Psychologist (Provisional)

Alex has recently finished his four year degree in Psychology, whilst working the past 3 years at a mental health organisation, batyr, and volunteering at Headspace.  He is now undertaking a 2 year Psychology Board of Australia program at Connect Psychology to achieve full registration as a Psychologist, closely supported by Jenni Pearce   and other members of the Connect team. 

Alex will be supporting children and adolescents with their life skills, relationships, behaviour and mental health, both individual support and in the Connect Psychology groups. He is committed to building on his experience and knowledge to provide the best possible outcomes for his clients  working towards life goals.  Alex is a great communicator, energetic and optimistic. He is sensitive to the needs of young people experiencing life challenges. 

Alex has a background of playing elite sport and looks forward to working with children and young people around their health and activity goals as well as building outdoor activities into therapy. He also a keen video game player and is excited to be looking at the ways that gaming can be a positive component of   everyday life and therapy support, as well as helping young people to develop safe and healthy online interactions.    

Alex is part of the In School Intervention team, regularly providing support to clients in their natural social environment of school and home, and undertakes assessments as part of the Assessment Team.