about ME

Felicity Chapman is an accredited clinical social worker from Adelaide, Australia. She is also an aged care and perinatal specialist, educator and author of two books.

In 2017 Felicity published Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People in Care: A Support Guide through Jessica Kingsley Publishers of London. For industry, editorial and consumer reviews see her in the media page on this site. Of note is a review in the Australasian Journal on Ageing which can be accessed here.

In 2019 she self published a revised edition of her novel Connected after winning first prize in a National writing competition which offered her free manuscript appraisal.

Felicity holds an Associate Diploma in Counselling from Tabor (1993), an Honours Degree in Social Work from the University of South Australia (1997) as well as qualifications in a variety of evidence based psychological practices.

Felicity has a strong interest in helping people navigate life transitions and recover from trauma. She also has a private practice on Saturday but is not taking any new clients or supervisees at the moment (sorry).

During the week Felicity works at Summit Health as a senior clinician and program coordinator of a service which provides onsite psychological support to aged care home residents across the Adelaide Hills region.

In her spare time Felicity enjoys being with her family, close friends, meditating, reading, hiking, riding her bike, swimming, writing and enjoying the tranquility of nature.

Awards and Nominees

2019, nominee for the Australasian Journal on Ageing Book Award for her book Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People in Care.

2017, winner of the Kingdom of IronFest Author in Residence writing competition for her novel Connected.

2016, nominee for the South Australian Social Work Practitioner of the Year Award.