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Ken Loftus, Clinical Director of the Sunlight Centre. Masters CBT, BA Psych, Dip Counselling

With over two decades of experience in the field of mental health and counseling, Ken is a dedicated and passionate professional committed to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals facing emotional, cognitive and behavioural challenges.

Ken began his professional journey while completing his psychology degree in Ireland, in residential care for under 18’s, providing professional care to young individuals grappling with emotional and behavioural issues.

While building a private practice and working in crisis counselling centres, Ken completed his counselling diploma and masters in CBT to refine his skills and approach to mental health work.

To reach and support more people, Ken began creating and facilitating healthy mind workshops to psychoeducate participants around self-awareness, self-care, and ways to improve their overall well-being.

Having relocated to Brisbane several years ago, Ken founded the Sunlight Centre in South Brisbane 6 years ago, to be a beacon of hope for teens and adults dealing with suicide ideation and self-harm behaviour. As clinical director of the Sunlight Centre, Ken has dedicated himself to support the ongoing work at the centre of providing free crisis counselling while fostering a nurturing environment for those in need.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Ken Loftus has employment relationships with The Sunlight Centre and St. Patrick's College. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Ken Loftus has no relevant non-financial relationships.