DIRECTOR & WORKPLACE PSYCHOLOGIST
B.Psych. B.Psych. (Hons) MMedConfRes.MAPS
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B.Psych. B.Psych. (Hons) MMedConfRes.MAPS
The science of social behaviour, social relationships and people in groups are Susan’s areas of expertise. She works from a micro-level on small group dynamics and individual interactions, as well as with macro-level trends and recurring patterns across groups and organisations.
Within teams, Susan examines a wide spectrum of social behaviours, social problems, and group dynamics to develop bespoke programs to help teams and their organisations flourish. She is nationally one of a few Workplace Psychologists to combine her expertise about groups with her knowledge of emotionally intelligence teams and leaders.
As a psychologist she is qualified to use some of the world’s leading psychometric tools for measuring team and leadership emotional intelligence.
With a background in business development and leadership, Susan’s own successful business -Leading Change Psychology (with her own team to manage) provides clinical, rural and workplace psychology services.
Her skills were developed through work as an expert witness with the Family Court of Australia & Federal Magistrate’s Court of Australia, as a Mediator for separated parents (formerly a nationally accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner) and workplace disputes, and by providing accredited Gottman Couples Therapy. She also set up the second Children’s Contact Centre in Australia opened by the Federal Attorney General Daryl Williams.
Education: PhD (Psychology), M. Social Science (Counselling Psychology), B.Social Science (Hons) Psychology, B.Social Science (Psychology, Marketing & Business Administration).
Special Interest Areas for Children & Adolescents
Special Interest Areas for Adults
Carol completed her PhD in psychology in South Africa and has years of experience working with people from all walks of life. She has a wide range of interests from prenatal issues to leadership development, to end of life transitions. She approaches her work with an attitude of curiosity and a heart of compassion.
Carol enjoys connecting deeply with her clients, to gain insight into their challenges and struggles. She offers perspectives that aim to enhance people’s experiences, and to enable them to live more fully and freely. Carol is not afraid to explore her clients’ emotional worlds, to process and repackage these, so that they can travel more lightly.
Carol can be unconventional, analytical and challenging. Committed and undaunted, Carol carries and cares for her clients well beyond their sessions.
B. Soc Sci. Org Psych (Hons). M.Psych Indust & Organisational. AMAPS.
As a South African qualified organisational psychologist and an Australian qualified general psychologist, Roslyn is well positioned to understand both the world of professional careers and the beautiful complexities of our deep hearts. Ros knows life is not always an easy journey and holds deep respect for the impact of personal loss and trauma. Ros is passionate about people doing the hard work of introspection and applying self-compassion on their journey to healing and freedom. One of Ros’s favourite client groups to work with are professionals who may feel like they have lost their way amidst burnout, grief, or trauma. She would love to sit with you, hear your story (help you understand that you are not going crazy- this is just what trauma does to you), hold space for your pain and together with you build a resilience framework tailor made for you and your story. Ros will meet you where you are at, welcome you with a soft place to land, and walk with you as you go from strength to strength into your future.
Deutsche Hoehere Private Schule – German Abitur B. PsychSc, B. PsychSc (Hons)
Katja completed her German Arbitur in Namibia and her Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at the James Cook University in Townsville. Coming from a multicultural background herself, Katja appreciates cultural diversity, but more importantly values the contributions that a diverse society can make towards a better world. She encourages self-exploration and self-fulfillment in her practice and doesn’t shy away from challenging the critic within you. Katja understands the specific challenges faced by younger generations (Millennials, Gen Z and Gen Alpha), striving to establish self-empowerment and a sense of belonging in young persons. She is very giving as a person, incredibly committed to her clients, and determined to make a lasting impact.
B. PsychSc, B. PsychSc (Hons)
Ben is a North Queensland local who received his Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) from James Cook University.
Family is very important to Ben and this shines in his clinical practice and focus on helping people repair and strengthen their relationships. He has a strong sense of justice and gives back to the community through his participation in community events. He has previously participated in events such as Movemeber and the Leukemia Foundations Door Knock Appeal.
Ben believes in creating a safe and supportive environment in which he can work alongside his clients in reaching their goals. He aims to equip people with the resources to overcome life’s hurdles, to help them live the life they want to live.