About Us

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Donna Cameron: Founder of Convergence

Donna Cameron is the founder of Convergence. She has been working as a qualified Psychologist for over 15 years. Donna is based on the Gold Coast in a Private Practice called “The Couch Therapy Group”. She has written a self-help book called “Managing Your Stress Cup” and has a podcast “On the Couch with Donna Cameron”. Donna has spent many years in the Court system. She has written many Family Reports and has had an endless number of session’s with clients trying to navigate through separation. It was by these client’s experiences and living the system herself that made her see that change needed to occur. That there had to be a better way for us all to navigate through this stressful time.

Convergence has turned into that breath of fresh air that stops other people living through the system that can destroy one financially and mentally. Donna is passionate about finding solutions that work for every person in every situation.

Rachael Hempling: Mediator

Rachael is a barrister and mediator committed to empowering separated families through mediation. Her 17 years in the legal profession and family mediation has shown her that resolving conflict in court is never the best option. She approaches people in a kind but honest manner seeing you through to agreements that work for the whole family.

Rachael is a nationally accredited mediator, family dispute resolution practitioner and a 2018 Doyle’s Recommended Family Mediator. She is committed to empowering people to resolve their conflicts and works hard to keep you out of court!

Rachael is a mother to three little humans and enjoys pushing the limits of what a lawyer can be in this ever-changing world.

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Financial Expert : Stephen Pollard

Only through Stephen’s education, personal investment experience and his 17 years’ experience helping people improve their lives can clients truly get the quality financial planning advice that they deserve and need.

Stephen Pollard is passionate about dealing with and providing advice to clients that understand the benefit of experience and quality financial advice. He is one of the few Gold Coast Financial Planners who gives advice based on a real understanding of his client’s situation and needs.

Stephen holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning as well as a Bachelor’s Degree. Stephen is a loving husband and committed father of 3 gorgeous children. He also holds an advisory position for a local Church Charity that raises funds and distributes food and other basic services to those in hardship on the Gold Coast and Northern NSW regions.

Palita Averre : Child Support Expert

Palita has been working in the field of Child Support and Child Support advocacy for over 19 years. During this time she has been involved with the Child Support Agency Stakeholders Group where as a crucial part of a collective group, she  looked at changing family dynamics and how policy could impact the ongoing care and financial support of children.

In 2012 she began focusing on her own client base by helping people just like you who are going through child support disputes. The child support legislation, the procedures and processes of the department are extremely complex, and Palita is here to help navigate you through them. Palita advocated for clients in SSAT( Social Securities Appeals Tribunal) and AAT ( Administrative Appeals Tribunal) matters. Palita can assist you to understand the process of how family law matters can have a direct impact on child support payments and the best way to achieve an outcome best for your children.