Elizabeth Skinner

Elizabeth Skinner

Program Director for Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision, Graduate Diploma of Applied Social Science and Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing Studies

Elizabeth is the Program Director for the Graduate Diploma of Applied Social Science, Graduate Certificate of Wellbeing Studies and Graduate Certificate of Professional Supervision. She also lectures within the School of Health and Human Science and provides oversight to the school’s placements process.

Prior to working at AC, Elizabeth worked within the community sector in various roles including counselling, homelessness intervention and family support. She also pioneered and managed a transitional housing program supporting women and children leaving domestic and family violence. She continues her community engagement, sitting on the management committee for a local community centre.

Her areas of research interest include domestic and family violence, and spiritual wellbeing.


M.A. (Alphacrucis University College) 2023

Bachelor of Social Science (Counselling) (Christian Heritage College) 2008

Diploma in Community Services Coordination (TAFE Queensland) 2012

Research Interests

Domestic violence

Family violence

Spiritual wellbeing

Field of Research

Social and personality psychology

Engagement Publications


  • 2020
    • Skinner, E. (under the pen-name Jemimah Black) (2020). Chasing Truth: Are you brave enough to discover the truth about emotional and psychological abuse?. Westbow Press. | External link

Professional Memberships

Australian Counselling Association (since 2006)

Circle of Security (since 2012)

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