Agi O'Hara is a registered psychologist with many years of experience working with individuals, couples and groups. She employs a variety of therapeutic strategies, dependant on the needs and presenting issues of the client, but always with respect for the individual and their potential to change, offering a safe environment in which to explore their current concerns.
Agi is a visiting lecturer in psychology for the Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Neonatology at the University of Sydney, and had until February 2013 been teaching in the Faculty of Education and Social Work's BSW program, for 21 years. As part of the program Agi specialised in counselling, anxiety, depression, child abuse, domestic violence, suicide awareness & prevention and grief & loss.
She is the co-author of Skills for Human Service Practice: Working with Individuals, Groups and Communities, , (2nd ed.) published by Oxford University Press in 2011.
Her work with organisations has been as a consultant to several government departments and companies within the private sector, conducting group work training, group facilitation and team building courses and workshops.
Agi is the founder of the charitable institution What Makes a Man Inc. that has created a virtual mentoring project, a multi-media resource for men of all ages. It is developed around a collection of "life lessons and reflections" of well-known Australian male public figures from a variety of professional, sporting and social contexts. The aim of the project is to provide potential role models to men who may be struggling through adversity or lacking a sense of purpose or direction http://www.what-makes-a-man.org.au
Agi is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, the Institute of Group Leaders and provides supervision for other professionals working with individuals and groups.
To contact Agi: Phone: 0411 350 862