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Major Dr Christine Unicomb

Dr Christine Unicomb - Lecturer/Pastoral Care Officer

Lecturer / Pastoral Care Officer

MBBS. University of Queensland, (1977) Th.A. Australian College of Theology (1996) M.Soc.Sc (Counselling) Queensland University of Technology (2000) Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training COFE (2002), D.Min (2018) – Sydney College of Divinity

Commissioned as a Salvation Army officer in 1983, Christine Unicomb has served in a number of locations and roles. From being a medical officer at Howard Hospital in Zimbabwe, to 13 years as a Corps Officer in locations in NSW and Queensland, to 11 years with Salvos Counselling.

While at Salvos Counselling Christine commenced teaching at Booth College in the area of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology. In 2011 she was the Assistant Principal and Academic Program Officer at the School for Officer Training and in 2012 joined the staff of the School for Christian Studies taking up a full time teaching load. She completed her D.Min around the topic of clergy well-being from a proactive perspective, this being informed by personal and shared experiences of cross cultural ministry, ministry with hurting people and ministry in crisis and trauma situations.

Areas of Expertise

     Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology
     Managing stress and self-care
     Clergy well-being