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Leo Ryan

Leo Ryan (deceased  2019) was a counsellor for the major part of his working life. Early in his career he became aware of the number of female clients who were being abused by their husbands/partners/boyfriends and was determined to help.

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His book, An Extraordinary Relationship, highlights his conclusions gained from years of counselling, showing it is possible for most people to bring on the changes needed to have a great relationship.

Married for over thirty years, Leo had a son and daughter; his wife, Gunilla, had a daughter; and they had seven grandchildren. Leo gained a social work degree from Flinders University, worked in Adelaide and Canberra, and later in his life, he lived in Sydney.