THE ASSOCIATION'S BOARD

The current Board was elected at the Annual General Meeting in July 2016 and will serve until the AGM in mid-2017.

The Board of AASFBT is:

PresidentMichael Durrant
Michael is a psychologist, Director of the Brief Therapy Institute of Sydney and Honorary Associate, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney. He is currently Editor of the Journal of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.
 
Vice-PresidentLyn Worsley
Lyn is a clinical psychologist, Director and Senior Psychoogist at Alpha Psychology and The Resilience Centre in Epping, NSW, and author of "The Resilience Doughnut".
 
Secretary/TreasurerMichelle Peisley
Michelle is HR Advisor, NSW Department of Justice, Parramatta, NSW and has previously held various supervisory positions within NGOs working with young people.
 
Board membersEmma Burns
Emma is a psychologist working with New Zealand police, working with young offenders. She co-ordinates a Solution-Focused discussion/support/interest group in Hawkes Bay.
Brent Gardiner
Brent is Senior Professional Clinician, Counselling and Guidance, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, and conducts Solution-Focused supervsion and consultation throughout New Zealand
David Hains
David is a Mental Health Nurse working in the Emergency Department at Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide. David won a South Australian Premier's Award for excellence for his Solution-Focused work in emergency mental health.
Roger Lowe
Roger is a retired psychologist, having taught Solution-Focused Brief Therapy for a number of years at Queensland University of Technology. Roger has also published in the area of Solution-Focused supervision.
Mario Mihalich
Mario is Senior Registered Nurse, Mental Health Intensive Care Unit, Orange Health Service, Bloomfield Campus, Western NSW Local Health District and previously a School Psychologist at St Patrick's College, Strathfield, NSW
Albert Morrison
Albert is Clinical Nurse Specialist/Therapist, Central Coast Mental Health, Gosford, NSW, who has promoted Solution-Focused ideas within the adult mental health system.
Michele Orr
Michele is Nurse Practitioner, established the Brief Intervention Clinic within adult mental health and is acting Director of Nursing (mental health) and Associate Program Director for Adult Inpatient Services for Eastern Health in Melbourne..
John Penny
John is a School Counsellor, Parramatta Catholic Education, where he was previously Manager of Counselling and Behavioural Programs at Parramatta Catholic Education.