Hunterlink introduces counsellors Jake, Caiti and Phil
14 · September · 2016
Hunterlink welcomes it’s two newest staff members, Jake and Caiti, who both joined the team in July.
Jake has come to the team after several years’ experience in the youth and disability sector. Jake believes that everyone deserves an opportunity to grow and enjoy life to the fullest. Jake loves the outdoors and going to the gym, as well as spending time with his wife and enjoying a coffee in one of Newcastle’s many diverse cafes.
Caiti has joined us from a background in suicide prevention and crisis support. Her aim is to “support clients in empowering themselves to be the best person they can be” and she believes that everyone has the potential to shine. When she’s not at work, Caiti loves spending time with her husband and her pets, which includes her dog and an impressive snake collection.
Phil Limon is one of the team of counsellors at Hunterlink National. Phil has extensive experience in counselling and community work. Phil has brought his valuable skills and experience to Hunterlink and previously has worked with adult offenders, has managed criminal justice programs for offenders with cognitive impairments, managed homeless action teams and homelessness refuges. Phil has also worked creating health programs to support Aboriginal communities around Australia. He has worked with homelessness street teams whilst housing rough sleeping homeless clients and managed youth crisis centres. Phil also has worked in every aspect of juvenile justice and has extensive counselling experience. His hobbies away from work are film making, sailing and is a keen musician. Phil has a certificate 4 in mental health and a certificate 4 in drugs and alcohol and also a diploma in counselling.