Ursula is an experienced trainer, educator and facilitator.  Ursula specialises in training professionals in how to respond to traumatised individuals and how to recognise and manage the impact of this work on themselves.  Ursula is a dynamic trainer who uses humour and trainee participation to ensure the training experience is engaging and enjoyable for participants. 

Ursula has particular expertise in delivering training relating to domestic violence, sexual assault, trauma in general and vicarious traumatisation.  With consultation Ursula is able to deliver training relating to most aspects of psychology, counselling and issues relating to being a helping professional.

Ursula is committed to maintaining a high level of training quality and participant satisfaction.  Ursula is able to maintain this high standard by ensuring she extensively consults with organisations regarding their training needs before tailoring an individual training package for them.

Ursula has provided training to organisations such as the Women’s Legal Service of Victoria the Office of Public Prosecutions and the Women’s Domestic Violence and Crisis Service of Victoria. 






Currently scheduled training open to all relevant organisations:

The Shark Cage® Melbourne

Friday May 5th 2017 @ Darebin Arts Centre St Georges Rd, Preston

To register please click the address link above.

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For information on what is covered in this training please download The Shark Cage Flyer here.

APS, FPS, PACFA and AASW PD points apply.


Materials for the Shark Cage Mural:




The Shark Cage Mural materials are available for purchase and delivery Australia Wide. (Overseas by request).

The Shark Cage "KIT" Comprises of 4 Sharks, 4 Dolphins, 4 Muticoulured Fish, 4 Treasure Chests and 28 Bars.

All enquiries about the Shark Cage framework and Shark Cage KIT please email:


Thank you for your interest.