Lucy McEvoy is a Youth Specialist Worker for the Association for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (ASeTTS) in Perth Western Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University with a major in politics and minor in Indigenous Studies, as well as a Master of Social Work from the University of Western Australia and a Certificate IV in Relationship Education.
Lucy has always been concerned in social justice and inequality. Her interest in the plight of refugees, and particularly those who have experienced torture, began in 2000. Her current work involves engagement with young trauma survivors from various African nations, the Middle East and Burma. Her thinking and practice are informed by the Circe of Courage Model, Social Learning Theory, Psychodynamic Theory and Anti-Oppressive Practice.