APS College of Clinical Psychologists

South Australian Committee Information

Below are details of the current committee and vacancies. The APS is always on the look out for members who are interested in joining a Member Group committee, to help support and promote members, the profession, and the APS. For more information about joining a Member Groups committee, click here.

Have questions? Please feel free to contact committee members via PsyCommunity direct message here or reach out to APS Member Groups via [email protected].

Members only


Ms Elli Curtis
Phone: 0405 081 662


Position vacant

Acting Treasurer

Dr Nicole Manktelow
Dr Nicole Manktelow, a seasoned clinical psychologist with 25 years of experience, has a diverse background in mental health care. Throughout her career, she has provided treatment in a range of settings, including acute care, community-based mental health, inpatient care for adults and adolescents, and even within the corrections system. Prior to her current private practice, Dr Manktelow served as the Clinical Director for Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia. She is a highly qualified schema therapist and supervisor and holds a strong interest in the integration of social justice, critical, and queer intersectional feminist psychology into her clinical practice.

Committee Member

Mr Peter Hallett
Peter has worked as a psychologist since 1987 and has endorsement in Clinical Psychology with the Psychology Board. To supplement his training, he completed additional studies in Physiotherapy in 1997, gaining an appreciation of the mind and body interaction in the treatment of health issues. Peter is registered and worked in both Psychology and Physiotherapy roles in several services including community health teams, community based disability teams, workplace rehabilitation, acute care hospitals, brain injury, inpatient rehabilitation and stroke units. He now works in private practice at Wellness Through Health and at Adelaide Oncology & Haematology. Peter’s training and experience provides him with skills in providing psychological treatment to people presenting with anxiety, depression, trauma, adjusting to medical conditions, chronic disease management and the rehabilitation of people. He has a special interest in assisting people diagnosed with cancer.

Committee Member

Ms Divya Nair
Divya is a clinical psychologist with experience in both public and private settings. Divya has enjoyed working in diverse settings and has significant experience from working in the community mental health setting for close to a decade. Divya has experience gained from both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation setting and continues to work with individuals presenting with stroke, general rehabilitation and chronic health conditions.

Committee Member

Mrs Kim Bauer

Student Representative

Mr Alex Palazov
Phone: 0403573103
Alex is in his second year of Psychological Sciences at the University of Adelaide. Prior to these studies, Alex has enjoyed a career leading various Information Technology teams in the higher education sector for the last 15 years.
Alex is excited to bring his passion and curiosity to the field of Psychology and mental health.

Student Representative

Ms Bridget Kennedy

Student Representative

Mr Zachary Main
Phone: 08 7099 7990
My name is Zach and I am a Student Repres of the Collage of Clinical Psychologists - SA Branch Committee.

I am studying my Honours year in Psychological Science and hope to go on to study at the Masters level and seek endorsement.

I am a mature age student, who, together with my wife own and operate Kind Healthy Company, a paediatric Occupational Therapy practice in Adelaide. One day I hope to be able to practice as a psychologist in our practice.

Whilst not studying and working, I enjoy spending time with our four young children.