Bachelor of Arts
Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology (With Distinction)
Master of Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD-In the Field of Clinical Psychology)
Member – Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Member – APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Member- Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
Director of Psychology Consultants Pty Ltd, Stan has been a registered psychologist and practicing clinical psychologist since 1993, and works full-time in private practice. He has completed a PhD examining the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol dependence among people suffering from combat-related trauma.
Stan has broad private practice experience working with men, women, adolescents, couples and families. He has also worked extensively with war veterans and other sufferers of stress and trauma, such as motor vehicle accident victims and victims of crime. His areas of interest include the treatment of anxiety, depression, stress and trauma, alcohol, drug, and smoking addictions, work-related stress and adjustment difficulties, grief and loss, and anger management problems.
In 2007, Stan travelled to the United States several times to develop his skills as a trainer in Motivational Interviewing (MI), becoming a member of MINT. He is a frequent presenter on the topic of MI, presenting lectures and workshops for a range of organisations, as well as public workshops. More recently, he has developed his expertise in the field of Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), and presents lectures and workshops on this topic as well. He is currently providing CFT workshops through the Australian Psychological Society, among other organisations. He is an experienced trainer for corporate and government organisations in a number of specialist clinical psychology and counseling topics. For more information about MI, CFT and training opportunities click here.
A Clinical Consultant and Adjunct Associate Professor at School Of Psychology, University of Queensland, Stan provides supervision for post-graduate students carrying out internal clinical placement within the university clinics and teaching into the postgraduate clinical psychology program. He has also helped establish the Compassionate Mind Research Group at UQ, and is involved in a number of research projects on the topics of shame and trauma, compassion and self-compassion, and motivation and MI. He also provides private supervision of psychologists, social workers and others in the counseling and allied health fields.
Stan works at both Morningside and Newmarket practices.