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This episode is the first of a series of five chapters with early career psychologists. They're either completing their training, or are in their early years of working, and come from all different backgrounds with vastly different life experiences. In this episode I'm chatting to Jim Smith. Jim is 54 years old, lives in Canberra, and is in his first year of the Clinical Master’s Program at the University of Canberra.Visit Episode
Dr. Janet Hall is a psychologist, hypnotherapist, sex therapist, author, professional speaker, trainer, and media consultant. Dr Jan founded the Richmond Hill Psychology clinic. Dr Jan consults regularly with print media and is a frequent guest on talk-back radio and current affairs shows. Jan was a regular for two years on the Sex Life television program in Australia.Visit Episode
Chris Mackey is a psychologist with over 35 years’ clinical experience, including 10 years as a Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Geelong and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospitals. He currently owns the Private Practice Chris Mackey and Associates. Chris is interested in Synchronicity and the power of coincidence from a therapeutic perspective. He is also interested and committed to evaluating the effectiveness of therapy interventions in real-world settings.Visit Episode
Professor Peter Norton is an expert in Transdiagnostic Approaches to mental health treatment. He received his PhD in Clinical Psychology in 2003 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln after completing his predoctoral residency at the University of British Columbia Hospital. He joined the faculty of the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston as an…Visit Episode
Dr. Dennis Tirch is a clinical psychologist and the Founder of The Center for Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) in the USA. He is President of The Compassionate Mind Foundation USA, and has been described as one of the USA's foremost experts on CFT and the contextual psychology of compassion.Visit Episode
Dr Suzanne Barrett and Dr Fiona Zandt are both clinical psychologists with over 30 years experience combined working with children, adolescents, parents and families. They've recently published their first book Creative Ways to Help Children Manage Big Feelings: A Therapist's Guide to Working with Preschool and Primary Children.Visit Episode
Dr. Sarah Cotton is an Organisational Psychologist and the Director and Co-founder of Transitioning Well. Transitioning Well specialises in supporting management and employees to navigate Parental-Leave, Work-Life and Mature-Age transitions. Sarah also has a passion for political and policy psychology.Visit Episode
Dr Anthony Dillon (Phd) is actively involved in research into the areas of mental health and Aboriginal well-being. He is
proud of both his Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestry, and is an active social commentator on Aboriginal issues.
Russ Harris, author of the international best-selling self-help book ‘The Happiness Trap', is an world-renowned trainer of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), therapist and coach.Visit Episode
Dr Richard Chambers is a clinical psychologist and internationally-recognised expert in mindfulness.Visit Episode
Debbie Hsu is a Clinical Psychologist and the Executive Officer at the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Debbie was originally enrolled in a Bachelor of Medicine with a plan of becoming a Psychiatrist. Her plan did not go as “planned” and Debbie became a psychologist instead!Visit Episode
Jane Faulkner is a psychotherapist who uses Gestalt Therapy and Equine Assisted Therapy in her practice. She currently works at the Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat as a Psychotherapist and Equine Assisted Psychotherapist. She is the Director at Equine Assisted Therapy Australia, an RTO providing Nationally recognised training in Counselling and Equine Assisted Therapy.Visit Episode