Principal – Trish Carroll

Trish is Principal of ELDER MATTERS, established in early 2010 as a result of a personal and professional commitment to address the need for counselling services for older people, their families, carers and loved ones.

Trish has personal and professional experience in the aged care sector and a deep respect for older people and their families facing diverse experiences of ageing, including health and capacity challenges, loneliness and isolation, and diminishing independence.


  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, QUT 2015
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology, QUT 2012
  • Master of Counselling (University of Queensland)
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management (Flinders University)
  • Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology (University of Queensland)

Professional Membership

  • Clinical Member, Queensland Counsellors Association; PACFA Reg. Clinical 22341