Debbie Seldon has been working with children, adolescents and families for the past 12 years, specializing in working with trauma and sexual abuse survivors and breaking the abuse cycle.
Debbie has experience working with a variety of cultural groups and religious backgrounds and was previously based in Western-Sydney working as a child sexual assault counselor. For the past five years she has been operating in Bondi Junction in her private practice.
What Led to the Specialization of Trauma?
Debbie talks about being impacted by a world trip during which she visited India and being affected by the sight and existence of the extreme poverty all around.
An Early Mistake
Debbie shares the story of the first time she had to attend court as a witness for a child, one of her clients.
I love what I do and I think every child deserves a chance.
- Find the approach and style that suits you best.
- It’s all about trust and rapport.
Debbie’s go-to books
- The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook–What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing, Bruce Perry
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