Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Psychology

Committee Information

Convener

Position vacant

Secretary

Position vacant

Treasurer

Position vacant

CPD Coordinator

Dr Jan Eppingstall
Hoarding Disorder Expert, currently undertaking Master of Counselling at Monash University. Principle at Stuffology Consulting. Jan is a researcher, educator, trainer, counsellor, and mentor.
stuffology.com.au

Committee Member

Ms Kathleen Mansfield

Committee Member

Mr Julian McNally
Julian McNally completed his Counselling Psychology Masters at Monash University in 1995. Since then he has worked as a psychologist in private practice and in prison, educational and community settings. After graduation he completed training in solution-oriented hypnosis and solution-oriented counselling. He first encountered Acceptance and Commitment therapy in 2003, and since then ACT has formed the basis of Julian’s practice. From 2006 he coordinated the Melbourne ACT Peer Supervision Group and he supervises other ACT practitioners in group and individual formats. In 2014 he founded The ACT of Living, Melbourne’s first dedicated centre for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Committee Member

Mrs Sandra Norman-Barnes

Committee Member

Mr Charles Thermos

Committee Member

Ms Jordana Wassner
Jodie Wassner is an Educational and Developmental psychologist who has worked with young people and their families for over twenty years. She is especially familiar with the issues that are likely to emerge across the developmental period and has extensive experience working with anxiety, ASD and ADHD. Her two professional passions are Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) and autism spectrum conditions.
In addition to her private practice in Sydney, Jodie retains a strong commitment to education. She is currently supervising many psychologists locally and internationally, who work with young people. Jodie has also presented at conferences and developed workshops including mental health and well-being programs for health professionals, young people and parents. Jodie has been practicing and teaching ACT for the past fifteen years and has more recently focused on developing resources for utilising ACT with neurodiverse populations and their families.

Website Editor

Dr Rachael Sim

Student Representative

Miss Tsz Ying Wong
Sylvia is currently a PhD candidate.