Rural and Remote Psychology

Committee Information

APS Interest Groups support members with special interests, assist communication between members interested in similar fields and advise the APS on issues related to their area of interest. Interest Group membership is open to all APS members and Interest group committee members are volunteer roles.

 

Below are details of the current committee and vacancies. If you are interested in joining the committee, click here to complete an expression of interest/nomination form to be considered. Please feel free to contact Interest Group committee members or APS Member Groups ([email protected]) with any queries or suggestions about the engagement for members of this Interest Group around Australia.

 

Acting Convener

Mrs Margi Johnson
Phone: 0427637726
Rurally practising Forensic Psychologist with a special interest in victims of crime, trauma and grief. Also doing some sessional teaching and moving towards retirement via supervision of other clinicians.

Convener

Position vacant

Secretary

Mrs Margi Johnson
Phone: 0427637726
Rurally practising Forensic Psychologist with a special interest in victims of crime, trauma and grief. Also doing some sessional teaching and moving towards retirement via supervision of other clinicians.

Treasurer

Position vacant

Committee Member

Mrs Michelle Aniftos
Michelle Aniftos (Director, Mylne Street Mental Health) BSocSc; P.G.DipEd; MEd; MPsych (Clinical); GradCertClinNeuroPhys; MAPS; CCLIN

Michelle is a Clinical Psychologist, Educational Consultant, and Certified Neurofeedback Practitioner working in private practice in Toowoomba, Queensland. She has been an active member of the APS for over 10 years, is an elected Fellow of the Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia, and Chair of the Biofeedback International Certification Alliance – Australia. Michelle has completed Masters degrees in both Education (Special Education, Guidance & Counselling majors) and Psychology (Clinical) and has post-graduate certification in Clinical Neurophysiology. In addition to advanced cognitive and behavioural therapies, Michelle has completed training in ACT and IPT. Following 10 years of professional development and mentoring in applied neuroscience, Michelle also provides EEG assessments (qEEG & ERPs) and biofeedback therapies (EEG & HRV).

Committee Member

Miss Helena McCalman

Committee Member

Dr Amanda Rogers

Committee Member

Dr Leah Brennan

Committee Member

Ms Beverley Ernst

Committee Member

Position vacant

Student Representative

Ms Reanna Clark

Student Representative

Position vacant