Paula is a social worker in private practice. She has practiced in Johannesburg for the last 14 years having moved here from the Eastern Cape. Her career spans various interest and aspects of social work and she has filled the last 24 years of work life with experiences of working with communities, children, adults, couples and families. She is passionate about empowering children and walking over the rough edges of the journey with them and their families. She is currently both National and Gauteng chairperson for SAASWIPP, an association for social workers in private practice.