March 21, 2018

Craig Foster

Couple and Family Therapist

Qualifications

  • Craig Foster has qualifications in ministry, business, education, counselling
  • BEc, BDiv & Dip Min (Moore Theological College, Sydney), Dip Ed (Wesley College), MEd (Morling College)
  • Advanced Certificate in Bowen Family Systems Theory and Practice
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy (Level 1 Clinical Training)
  • Prepare/Enrich Facilitator
  • Parent Hope Project Facilitator

Professional Memberships

  • Craig is a qualified Clinical Family Therapist with the Australian Association of Family Therapy (AAFT)
  • Craig is an ordained Anglican minister in the diocese of Sydney
  • Craig is a member of the Australian Christian Mentoring Network (MACMN)

Experience

Craig has worked with the Family Systems Practice since 2017 and specialises in working with couples. He is a Clinical Family Therapist and has training in Family Systems Theory and the Gottman Method for Couples Therapy. Prior to becoming a counsellor, Craig worked in the corporate world for close to a decade and has spent over 20 years working in church and Christian school settings as a church pastor and school chaplain. In addition to his work with the Family Systems Practice, Craig is the Senior Program Manager of Anglicare’s Central Sydney Family Relationship Counselling team. Craig’s experience as a school chaplain, church pastor and counsellor have equipped him well for dealing with a broad range of complex issues that families face. 

Craig specializes in the following areas as a couple’s therapist:

  • conflict resolution and anger management
  • developing healthy communication patterns
  • relationship and intimacy concerns
  • family violence and abuse
  • anxiety and stress management
  • pornography and sexual addiction
  • healing after affairs
  • Pre-marriage counselling
  • stress management and burnout prevention
  • theology and its relational application
  • tensions in the family and ministry interface

Locations:
Cremorne: 287 Military Road
Fridays 8am-12:45pm
Offers both in-person and telehealth sessions

Fees: $200 per one-hour session. Low-fee option of $160 available with evidence of financial hardship (please discuss with Craig directly).
No Medicare rebates offered.