CURRICULUM VITAE


Registration

2005 – present
Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (registration number PSY0000964785)


Qualifications

2005 – 2011
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), Australian National University

2003
Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology, University of Wollongong

1999 – 2002
Bachelor of Science, Australian National University


Certifications

2010 – 2016
Certification in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy℠ (Certified Practitioner), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute


Professional Memberships

2019 – present
Student Member, International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA) 

2018 – present
Student Member, Body-Mind Centering® Association

2011 – present
Fellow, The Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists

2011 – present
Member, The Australian Psychological Society


Work History

2013 – 2016
Trainer-in-Training, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute

2009
Program Coordinator, Australian National University Counselling Centre

2008 – present
Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice

2007 – 2008
Psychologist, Australian National University Counselling Centre

2007
Psychologist, Queanbeyan Mental Health Service, NSW Government Health

2006 – 2007
Intern Psychologist, St Edmunds College Counselling Service

2006
Program Coordinator, Australian National University Counselling Centre

2006
Intern Psychologist, Psychiatric Services Unit, ACT Mental Health

2006
Intern Psychologist, Brian Hennessey Rehabilitation Centre, ACT Mental Health

2006
Intern Psychologist, Woden Mental Health Team, ACT Mental Health

2005 – 2006
Support Worker, Residential Respite Program, Mental Health Foundation ACT

2005
Intern Psychologist, Australian National University Psychology Clinic

2004
Support Worker, Pioneer Clubhouse, Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW


Contracts / Subcontracts for the Provision of Psychological Therapy Services

2017 – present
Victim Support ACT

2016 – present
NSW Government Victims Services

2008 – 2020
Australian Defence Force

2008 – 2009
Australian Federal Police

Daniel also has experience providing psychological therapy services to veterans (Department of Veterans’ Affairs) and members of the NSW Police Force (SIRA registration number 8696).


Teaching and Assisting Engagements

2014 – 2016
Course: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy℠ Level II: Emotional Processing, Meaning Making, and Attachment Repair. Assistant to Anthony Buckley and Esther Perez, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Melbourne, 180 hours

2013 – 2014
Course: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy℠ Level I: Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defences, and Traumatic Memory. Trainer-in-Training mentored by Andrew Harkin and Anthony Buckley, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Melbourne, 80 hours

2012 – 2013
Course: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy℠ Level I: Training for the Treatment of Trauma. Assistant to Andrew Harkin and Anthony Buckley, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Melbourne, 80 hours


Publications

Costin, D. L., Mackinnon, A. J., Griffiths, K. M., Batterham, P. J., Bennett, A. J., Bennett, K., & Christensen, H. (2009). Health e-cards as a means of encouraging help seeking for depression among young adults: randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11(4), e42. Doi: 10.2196/jmir.1294


Select Peer Consultation: 2012 – 2021

2013 – present
Mentored and supervised by Andrew Harkin, medical doctor (GP) and somatic psychotherapist.

2012 – 2014
Supervised by Margaret Groube, Clinical Psychologist trained in psychoanalytic Self Psychology


Select Professional Development: 2008 – 2020

2020
Webinar: Adjusting Your Practice For COVID-19. Aaron Frost, Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists, online, 1.5 hours

2020
Workshop: Basic Neurocellular Patterns (Somatic Movement Education Program). Olive Bieringa, Amy Matthews, and Mary Lou Seereiter, Somatic Education Australasia / School for Body-Mind Centering®, Melbourne, 49 hours

2020
Workshop: Organ System (Somatic Movement Education Program). Olive Bieringa, Amy Matthews, and Mary Lou Seereiter, Somatic Education Australasia / School for Body-Mind Centering®, Melbourne, 49 hours

2019
Workshop: Skeletal System (Somatic Movement Education Program). Olive Bieringa, Otto Ramstad, and Jens Johanssen, Somatic Education Australasia / School for Body-Mind Centering®, Melbourne, 63 hours

