The following staff within Interaction’s Behaviour & Allied Health Services team (BAHS) have been extensively trained in the area of Prader-Willi Syndrome by international leaders in the PWS field. Most recent training programs being conducted during October 2017 and March 2018. This comprehensive training covered topics such as: Behaviour Analysis and Modification, Communication, Crisis Situations, Neuropsychology.
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Principal Psychologist / BAHS Manager
Lisa has worked in the field of intellectual and developmental disability for over twenty years. Her experience includes: behaviour support, individual and group therapy, psychometric assessment and training. Lisa has a number of interests in the Intellectual and Developmental Disability area including: dual diagnosis, adapted psychological therapies, use of augmentative communication, the carer experience & coping, ageing & dementia, Prader-Willi Syndrome and complex trauma.
Lisa is also a registered supervisor of Provisional Psychologists with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), a registered Medicare provider under the Better Access to Mental Health Care Initiative, and a Stepping Stones Group Triple P Practitioner. Lisa holds full membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and is a committee member of the group ‘Psychologists in Developmental Disability’ (PsychDD).
Behaviour Support Practitioner / Psychologist
Kimberly is a registered Psychologist who has been with Interaction since 2015. Individual and group therapy, supporting families, staff teams and other stakeholders, along with positive behaviour support strategies is what Kimberly’s role involves on a regular basis.
Kimberly is a registered Parenting Facilitator with ‘Circle of Security’ – a research based program focusing on the relationship between children and their parents, and how strengthening this connection can increase emotional security. She is consistently learning from peers and clients, and loves the variety of people she comes into contact with.
Youth homelessness and disability are the two areas of the NFP sector that Kimberly has worked in, and in her spare time loves to dance, run, read and spend valuable time with her friends and family.
Behaviour Support Practitioner / Provisional Psychologist
Chloe – With a Bachelor of Psychology and a few years practical experience under her belt, Chloe is one of Interaction’s Provisional Psychologists, and has been with Interaction for just over a year and a half. In brief Chloe’s role provides support to clients with a broad range of issues including, but not limited to; cognitive processing deficits, social interpersonal issues, learning difficulties and mental health issues, issues related to ageing, behavioural issues, sensory issues and family/ parenting difficulties.
The fact that Chloe has a hand in enhancing the well being and quality of life for the people we support is just one of the thing she loves about her job.