outcomes for children and their families. With her most important job is being a parent and raising her crew of young men into adulthood, Claire shares her wealth of personal and professional information because she knows and believes that every child matters.