Jason is a provisionally registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Jason recently completed his masters in psychology at the University of Auckland, investigating the effects of behavioural interventions for increasing physical activity among adults with an intellectual disability and the impact physical activity has on reducing anxiety.
Jason has training in Applied Behaviour Analysis, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy(ACT), and Motivational Interviewing. He has worked in community mental health settings with people of all ages and was a volunteer telephone counsellor at Lifeline. His approach is person-centred and focuses on connecting with his clients in a practical and non-judgemental way. He is particularly interested in working with individuals on the autism spectrum and people who have experienced psychosis.
Jason is passionate about the relationship between physical activity and mental health and often draws upon sport psychology concepts in his work with clients. He is an active member of the ACT Sport and Exercise special interest group and the ACT Psychosis special interest group.
Jason loves animals and has a black Labrador named Luna, and they have completed the Lead The Way Animal-Assisted Therapy training. Jason enjoys outdoor adventures and continues to compete in national-level athletics.