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Lindsay Munyard is a Mental Health Social Worker and family therapist with 14 years experience. He works as a senior mental health clinician in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and also runs a small private practice.
Lindsay graduated from a Master of Clinical Family Therapy at the Bouverie centre in 2009. He completed his EMDR basic training in 2017. Lindsay has a specialist interest in the treatment of trauma and attachment difficulties in children and adolescents. He has worked for a range of mental health services, both in Victoria and the UK, working with vulnerable children and young people who have suffered serious trauma, abuse or neglect.
I am passionate about bringing the healing power of EMDR therapy to as many people as possible through making connections that build support for those in need. Previous experience includes: Director Social Justice – Department of Immigration (1992 – 1996); Chair Professional Standards Committee – ACT Medical Board (2003 – 2013); Psychology Member – ACT Victims of Crime Board (2006 – 2008); contract psychologist to Department of Defence (2003 – 2017); President EMDR Association of Australia (2008 – 2015); Secretary for Standards and Training EMDR Asia (2010 to 2015); Rotary Club of Melbourne Director (2016 – 2018) and Vice President-Elect 2020.
Anthony Hurst is the Director and Principal Psychologist of a private practice and consulting business, Systemic Psychology. He works therapeutically with individuals, families and couples, and consults with and trains a range of teams and organisations. Anthony has also been involved in the teaching of counselling and psychology at a tertiary level for a number of years, currently as a Lecturer at the University of Melbourne.
Anthony uses EMDR therapy with many of his clients, and has a focus on ensuring new and emerging mental health workers have exposure to the therapy and an awareness of its effectiveness. Anthony is also undertaking a PhD in trauma-based treatments with a consideration for new ways of delivering treatment.
Frank Staebe has worked both in Australia and overseas for a number of major multinationals and not for profits (incl Shell, Philips Electronics and The Salvation Army), mainly in Senior Executive and Director roles. He has also served on numerous Boards and Committees during his career and at this time is engaged in a Finance and Policy Director role for a Not for Profit organisation. Frank has qualifications in Accounting, Sustainability, an MBA and BA. He is an FCPA and is a MAICD.
Frank is delighted to join the EMDRAA Board as its first independent Director and hopes to make his financial, commercial and governance skills count in assisting EMDRAA during a time of major growth trajectory and development as an association. He is also excited that there is a growing recognition of the positive benefits of EMDR in the community, at a time when an increasing number of people are seeking therapeutic help, to counter their traumatic experiences.
Rawle Watson-Jones joins the EMDRAA board with many facets of his character and history positioning him to be a valuable contributor and asset to both the board and to EMDRAA itself.
Rawle is a lawyer of almost 20 years. His particular practice area is commercial disputes and he currently heads up his own legal practice, Snowton Saje. Having established the practice himself in 2012 and devoted years prior to and since then advising businesses, commercial stakeholders, organisations and individuals he brings robust business and strategic acumen to the role of independent director.
Rawle has served on several boards and has a passion for people and their wellbeing. He is drawn to the endless possibilities that flow from good stewardship and governance and is excited to maximise and realise those possibilities for EMDRAA members and their clients.