Publications and presentations


Beel, N., Hoare, N., Davies, M., O’Hara, D. J., & Preez, J. d. (2022). Applications and careers for counsellors and counselling psychologists. In T. Machin, T. Machin, C. Jeffries, & N. Hoare (Eds.), The Australian handbook for careers in psychological science (pp. 115-138). University of Southern Queensland.

Beel, N. (2021). COVID-19’s nudge to modernise: An opportunity to reconsider telehealth and counselling placements. Psychotherapy & Counselling Journal of Australia, 9(1).

Beel, N. (2020). So you want to be a lecturer in counselling. Psychotherapy & Counselling Today. 2. 48-54.

du Plessis, C., Winterbotham, S., Fein, E. C., Brownlow, C., du Preez, J., McKenna, B., Chen, P., Beel, N., & du Plessis, G. (2020). I’m still in the blue family: Gender and professional identity construction in police officers. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology.

Philip, K., Beel, N., & Machin, T. (2020). Understanding the cues and strategies counsellors use to develop rapport with clients through telephone counselling. Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia, 8(1).

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. (2020, Nov) Male-friendly counselling: Enhancing therapy work with men. The Professional Development People, online

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)