General Manager Impact and Strategy
Tom joined Family Life in 2014 and transitioned into the role of General Manager Impact and Strategy from his previous position as General Manager Services in early 2019. Tom is passionate about social justice, systems change and continuous improvement of practice. Tom has previously managed Family Violence Services, Family Services and Children’s Services.
After graduating in 2007, Tom spent five years leading and delivering bush adventure therapy as part of alternate education and therapeutic program models. Tom has conducted research on program efficacy, adventure therapies, play and family relationships. Tom is motivated to bring research into practice and has presented regular professional development seminars within the sector.
Tom’s practice background includes direct experience in the delivery of psychological services, case management services, integrative outdoor healthcare and teaching. Tom has held positions in the Australian Association of Bush Adventure Therapy and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.
Masters in Clinical Psychology – Australian Catholic University
Psychology Honors (First Class) – University of Canberra
BA Behavioural Science – LaTrobe University
BA Outdoor Education – LaTrobe University
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – Bendigo Tafe