Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Psychology

Committee Information


Dr Elizabeth Patton


Ms Julie Grove


Mr Grant Dewar

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

Dr Rachael Sim