Far-North Queensland

Committee Information

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.


Ms Bonny Bryen
Phone: 0428994415
Bonny Bryen B Psych (Hons) since graduating from James Cook University Cairns in 2002 I have worked for NGO, Government and Private organisations. Providing services to meet the needs of diverse client groups including Rural and Remote communities in North West QLD, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation service, Child & Youth Mental Health service, Disability Services, Private Hospital and Private Practices. I am an AHPRA Board Approved Supervisor 4 + 2 and 5 + 1 pathways.


Mrs Christina Wight
Christina Wight is a provisional psychologist with a broad background in primary education. She has completed a BEd, MEd and BPsych through James Cook University. Christina is currently working in Education Queensland as a Guidance Officer and resides in Cairns with her husband and two children.


Mrs Lynnette Hards
Phone: 0438557333
Provisional Psychologist participating in the 4 + 2 internship program with QLD Health within the Mobile Intensive Rehabilitation Team. Passionate about helping people to realise their goals and contribute towards a positive community. A skilled researcher with a diverse range of professional skills and demonstrated capacity to build strong multi-sectorial partnerships.

Committee Member

Ms Niamh Keane
Phone: 0458118618
I am a Psychologist (Clinical Registrar) with a background in acute and community mental health. I have also worked in the private sector in employment, youth and school environments. I enjoy working with people of all ages and backgrounds.

Committee Member

Dr Helen Mason
Phone: 0477400439
Dr Helen Mason is a registered General Psychologist and Board Approved Supervisor. She has worked in private practice and the not-for-profit sector since 2008. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society (ACNS). She is currently Head of Course for the Master of Professional Psychology at CQUniversity and working in private practice on the Atherton Tablelands.

Committee Member

Ms Samantha Carruthers