Lynne has Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Family Therapy Degrees. She has practiced as a Family and Marital Therapist for 20 years and as a mediator and Family consultant for the past 12 years, is accredited under Reg 7 and is an appointed mediator of the Family Court. Lynne is registered with the Attorney-General's Department to issue 60I Certificates under that section of the Family Law Act 1975.
She is also a Certified Mental Health Worker with the AASW; and has Clinical Membership status in the Australian Association of Family Therapists.
Lynne has written and researched a program for separating couples, titled “Separating Respectfully;” is a recipient of a North American Family Therapy Scholarship and has trained and supervised psychologists and social workers in their clinical work and report preparation. She is a former Deputy Director of Counselling of the Family Court, Gold Coast Sub Registry.