​Just a bit about me
I am a middle-aged man with three delightful adult daughters, two grandchildren and a long marriage.  My occupations have ranged from carpenter to a senior public health academic directing a large research institute.  I have studied and practiced Buddhism, meditation and mindfulness for more than 20 years, greatly expanding my understanding of the human experience.  
My qualifications and support
I have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Biology) - UTS, Sydney
  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology, Hons) - University of NSW
  • Master of Public Health - University of Sydney
  • PhD (Psychology) - Macquarie University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology - Macquarie University
  • Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy - Jansen Newman Institute
  • Brainspotting - Level 2
  • Somatic Experiencing - Intermediate Level
  • Member of the Australian Counselling Association
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society
  • Member of the American Psychological Association
I consult regularly with some of the foremost consultants in Somatic Experiencing and Brainspotting to ensure continual learning and that the highest professional standards are maintained.​