Mr Jim Schirmer

Associate Lecturer

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 334 67026


Jim Schirmer is an Associate Lecturer in the Master of Counselling Program, and has taught into that program in a variety of roles since 2012. He holds a BA (Philosophy & Ethics), BTh and MCouns, and is currently undertaking Higher Degree Research studies. His research focus is on the training and development of counsellors, particularly in area of personal characteristics and virtues that contribute to excellence in practice. He brings 15 years’ experience in the human services field, including numerous practitioner-research projects resulting in the development of community resources and training.


  • Master of Counselling, The University of Queensland


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