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Director & Presenter: Prof Pieter J Rossouw

Brief Biography

Qualifications And Memberships
MClin Psych, PhD, MAPS, MCClin, QCA, MIACN(Cert)

Pieter is the Director of Mediros Clinical Solutions, The BRAINGro Institute and The Neuropsychotherapy Institute – companies that provide training and conduct research in Neurobiology and Neuropsychotherapy. Pieter is also a Professor in Education at Central Queensland University (CQU) and the President of The International Association of Clinical Neuropsychotherapy (IACN). Currently he focuses on teaching and research in the fields of neurobiology and neuropsychotherapy as well as clinical training for clinicians, psychologists and general practitioners.

Pieter has been in private practice for the past 30 years. Pieter holds Honours Degrees in Philosophy and Psychology, a Master Degree in Clinical Psychology and a PhD.

Pieter is a member of the Queensland Counselling Association, The Australian Psychological Society and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. He is the President of the Association of Clinical Neuropsychotherapy. Pieter was a Professor in Clinical Psychology in South Africa (University of the Free State). He also taught at Universities in Canada, the USA, New Zealand and Holland. Prior to his role as professor in Education at  CQU Pieter was the Director of the Master of Counselling Program in the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland.

Pieter specialises in Neuropsychotherapy and is an expert in trauma, anxiety and mood disorders. He has published 6 Scientific Books and 70 scientific articles. He has been involved in research in extensive clinical trials and presented keynote research papers at 60 International Conferences worldwide. Pieter’s latest book – Neuropsychotherapy Theoretical underpinnings and clinical applicationswas published in 2014. His previous book – BrainWise Leadership was published in Oct 2013 and is co-authored with Connie Henson.

Pieter has worked with education systems nationally and internationally. He provided consultation and training for Dept Education in Victoria, NSW and is the Chief Consultant for the ACT Department of education on Brain-based learning. He also provides ongoing development for Catholic Education Queensland and Victoria and it the principal consultant on Brain-based education for a number of Independent Schools in Melbourne and Sydney.  He also consulted for the Ministry of Education New Zealand and is currently collaborating with educators in China.

He is a member of the Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies, He is the Chief Editor of the International Journal for Neuropsychotherapy and member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Psychiatry; the Journal of Psychology and Clinical Psychiatry and of The Neuropsychotherapist.

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Treasurer and Operations Officer: Andrea Rossouw

Brief Biography

Qualifications And Memberships
BOcc Therapy BSocSc(Hons) MClinPsych PhD Psychology MAPS

Andrea Rossouw : Treasurer Andrea is a qualified and registered clinical psychologist. She has been practicing for more than two decades. She attained her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology (with distinction) in South-Africa and continued (while working full-time in private practice) to complete her PhD in Psychology. Andrea has extensive experience working in mental health and community settings as well as private practice, both in South-Africa and in Australia.

Since her migration to Australia in 1999 she has also provided services for the Department of Community Services in NSW, the St John of God Private Health Service and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance in Sydney. For the past five years she worked part-time for the Department of Communities in Queensland and also jointly set up the Mediros company. Andrea is a PBA approved Supervisor and was providing supervision for provisionally registered psychologists until 2015. More recently Andrea has decided to dedicate her energy fulltime in Mediros Pty Ltd where she runs the general operations of the company.

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Office Management: Jonathan Wills

Brief Biography

Qualifications And Memberships

Jonathan Wills : Office Management Jonathan worked for six years in Brisbane as a specialist smoking cessation counsellor. He completed his Masters Degree in Counselling at the University of Queensland in 2013. In 2013 Jonathan assisted with editing and compiled the subject index and glossary for Connie Henson’s and Dr Pieter Rossouw’s publication BrainWise Leadership. In 2014 he was Project Manager and contributed Chapter 8 for the publication edited by Prof Pieter Rossouw Neuropsychotherapy: Theoretical Underpinnings and Clinical Applications.

He commenced his private practice Talk To Me Therapies in Brisbane in 2013 and currently volunteers at the Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group (QHVSG) co-facilitating regular support group meetings.

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