B.Soc.Sci.(Psych). P.Grad.Dip.Psych. M.Psych.(Couns).
Member of the Australian Psychological Society
Member of the College of Clinical Psychologists
James completed his undergraduate training at QUT in Brisbane and a Master of Psychology program through Swinburne University in Melbourne. James is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and the College of Clinical Psychologists and is endorsed by Medicare as a provider of clinical psychology services. Over the course of his career James has worked in a number of consulting and clinical psychology settings, including his own private practice. Currently James is a Lecturer in Psychology and Counselling at the University of Southern Queensland, based at the Toowoomba Campus James also maintains a small private practice. James’ research interests are in the area of fatherhood, including fathers’ use of humour in their homes, work-life integration, and the importance of relationship closeness between fathers and their children.
Since 2002 James has been engaged as a public speaker and facilitator across a number of organisations. Topics usually cover areas such as communication, parenting, and work-life balance, stress and time management. Participants find James to be a very engaging speaker, with a gift for making sessions both fun and motivating.
James is a father of four children and enjoys family time, music, cooking, and travel.