2018 Workshop Locations Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, FNQ, Singapore and Thailand!
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Institute Staff

Executive Team

1c3f0dePeter King, Institute Director – Peter has extensive experiences as a Senior Clinician & Educator on Melbourne CAT teams and is a sought after consultant. Peter provides education and program development in speciality areas that include Borderline Personality Disorder, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Psychiatric Emergencies, Somatic Trauma Therapy and Mindfulness based approaches to healthcare. Peter has specialist training in CBT, DBT, Somatic Trauma Therapy, Mindfulness and his PhD explores treatments for individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder and clinicians training needs. Peter has developed numerous adaptions of DBT for a variety of settings including “Dialectics at Work!“, public mental health services and Indigenous populations. Peter is also an Adjunct Lecturer with Griffith University.

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Tina Cicolini, Clinical Director – Tina is a Clinical Psychologist on the Gold Coast providing assessment and treatment of adults with Personality Disorders (with specialisation in Borderline Personality Disorder), Depression, Anxiety, Addiction, OCD and OCD Spectrum (Trichotillomania & Body Dysmorphic Disorder), and Adjustment to Health issues. Tina is the developer of the Mindful Mummas program and provides a range of consultancy and educative services in the application of DBT. Tina has specialist training in CBT, DBT, ACT, Somatic Trauma Therapy and a Masters in Clinical Psychology.

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julie-300x225Dr. Julie Andronaco, Adolescent & Young Adult Programs – Julie is a clinical psychologist whose Doctorate examined the experience of intellectual giftedness in young people and is titled “The experience of intellectual giftedness as asynchrony”. Julie has spent the last 4 years working in secondary schools and co-ordinating well-being teams. Prior to that she worked for Division of General Practice under the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care Initiative initiating and developing a voluntary treatment protocol for GPs involving youth and antidepressants. Julie is intensively trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for Borderline Personality Disorder. She has modified and implemented a DBT program within a special accommodation for homeless youth.

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Institute Faculty

Tina Cicolini, Clinical Psychologist (Mindful Mummas, Dialectics at Work! and DBT Training)

Dr. Bronwyn Gresham Clinical Psychologist (DBT for Family & Friends, Mindfulness and DBT Training)

Dr. Julie Andronaco Clinical Psychologist (Youth DBT, DBT for Family & Friends and DBT Training)

Peter King, Mental Health Nurse (Dialectics at Work!, ATSI-DBT, RUSH, Emergency Psychiatry, DBT for IPU, DBT Extended Day Program and DBT Training), DBT for PTSD & Trauma Populations.

Dr. Laura Viola, Clinical Psychologist (RUSH Program)

Dr. Lilian Nejad Clinical Psychologist (DBT Training)

Institute Staff

Gareth Moloney, Relationships & Business Manager

Caitlyn King Event Logistics & Administration