Kate Rotherham Accredited Social Worker, Child and Adolescent Counsellor

Meet Kate Rotherham


Accredited Social Worker, Child and Adolescent Counsellor

Kate Rotherham (she/her) is an Accredited Social Worker with a special interest in supporting children, young people and their families. She has over 25 years of professional experience working with children and families across educational, government and health sectors. Kate has worked as a parent educator, school counsellor, hospital social worker, and as a counsellor/advocate with refugees and survivors of sexual assault.

With a warm, encouraging and strength-based approach, Kate creates a safe space to learn and grow. By using a range of evidenced-based modalities, Kate equips her clients with the skills and strategies to face their challenges.

  • Accredited Social Worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (La Trobe)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Macq Uni)

What’s in a name – why ‘Parachute’?

Therapy is an active process so it was important to choose a name that reflects a dynamic state. Parachutes are colourful and fun which represents the child-centred and creative therapeutic practices that Kate values in her work. Parachutes are designed to break your fall – they are the difference between hurtling towards the ground and floating above it, enjoying the view.

At Parachute Therapy and Wellbeing we want children and young people to have the support and skills they need to guide themselves to a safe and gentle landing.

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