A psychologist for 31 years, Janice has extensive experience working in both clinical and organisational contexts across her career in the private and public sectors, small businesses and not for profit organisations.
With a masters in Organisational Psychology, Janice has specialised in partnering with organisations to reach their corporate potential whilst enhancing the effectiveness of individuals. Janice embraces a wholistic approach when working with executives, management and employees. Janice has led psychology and consulting teams throughout her career and understands the people management challenges faced by managers and organisations.
Janice is a qualified executive coach. Previous clients include Queensland Health, Ergon Energy, Stanwell Corporation, Port of Brisbane, The Salvation Army and the Department of Defence. Alongside this, she has specialised in leadership programs to develop and stretch leaders to meet the ever-increasing and complex demands of the modern workplace.
As a trauma specialist, Janice has particular experience helping individuals return to their full potential in the workplace following critical incidents and adverse life events.
Janice has an extensive background in psychometric testing for selection, recruitment and ongoing development of staff at all organisational levels. Janice believes in the “John West” approach to selection and encourages her clients to select only the best.
As a Lieutenant Colonel in the Australian Army, Janice gained extensive experience in personality profiling, recruitment and selection practices, critical incident stress debriefing, training and providing advice to executives on people issues. Janice deployed to East Timor and the Middle East Area of Operations to lead force extraction teams for the Australian Defence Force (ADF). In 2006 she won an international research award with her colleagues for her work supporting the ADF’s Conduct After Capture (CAC) capability – practical training that enables at risk elite personnel to resist being exploited if captured in combat. Janice has worked as a psychologist with the Brisbane Broncos in player selection and was part of the selection panel and a judge for Tourism Queensland’s famous “Best Job in the World” campaign. Janice was also the Director of Psychology for Mates4Mates a not for profit charity that provides a range of wholistic services to veterans who have been wounded, injured or are ill from their service across Australia.