Beaté Steller, M.A.P.S. M.A.Ed. B.S.W (Hon) R.N. is and Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and brings over 35 years of experience in a variety of sectors and industries to my role as the principal Training and Development Consultant. She has worked for ACAP and Uniting as an SME (Subject Matter Expert) in developing their grief counselling courses and works as an adult educator, counsellor and provides clinical supervision for individuals or groups. Beaté is the author of Tech Connect: Staying Meaningfully Connected in Aged Care – A Leader’s Guide (2017) published by Meaningful Ageing Australia. She also recently written a therapeutic story called ‘The space between the moon and the stars’ that was published in Susan Perrow’s book (2021), Stories To Light The Night- a grief and loss collection for children, families and communities, (pg 254) Hawthorn Press. She just finished her second Master of (Arts) Ageing and Pastoral Studies with Distinction, (2019), Charles Sturt University and her research major project was on Mindfulness Meditation Groups in Residential Aged Care and its Relevance Spiritual Growth and Wellbeing.
Beaté Steller is a Sydney based adult educator, author, accredited mental health social worker, counsellor, clinical supervisor, adult educator, spiritual care practitioner and registered nurse. She has gathered experience in these variety of roles over 35 years in a variety of sectors and industries, including health, palliative and aged care, social housing and long-term unemployment. She has a special interest in working with older people and has been working in Residential Aged Care for over the last 14 years in the roles of Social Worker and Spiritual Wellbeing Co-ordinator.
For over a decade Beaté has specialized in grief and loss education/counselling and transition counselling and was a Director of the Board of NALAG (National Association for Loss) and Grief between 2009 - 2020. She had her first book published in 2017 called Tech-connect –Staying Meaningfully Connected in Aged Care. She has both graduate and postgraduate qualifications in Adult Education, Social Work and Nursing, holds a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training. She completed her second Master Degree in Ageing and Pastoral Studies in 2019. Her Masters research was on Mindfulness Meditation Groups in Residential Aged Care and its Relevance Spiritual Growth and Wellbeing. Beaté has a history of working with people from Indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds. Beaté also holds professional membership with the AASW, the NSW Health Services Profession (as a Registered Nurse), and Spiritual Care Australia.