Publications and presentations


Beel, N. (2020). Tips for working with men for helping professionals: Creating male-friendly services. Retrieved from

Beel, N. (2019). Therapy dropouts and how to reduce them. Psychotherapy & Counselling Today. 1. 18-26.

Beel, N., Brownlow, C., Jeffries, C., & du Preez, J. (2019). Counseling men: Treatment recommendations from Australian men’s therapists. The Journal of Men’s Studies

Beel, N., Jeffries, C., Brownlow, C., Winterbotham, S., & Du Preez, J. (2017). Recommendations for male-friendly individual counseling with men: A qualitative systematic literature review for the period 1995–2016. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. doi:10.1037/men0000137

Beel, N. (2017, July). Counselling men: An introduction to male-friendly counselling. PACFA eNewsletter, pp. 5-8.

Beel, N. (2017). Do counsellors become more effective over time?. [online] Queensland Counsellors Association. Available at:

Beel, N. (2017, May). “But we do that too”! Terminology and the challenges in differentiating the counselling profession from other professions who counsel. PACFA eNewsletter, pp. 16-17.

Beel, N. (2016). Therapy that fits: Feedback informed, client directed counselling. In Noble, C. & Day, E. (Eds.), Counselling and Psychotherapy: Reflections in Practice (pp. 89-99). Oxford University Press

Beel, N. (2014). If it weren’t for those darned psychologists and social workers. Counselling Australia, 14(5), 4.

Beel, N. (2013). Domestic violence, gender, and counselling: Toward a more gender-inclusive understanding. Psychotherapy in Australia, 19(4), 44-52.

Beel, N. (2011). What can we learn from what works across therapies? Counselling Australia, 11(4), 14-18.

Beel, N. (2005). Counsellors’ conceptualisations and responses to challenging callers on a helpline. (Master of Counselling), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.

Beel, N., & Court, J. H. (1999). Ethical issues in counselling over the Internet: An examination of the risks and benefits. Clinical Psychologist, 4(2), 35-42.

Beel, N. (1998). The persuasion techniques of the Watchtower and Jehovah’s Witnesses. (Bachelor of Arts), Tabor College, Adelaide.


Beel, N. (2017). Man-friendly counselling: What the literature recommends. Keynote presentation at the USC Counselling Research Conference, Sunshine Coast.

Beel, N. (2016, Sep). Counselling men: An introduction to man-friendly counselling. Workshop presented at the Transformation through Relationship: The Heart and Soul of Therapy, Melbourne, Australia.

Gender informed counselling – USQ Hervey Bay (online), Lifeline Hervey Bay, QCA (online) 2015

Mindfulness – USQ Hervey Bay 2014, 2015

Addressing therapy drop outs – USQ Hervey Bay, QCA (online) 2014

Introduction to Focusing Oriented Psychotherapy – USQ Hervey Bay 2014

Working with difficult clients – USQ Hervey Bay 2013

What works in counselling – USQ Hervey Bay 2013

Vicarious trauma – UnitingCare Communities Maryborough 2012

Couple counselling – UnitingCare Communities Maryborough 2012

Beel, N. (2011). What can we learn from what works across therapies? Paper presented at the Australian Counselling Association National Conference, Melbourne.

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing – Maryborough, 2009, Hervey Bay, 2008, Kingaroy, 2006, Gambling Help Conference, Brisbane, 2006

Introduction to addictions for telephone counsellors, Lifeline Maryborough, 2008

Introduction to listening skills – Steps Employment (pre-2006), Mission Australia (pre-2006)