Dr Arthur Wouters

PhD; MAPS

Head of Counselling

Peer reviewed book chapters in print, Sailing with the wind: counselling support in the Solomon Islands; in Conversations between theology and social vocation. Spriggens, L. & Meadowcroft, T. (eds.), Wipf & Stock, awaiting publishing, 2021

  • Psychology and Christianity
  • Cross cultural counselling and Empowerment
  • Pedagogy and Trauma hermeneutics
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Advanced Counselling Theories, Processes and Strategies (Master’s & Bachelor)
  • Counselling Integration Practicum (Master’s & Bachelor)
  • Human Development th(Masters)
  • Group Counselling and Psychotherapy (Adv Dip)
  • Introduction to Psychology (Adv. Dip)
  • Abnormal Psychology (Bachelor)

Art currently serves as the Dean of Counselling at Stirling College in Melbourne. He obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Direct exposure to the unjust imprisonment of political detainees led Art into change his focus from clinical to community psychology. Art completed his PhD while working in the area of empowering people facing racial oppression. He emigrated to Melbourne in 2006 with his wife, one of their two adult sons and their daughter to take up a position in Counselling at Tabor College, Victoria. Art’s academic interests include counselling and psychotherapy, religion and psychology and peaceable cross-cultural initiatives. Other interests include nature, music and worship, supporting young adults and American cruiser motorcycles.