The following members of the APS Branch Committee have been elected by APS members in a particular geographical area. Please feel free to contact the Branch Committee members with any queries or suggestions about the activities and events which they organise for all APS members in this area.
Dr Nicola Burton
Nicola has a Masters in Clinical Psychology and a PhD in public health, and has worked as a clinician, lecturer and researcher.
She is currently a Senior Research Fellow at The University of Queensland School of Human Movement & Nutrition Sciences (Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity & Health). Her research focuses on the psychosocial aspects of physical activity and health, and includes studies of physical activity patterns, determinants, and links with wellbeing; and activity interventions (such as behavioural counselling) to promote wellbeing.
Nicola has held a variety of positions with APS, including chair of the APS Queensland State Committee (2001-2006); and chair (1995-2001, 2013-2014), treasurer (2002-2007) and secretary (2010-2012, 2015-) of the Brisbane Area Branch. She is a member of the APS College of Health Psychologists and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. In 2007 she was elected as an APS Fellow.
Ms Gail Corrigan
Gail is a Forensic Psychologist who has worked in the mental health field since her first role as a psychologist in Broken Hill, NSW over fifteen years ago. She has diverse interests, in areas of trauma, trans-cultural mental health, forensic mental health, social justice and bioethics, developed over a career that has spanned Australia, England and New Zealand. Gail’s experiences have culminated in a focus on working with individuals with complex needs. Gail currently works in private practice, where she is able to focus on two areas of interest: clinical interventions with individuals with complex needs and provision of robust, ethical forensic assessments in the criminal and civil fields. She has a Masters in Forensic Psychology and is currently completing a Masters in Clinical Psychology.
Dr Kylie Henderson
For the last decade Kylie has also maintained a private clinical practice on the Gold Coast with a team of medical practitioners. Here she is involved in treating patients with a range of clinical presentations. She is also involved in the Bond and Griffith University GP Registrar allied health training program.
Kylie has full registration with the national board and is an approved supervisor for the Qld Registration Board. completed her undergraduate psychology training at Monash University in 1997 and a post graduate degree at Bond University in 1998.She completed her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology in 2012.
Kylie was previously involved with the Gold Coast APS Branch and in 2010 moved to Brisbane. She is a committee member for the APS Rehabilitation Psychology Interest Group and a committee member and Queensland representative for the Employee Assistance Professionals Association of Australasia (EAPAA).