Relationship Counsellor & Supervisor, Marriage & Family Educator, Conflict & Stress Management Consultant
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What We Offer

creating great relationships that unleash your full potential

About Heather

Heather is a Trainer and Supervisor of Relationship Educators and Counselors, and a Couples and Family Therapist in private practice, Kiama. She is also a Consultant in Team Building, Conflict and Stress Management and Personality Style for Government, NGO’s and private organisations.

Heather was Clinical Co-ordinator for Relationships Australia, Illawarra for 8 years, where she led the Counselling and Relationship Education teams and was involved with training, supervision, groupwork, creative seminars and the media. In 2001, Heather was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship to study Marriage and Family Education in the UK and US.

She is a public speaker and popular presenter on topics such as ‘Hot Monogamy’, “Do You Wanna Make Up?” and ‘Leaping Relationship Hurdles’. Together with her husband, John, she has been leading “Marriage Getaways” and Parenting Programs in Australia, Uganda, South Africa and India for over 30 years. In her ‘spare’ time Heather enjoys long distance cycling, sustained by dark chocolate! Read more…

Testimonials

Amazing Knowledge & Skills

"Heather is amazing with her knowledge & skills & the way she interacts & gives generously of herself."
2017-08-09T00:56:03+00:00
"Heather is amazing with her knowledge & skills & the way she interacts & gives generously of herself."

Passionate & Engaging

"Heather was passionate and engaging while at the same time compassionate."
2017-08-09T00:56:37+00:00
"Heather was passionate and engaging while at the same time compassionate."

Just Fantastic

"The seminar could only be improved if you changed it from 2 days to 3 days!"
2017-08-09T00:57:26+00:00
"The seminar could only be improved if you changed it from 2 days to 3 days!"

Authentic

"Heather is a beautiful, honest, authentic soul."
2017-08-09T00:57:48+00:00
"Heather is a beautiful, honest, authentic soul."

Amazing

"Wish my partner could have attended! Next time he may be more willing because he will experience what being forgiven really feels like."
2017-08-09T00:58:31+00:00
"Wish my partner could have attended! Next time he may be more willing because he will experience what being forgiven really feels like."

Our Purpose

Heather and her husband, John, have a passion to see marriages vibrant and growing. Through workshops, retreats and counselling in her private practice they share powerful knowledge and strategies to strengthen relationships.

Working with Better Marriages Australia

Better Marriages supports couples who value their marriage and want their relationship to be strong and enduring.  Better Marriages Australia invites couples who want to learn skills and have experiences that help them increase their marital intimacy and mutual understanding, couples committed to their present and future growth and couples interested in promoting healthy marriages in their community.

Contact Us

Heather McAlpine

B.A. (Psych.) Dip.Ed., P.A.C.F.A.,
A.A.R.C., I.G.L., Grad.Dip. Couples & Family Therapy.

(02) 4233 2865

Consulting rooms located at Carson Place
Minnamurra NSW 2533