Professional Experience & Qualifications



  • PhD (Psychology & Special Needs, University of London);
  • MA (Psychology of Education, University of London);
  • MSc (Educational Psychology, University of East London);
  • BEd Hons (Teaching qualification, University of Hertfordshire, UK).

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (MAAPi)
  • Registered Psychologist (Psychology Board of Australia) with endorsements in: Educational & Developmental Psychology; Counselling Psychology.
  • Registered Primary Supervisor: Educational & Developmental; Counselling (Psychology Board of Australia)
  • Registered Medicare provider.
  • Registered provider for most private health funds.
  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPS)

Practical Experience

  • Consultant Child Psychologist assessing and working with children, adolescents, and their parents and teachers, across the age-range in London (1990 – 2002) and Sydney (2002 – current).
  • Teacher in London, Haiti and Pakistan.
  • Workshops and training delivered for parents, teachers and school counsellors.

In the Media

  • Appearances on Channel 9 Today Show; featured on Sky News National, Channel 10 News.
  • Featured in School A to Z (NSW Gov. of Ed)
  • Cited in: The Sunday Magazine, The Telegraph; The Sydney Morning Herald; Family Circle; Sunday Life, The Sun Herald; Coles Magazine; The Manly Daily; The Woman’s Weekly; Dolly.


  • Talking in Pictures
    (practical techniques for counsellors, social workers, therapists and psychologists), 2016.
  • Rapport
    (British Psychological Society news magazine), book review, 1999.
  • Educational Research, Vol.31 (3) pages 181 – 188