Marieke Ledingham is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Coordinator for the Master of Counselling at University of Notre Dame in Australia. Marieke sits on the editorial board of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. She has previously taught counselling and psychology at Curtin University, Edith Cowan University and Murdoch University.
Marieke currently teaches courses in mental health, counselling skills and research. Her research interests include burnout, work stress, mental health professional training and development, phenomenology and social
Her PhD specifically focused on perceptual barriers to recognising and responding to burnout in the workplace. Marieke gives guest lectures and conference presentations to students, researchers and practitioners on the topic of burnout, well-being and workplace stress.
Marieke is a Registered Psychologist with 17 years’ clinical experience. She works in a private practice and enjoys working with adults and couples on a wide range of issues. She works from a humanistic paradigm while incorporating techniques such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy.
She has supervised many student research projects to completion and is currently supervising several doctoral studies in areas such as: paramedic resilience; rural school psychologists’ contribution to school staff well-being; defining mental fitness; cross-cultural domestic violence interventions; and, compassion in the workplace.
You can connect with her on Twitter @Dr_Leds