Grahame Williams

Senior Counsellor/Play Therapist/TBRI Specialist


Bachelor Social Science (Counselling/Psych) - Southern Cross University
Post Graduate Diploma Play Therapy - Canterbury Christchurch University UK
Certified in Filial Therapy - Rise van Fleet Model - San Francisco CA
Certified Theraplay Therapist - Theraplay Institute
TBRI - Trust Based Relational Intervention - Practitioner. Texas Christian University - Fort Worth TX
Cert IV - Training & Assessment

Field of Work and Experience

Grahame has over 25 years’ experience having worked with children, adolescents and their parents/carers as a care manager, adolescent family counsellor and play therapist. Grahame has worked in a number of settings, including, youth centres, residential care, rural community, private sector and not-for-profit agencies which has provided him with a broad knowledge of issues facing children and parents/carers.
Grahame has over the years developed many short workshops for carers and parents to gain an understanding and give strategies on topics such as: RAD (reactive attachment disorder), The Power of Play, TBRI and Theraplay.

Grahame’s has a passion for working with children from trauma backgrounds, children with attachment problems and suffering from anxiety. In recent years his focus has been around attachment therapies such as Theraplay and using TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) to help parents/carers and their children.

Aspirations and Personal Interests

Having 4 children of his own Grahame understands the pressures and issues of raising children in this time. Grahame is passionate about cricket, NRL and AFL and is always either reading a book about history or crime.