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Shane Warren

Shane Warren

Shane is a registered psychotherapist, certified clinical supervisor, certified practising hypnotherapist and certified practising coach, working from private practice rooms in Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Over the years Shane has undertaken studies in theology, philosophy, psychology, business, finance and specialised areas of medicine and law.

Shane has also co-published a number of books most recently Perspectives of Coping and Resilience in association with Dr Vekat Pulla (of the Australian Catholic University) and Dr Andrew Shatté (of the University of Arizona); as well as Diversity in Coaching: Working with gender, culture, race and age with Prof. Jonathan Passmore (of the University of Redding).

Shane has three young children and was the legal guardian of one his nephews during his teenage years.



Who is like the mum or dad at home? Neither it’s called parenting…

A common question asked of same-sex couples who have children is who takes on specific roles within the household, in short, who plays the role of mum and who plays the role of dad?   I like to challenge this… Continue Reading >

We don’t have a mother, just two dads: coming out every week…

Shane Warren   Recently I was at a conference and I ran into a mother of a child who was a ‘close’ friend of my eldest in day-care.  This in itself is not an all too uncommon experience, but it… Continue Reading >

Gay or straight – the ever-present question…

Shane Warren   As part of my weekly work I often get to facilitate group learning environments and like many in the field of adult education, I share stories to help my participants better understand the theory that is being… Continue Reading >

When gay guys choose to become dads

Shane Warren   There are clearly no-one-reason couples choose to become parents and not every adult even makes this choice to be a parent, however, when a gay male couple choose to become parents there are a number of factors… Continue Reading >

The kids are doing just fine…

by Shane Warren   In recent years all across the globe, we have witnessed a growing public debate about the rights of same-sex attracted couples being allowed to marry.  Echoing down the halls of this debate constantly is the discussion… Continue Reading >



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