Chris is an experienced psychologist, counsellor, organisational consultant and public speaker. Chris has 30 years experience working in and with emergency services organisations and with individual personnel, as well as a wide range of for-profit, NFP and NGOs. Chris uses his expertise to help businesses and individuals respond to and navigate high stress situations. His keen interest in people, how they work and how to support them to achieve their best led Chris to work with hundreds of organisations and individuals as both a counsellor and coach.
Specific areas of expertise are:- Stress coaching, Stress and trauma reactions, Individual counselling and support- Manager support and workplace interventions, critical incident response.- Witness support (including in all Victorian Courts, the Federal Court, and recent Royal Commissions). Chris has extensive experience as a corporate coach, Employee Assistance (EAP) and Critical Incident counsellor and has worked as an associate with the world’s largest organisational psychology firm. Chris is a private practice Consultant Psychologist.
Specialties: Optimising individual and organisational performance during high stress events. Coaching groups organisations and individuals through high stress situations. Building resilience and coping. Effective personnel management and management coaching to cope with individual and organisational dysfunction. Risk and stress impact mitigation. Support and recovery from critical incidents. Critical incidents and workplace trauma response. Psycho-legal support of witnesses and organisations involved in high risk, high stake litigation.
Clinical & Consultant Psychologist & Hypnotherapist
Judith is a clinical psychologist, consultant and mediator who has worked in community settings including being a Member of the Mental Health Review Board, Victoria, Counselling Supervisor at Lifeline (staff) and consultant for emergency services organistions primarily trauma recovery.She works with individuals, couples and groups to address current and past issues to help them develop the skills to successfully manage challenges and improve wellbeing. among her areas of special interest are anxiety, depression, phobias, eating disorders, trauma, conflict, courtroom and workplace support. She has also successfully integrated her training as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner at Relationships Australia to work with individuals, couples and workplaces to address conflict and build resilient individuals and teams. Judith's work as a clinical psychologist is centred on working with clients to provide individual specific therapy. Judith is referred clients from a variety of areas including high level professionals, athletes, performers and students. She has a Masters in Counselling Psychology and is trained in a range of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Solution Focussed, Narrative, Mindfulness, Emotion Focussed and Schema Therapies as well as Hypnosis and Mediation. This enables a flexible, client approach to individual counselling and corporate consultation.
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