APS College of Counselling Psychologists

Committee Information


 

The following members of the National College Committee have been elected by the members of the College of Counselling psychologists. Please feel free to contact the College Committee members with any queries or suggestions about the activities and events which they organise for members of this College.

Chair

Dr Catriona Davis-McCabe
Dr Catriona Davis-McCabe is a Counselling Psychologist in private practice and Senior Lecturer/Researcher at Curtin University, Western Australia. Catriona specialises in providing counselling/psychotherapy, EMDR and clinical hypnotherapy for psychological problems and complex mental health disorders. Catriona’s research interests include: transgender and gender diversity issues; intimate partner violence; evidence based practice and the promotion of counselling psychology.

Deputy Chair

Ms Kylie Coventry
Kylie Coventry is a Counselling Psychologist working in private practice in regional Mandurah and Perth. Kylie works with individuals, couples and families across the lifespan presenting with psychological problems and complex mental health disorders. Kylie's areas of interest include anxiety, depression, trauma, infant and perinatal mental health and couples therapy. Kylie has been a member of the WA Committee of the College of Counselling Psychologists since 2009. During this time she has held office as Treasurer, for two years, and been in the position of Chair & Acting Chair since 2014.

Secretary

Position vacant

Treasurer

Ms Lidia Genovese

CPD Coordinator

Position vacant

Conference Chair

Ms Katrina Streatfeild
Katrina Streatfeild is a Counselling and Clinical Psychologist in private practice in the Macedon Ranges, Victoria. Katrina works with trauma, mental health disorders and relationship difficulties across the lifespan including children, families, adults, first responders and veterans. Her current post-graduate study is supported by an Australian Rotary Health scholarship and is focused on parent-child relationships in the veteran population.

Policy and Strategic Development

Assoc Prof Roger Cook
I have been a member of the National Executive for over 15 years and before that I was Chair of the Victorian Section of our College. I am also a Director of APAC. I am now an Adjunct Associate Professor of Swinburne University of Technology. My professional interests, apart the advocacy of Counselling Psychology, are families and their functioning, men and men's issues, infertility and its treatment, counselling processes. My personal interests are: my wife and our family of four sons, their partners and five grandchildren, swimming and reading.

Office Bearer

Position vacant

Committee Member

Mr Duane Smith
Age: 52
Bachelor of Psychology;
Master of Psychology (Counselling Psychology)
Endorsed Counselling Psychologist; MAPS

Career History:
CanTeen WA - State Co-ordinator
Richmond Fellowship (WA) - Senior Counsellor
Youth Focus Leader - Service Co-ordinator
STREAM Psychology - Clinical Director
The Henry Street Centre - Clinical Director
PBA Approved Supervisor
Board Approved Supervision (BAS) Trainer
Executive Chair ACP

Website Coordinator

Dr Catriona Davis-McCabe
Dr Catriona Davis-McCabe is a Counselling Psychologist in private practice and Senior Lecturer/Researcher at Curtin University, Western Australia. Catriona specialises in providing counselling/psychotherapy, EMDR and clinical hypnotherapy for psychological problems and complex mental health disorders. Catriona’s research interests include: transgender and gender diversity issues; intimate partner violence; evidence based practice and the promotion of counselling psychology.

Early Career Position

Mrs Samantha Hill

Registrar representative

Miss Eleanor Parker
Eleanor Parker is an early career representative on the National Executive Committee and a Student Representative on the WA Committee of the College of Counselling Psychologists. Eleanor completed the Master of Psychology (Counselling Psychology) at Curtin University in Jan 2020. Her research dissertation explored the lived experiences of the siblings of trans people. For 10 years, Eleanor's work has seen her providing therapeutic residential care for children. Eleanor is currently competing her Counselling Psychology Registrar Program while working in a custodial environment offering assessment, intervention, and consultation for young offenders with complex mental health disorders and trauma histories.

Chair
NSW

Rev Renwick Schmid

Chair
QLD

Mr Dave Misso
Dave Misso is a Counselling Psychologist, having worked in both the public and private sectors. He has extensive experience in working with individuals, couples and families in the area of trauma, abuse and violence. Dave is conducting postgraduate research exploring personality and metacognition in perpetrators of domestic violence. His current interest involves incorporating metacognition and body focused approaches across a wide range of presenting issues.

Chair
VIC

Ms Angela Gale
Angela Gale is a Counselling Psychologist and is working in private practice. She works with individuals, couples, and groups using evidenced-based therapeutic techniques with a gentle, collaborative, and respectful approach. She sees people who have a number of concerns, such as, relationship difficulties, PTSD, trauma and abuse (physical, sexual, domestic, institutional), anxiety, depression, and identity development. Angela has been a part of the APS CCOUN since 2015.

Chair
WA

Ms Kylie Coventry
Kylie Coventry is a Counselling Psychologist working in private practice in regional Mandurah and Perth. Kylie works with individuals, couples and families across the lifespan presenting with psychological problems and complex mental health disorders. Kylie's areas of interest include anxiety, depression, trauma, infant and perinatal mental health and couples therapy. Kylie has been a member of the WA Committee of the College of Counselling Psychologists since 2009. During this time she has held office as Treasurer, for two years, and been in the position of Chair & Acting Chair since 2014.