Simon has completed a Bachelor of Applied Psychology with 1st Class Honours, a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, and a PhD. He has undertaken the further requirements to use the title Clinical Psychologist and is an accredited psychological supervisor. Simon is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland, Honorary Associate at La Trobe University, and has Clinical Privileges at Griffith University where he works as an independent Psychometric Rater of participants in dementia research.
Simon has experience working with community mental health, job network members, and the Australian Army (at the rank of Captain). He has been in the private sector since 2007. Simon enjoys working with children, adolescent and family presentations. He is available to travel off-site as the need arises, and undertakes assessments of legal decision-making capacity for contemporaneous or retrospective capacity to appoint Enduring Powers of Attorney, Testamentary Capacity (write a Will), instruct counsel, and other areas.
Simon conducts psychometric testing such as for IQ and learning difficulties, is a Government Contracted Doctor – Disability Medical Assessor, and works from a range of regional offices – Gold Coast, Brisbane, Toowoomba, and Lismore (NSW). He is a current Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (FAPS), the Clinical College of Psychologists (MCCLP), the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA), and the IPA Testamentary Capacity Interest group. Simon works from the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Toowoomba, and Lismore (NSW) offices.