Geraldine is a consultant psychologist with Resilia who has experience in supporting individuals and teams. Geraldine has been employed within a range of working environments both as a Consultant Psychologist and as a Manager or team member. Geraldine has worked as a Registered Psychologist providing rehabilitation services to workers with physical and psychological injuries and is experienced delivering services within a number of frameworks including Victorian WorkCover and TAC. She also has experience performing counselling services to injured employees, and when working with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) she provided advice to management regarding the mental health of their team members.
Geraldine also has extensive experience conducting psychological assessments for a range of requirements. Initially when working within the ADF Geraldine conducted assessments of mental health and wellbeing, suitability for roles with special requirements and suitability for higher roles. Subsequent to that she has also designed assessment processes for government departments to assess individual suitability for roles with specific demands, such as use of force/weapons. When working as a manager within the ADF, Geraldine was responsible for the provision of all psychological services within the Melbourne region, and in 2003 within the Brisbane region for Army personnel. As a consultant Geraldine has designed assessment and selection processes, provided coaching and established positive workplace systems including a peer support network and recognition and reward system.
More recently, Geraldine has provided consultation services to a range of clients that has included counselling, transition coaching, management training, and business development services. Prior to working with the ADF Geraldine served as a volunteer telephone counsellor and trainer with Care Ring for a number of years.
Geraldine completed undergraduate studies including Bachelor of Behavioural Science at La Trobe University and was offered Honours. Following the completion of her Honours year, Geraldine completed a Masters degree in Organisational Psychology at Monash University. Geraldine has been registered as a Psychologist since 1998. She is also qualified in the administration and interpretation of numerous psychometric tools for individual assessment and experience with team assessments.