APS College of Health Psychologists

Queensland 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].


Dr Jacob Keech
Dr Jacob Keech is a Lecturer in Psychology in the School of Applied Psychology at Griffith University. Dr Keech’s primary research interests are the development of theory and interventions for reducing the effect of stress on physical and psychological health, and performance. Dr Keech is an Associate Editor of the journal Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, Section Editor of the journal Stress & Health, and an Editorial Board Member of the journal Psychology & Health. For publications, please see jacobkeech.com


Position vacant


Ms Tabinda Basit


Adj A/Prof Marie Caltabiano

Student Representative

Dr Kirstie Daken
Kirstie Daken has a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), and is currently completing her Masters of Psychology (Clinical)/PhD program, as well as being a Research Assistant/Project Manager at the University of Southern Queensland. Her key areas of interest include communicable diseases, chronic illness and public health.