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MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

Our team of men's mental health psychologists provide tailored face-to-face and Telehealth psychological services for men and boys. Our men's mental health team are passionate about improving the wellbeing and mental health of men and boys in our society. We are dedicated to increasing access to appropriate services for men and boys 15 years and older. Our team provides support for commonly experienced men's mental health issues including stress, anxiety, loneliness, depression and anger management. 

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Dr Justin Trounson, PhD., MAPS
Board Approved Supervisor

Justin is a director and co-founder of Connected Minds, a Clinical Psychologist, an adjunct lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology and Wellbeing and Community Programs Psychologist at Richmond Football Club.  Justin  is experienced in working with wellbeing and mental health challenges commonly experienced by men and boys and provides tailored support to help them move toward a happier and more balanced life. Justin provides a culturally safe space for his clients and works with a number of evidenced-based techniques including, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness and Narrative Therapy.

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Robin Giles, MProf Psych.

Robin is a registered Psychologist who brings a warm, collaborative, and practical approach to helping men, boys and families improve their daily functioning and relationships. With an emphasis on nurturing long-term healing, growth, and wellbeing, Robin can assist with a wide range of men's mental health and wellbeing issues, such as mood symptoms, relationship problems, questions around identity and work/life direction, grief and loss, and difficulties changing problematic or addictive behaviour patterns. He is also experienced in helping neurodiverse individuals and families work with challenges associated with diagnosed conditions such as Autism, ADHD, and other developmental differences. Robin utilises a variety of evidence-based approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, and Brief Solution-Focused Therapy.

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Bryan Lee, MPsych.
 

Bryan is a Registered Psychologist and Clinical Psychology Registrar. He aims to foster a safe, compassionate and collaborative therapeutic space for clients to realise their personalised goals. Bryan works within a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) framework to address a range of issues including depression, anxiety, stress, grief, adjustment difficulties and perinatal mental health issues. He has a special interest in helping clients with social anxiety difficulties. Originating from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, Bryan is committed to embracing and understanding diverse cultures, and is keen to work with diverse client groups.

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Daniel Morrison, MAppPsych., MAPS

Daniel is a Registered Community Psychologist who practises with person-centredness and co-regulation as a foundation to provide a safe platform towards identifying and navigating individual goals. With a firm sense of hope for recovery and reclamation of self-identity Daniel has experience working alongside people with various mental health concerns including complex trauma, social withdrawal, anger and violence, and dissociative disorders. The key influences of his approach are Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and EMDR. With respect, safety, and advocacy, Daniel is an ally to members of marginalised communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQIA+ and other gender diverse persons, and any person who has experienced systemic or social adversity. 

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Dr Peter Streker, PhD., MAPS, FCCOMP

Peter is a community psychologist, the Chair of the Australian Psychological Society’s National College of Community Psychology, a Senior Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne and sits on the ethics committee of the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture. He has a broad range of experience helping people in difficult circumstances develop practical ways of improving their lives. Peter completed his PhD on the impacts of psychological and emotional abuse and has over 20 years’ experience working with individuals and communities with mental health concerns such as, mood symptoms, unhelpful coping, drugs and alcohol, social cohesion, anger and violence, and complex trauma.

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