Maria Losurdo has worked for over 35 years, as counsellor, advocate, mentor and team leader in family crisis work, child protection, domestic violence, social justice and community development. Maria’s has focused on supporting safety, respect and celebrating diversity, with experience working within the Aboriginal, non-English speaking, GLQBT, Deaf communities. Maria’s practice is based recognising the goodness in all people, being trauma informed and applying strength based approaches to support people move closer to others by moving closer to themselves.
Maria provides therapeutic group work services for Cara House projects. She has a special focus and interest on providing services that supports cross cultural understandings and the recognition and healing from Inter-Generational Trauma for Aboriginal families and community.