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 Melissa Harte
Dr. Melissa Harte is an experienced Counselling Psychologist and presenter, passionate about dealing with psychological issues from a whole-of-person perspective. She completed her Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at La Trobe University. She runs a thriving private practice, and offers training, supervision and professional development within a Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) framework. She has established the Harte Felt Centre to ensure a safe, ethical and research-based home for client-centred healing practices in Australia and a supportive community for both practitioners and clients.

Secretary

Mr Barry Strmelj

Treasurer

Mr Nigel Denning

CPD Coordinator

Position vacant

Office Bearer

Dr Catriona Davis-McCabe

Office Bearer

Dr Raelynn Wicklein
Dr RaeLynn Álvarez Wicklein is an Office Bearer of the National Executive, Chair of the VIC State Section of the APS College of Counselling Psychologists, and is a member of the Women and Psychology Intererst Group (former Convenor 2006-2012). She brings a warm, collaborative and engaged approach to working with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. She assists with an array of issues incl: depression, anxiety, relationships, behavioural difficulties, ADHD, body image and eating issues, PTSD, and perinatal mental health issues. RaeLynn also worked in the US in community mental health, hospitals, juvenile justice, university counselling, and child & family services. She uses a variety of approaches in a feedback informed treatment including Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Threapy (CBT), family therapy, and play therapy. RaeLynn is also a Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor at La Trobe University.

Committee Member

Dr Joanne Dennison

Web Administrator

Ms Angela Gale

Student Representative

Dr Samantha Warren

Chair
NSW

Ms Jacki Short

Chair
QLD

Mr Dave Misso

Chair
VIC

Dr Raelynn Wicklein
Dr RaeLynn Álvarez Wicklein is an Office Bearer of the National Executive, Chair of the VIC State Section of the APS College of Counselling Psychologists, and is a member of the Women and Psychology Intererst Group (former Convenor 2006-2012). She brings a warm, collaborative and engaged approach to working with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. She assists with an array of issues incl: depression, anxiety, relationships, behavioural difficulties, ADHD, body image and eating issues, PTSD, and perinatal mental health issues. RaeLynn also worked in the US in community mental health, hospitals, juvenile justice, university counselling, and child & family services. She uses a variety of approaches in a feedback informed treatment including Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Threapy (CBT), family therapy, and play therapy. RaeLynn is also a Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor at La Trobe University.

Chair
WA

Ms Kylie Coventry