The current Board was elected at the Annual General Meeting in November 2019 and will serve until the next AGM in July-2020. The Board of AASFBT is:

President — David Hains

          David is a mental health nurse working in the Emergency Department at Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide. David also runs a small private training and consultancy business called Left Turn. For more info on David please click here

Vice-President (Aust) — Lyn Worsley

          Lyn is a clinical psychologist, Director and Senior Psychologist at Alpha Psychology and The Resilience Centre in Epping, NSW, and author of The Resilience Doughnut. For more info on Lyn please click here.

Vice-President (New Zealand) — Emma Burns

          Emma is a psychologist employed by New Zealand Police. She is currently working as a Psychology Advisor, delivering Solution Focused training to police. In her spare time Emma delivers Solution Focused suicide prevention workshops, and is also a mother of four and a competitive swimmer. Emma co-ordinates a Solution-Focused discussion/support/interest group in Hawkes Bay.

Secretary — Frances Price

          Fran is a psychologist working in Canberra. She is currently working for a not for profit in early intervention with children with disabilities. 

Treasurer — John Penny

          John is a School Counsellor, Parramatta Catholic Education, where he was previously Manager of Counselling and Behavioural Programs at Parramatta Catholic Education.

Board member  — Carey Glass

          Carey is an organisational psychologist in Melbourne and is Editor of the online journal InterAction — The Journal of Solution Focus in Organisations. For more info about Carey please click here

Board member  — Andrea Lemm

          Andrea is a social worker working in child protection in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Board member  – Michele Orr

          Michele is Nurse Practitioner, Team Leader and pioneer of the Brief Intervention Team in Adult Community Mental Health in Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne.   The Brief Intervention Team practice SFBT. 

Board member  — Edwin Tan (Singapore)

          Edwin is a registered social worker in Singapore and currently an Executive Director of a community based social service agency. Edwin has been learning and teaching SFBT for the past 20 years and was trained by Insoo Kim Berg and her team of international trainers. 

Board member - Sally Morley (Adelaide)

          Sally is a solution-focused counsellor & family therapist working in private practice in Adelaide, South Australia.  Sally has a background in education leadership, supporting young people with diverse needs/disabilities to improve mental health and strengthen relationships.  She provides SFBT to individuals, couples and families.  For more information about Sally click here.