Overview

Justin has extensive experience in couple’s and family counselling for sexual, relationship and parenting problems. He has considerable experience in a number of therapeutic programs addressing domestic violence, anger management and positive parenting. Justin works with families and couples to grow rewarding relationships from a systems-based framework, assisting clients with issues ranging from communication, emotion focused therapies to sexual issues. Justin is a Member of Society of Australian Sexologists, and has a particular interest in working with the LGBTI community. Justin has previously been Consultant Mindfulness Practitioner to the St John of God Hospital Pain Management Program, providing group Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Intervention to individuals with persistent pain. With a passion for delivering proven and evidence-based assessments and interventions, Justin has conducted and subsequently published a number of program evaluation studies. Justin’s Goal Attainment Scaling instrument and manual for Early Childhood Intervention Services is only one example of this kind of work. Justin was a lecturer in Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Science and Introductory Research Methods (Charles Sturt University) for nearly a decade. Having worked in public and private education in the Northern Territory and Western Australia (including two years as school psychologist at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School), Justin has considerable experience in educational assessments and the implementation of recommendations arising from the identification of special education needs (SEN).

Area of Focus

  • Academic Performance
  • Adolescents
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol and other drugs addictions (AOD)
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behaviour Problems
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Conduct disorders
  • Coping with disability
  • Couples Therapy
  • Developmental disorders
  • Disabilities
  • Eating disorders
  • Family Therapy
  • Impulsive Behaviours
  • Intellectual Assessments
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTI issues
  • Medico-Legal services
  • Memory Problems
  • Men's Issues
  • Pain Management
  • Parent/Caregiver Training
  • Religious Issues
  • Schema Therapy
  • Sexual Difficulties
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Sexual identity
  • Sexual identity disorders
  • Sexuality
  • Workplace Issues
  • Workshops

Modalities

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • In Vivo Exposure Therapy
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychoeducation
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Patient Focus

  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Families
  • People with disabilities
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
  • LGBTIQ

Education

  • BPsychology(Hons 1)
  • PhD(Psychology)

Accreditations

  • Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Accredited Trainer

Certifications

  • MAPS
  • Member of Society of Australian Sexologists
  • Member of the Western Australian Autism Diagnosticians' Forum Inc