2019
Workshop: Senses and Perception 1 (Somatic Movement Education Program). Olive Bieringa, Otto Ramstad, and Jens Johanssen, Somatic Education Australasia / School for Body-Mind Centering®, Melbourne, 28 hours

2019
Workshop: Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Practitioner Training, Seminar 1 – Relational Touch. Lolly Dadley-Moore, Body Intelligence, Melbourne, 35 hours

2019
Workshop: Embodying Authenticity, Organicity, and Expression: Organs and Glands as a Foundation for Movement and Voice. Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, School for Body-Mind Centering®, Claremont California, 58 hours

2018
Workshop: Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Practitioner Training, Seminar 1 – Relational Touch. Simon Gosling, Body Intelligence, Melbourne, 35 hours

2018
Symposium: Thinking Bodies, Moving Minds – Symposium on the Art of Embodiment. Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australasia, Body-Mind Centering® Association, and International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association, Melbourne, 18 hours

2017
Workshop: Embodying the Basic Neurocellular Patterns: A Body-Mind Centering® Approach to Developmental Movement. Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Melbourne, 12 hours

2016
Masterclass: Beneath the Words: What the Body Knows, How the Body Speaks. Pat Ogden, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Melbourne, 6 hours

2016
Masterclass: The Neuroscience of Safety in Treatment of Trauma: Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory. Stephen Porges and C. Sue Carter, Melbourne, 6 hours

2016
Masterclass: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy℠ Level III Masterclass. Pat Ogden, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Melbourne, 6 hours

2016
Course: Advanced Training in Complex Trauma and Dissociation. Janina Fisher, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, London, 50 hours

2015 – 2016
Course: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy℠ Level III: Advanced Skills / Certification. Esther Perez and Rochelle Sharpe Lohrasbe, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Sydney, 144 hours

2015
Conference: ISSTD Australia / New Zealand Regional Conference – Broken Structures, Broken Selves: Complex Trauma in the 21st Century. International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, Sydney, 21 hours

2015
Seminar: The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma. Bessel van der Kolk, Sydney, AU, 12 hours

2015
Course: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: Block A. Dan Hughes, Melbourne, 24 hours

2014 – 2015
Webinar Series: Level IV: Advanced Topics in Theory, Clinical Practice, and the Therapeutic Relationship in the Treatment of Complex Trauma and Dissociation. Janina Fisher, online, 20 hours

2014
Seminar: Overcoming Trauma-Related Shame and Self Loathing. Janina Fisher, Melbourne, 11 hours

2014
Conference: Childhood Trauma: Understanding the Basics of Change and Recovery. Australian Childhood Foundation, Melbourne, 18 hours

2014
Masterclass: The Science of the Art of Psychotherapy. Allan Schore, Melbourne, 6 hours

2014
Masterclass: Trauma from the Inside Out: The Impact of Unresolved Trauma and Loss, Parental Self-Understanding, and Neural Integration on Development in Families. Dan Siegel, Melbourne, 6 hours

2013 – 2014
Webinar Series: Level III: Working with Trauma-Related Dissociation. Janina Fisher, online, 20 hours

2012
Seminar: Introduction to Psychodynamic Self Psychology. Sandra Kay Lauffenburger, Sue Hayes, and Margaret Groube, Empathink, Canberra, 6 hours

2012
Seminar: Frontiers of Trauma. Bessel van der Kolk, Sydney, 12 hours

2011 – 2012
Course: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy℠ Level II: Attachment, Development, and Trauma. Andrew Harkin and Joe Gillan, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Sydney, 180 hours

2011
Seminar: New Directions in Mindfulness: Multimodal Therapy in Complex Postraumatic Stress. John Briere, Sydney, 11 hours

2010 – 2011
Course: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy℠ Level I: Training for the Treatment of Trauma. Andrew Harkin and Joe Gillan, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Melbourne, 80 hours

2010
Seminar: Healing Broken Bonds: Traumatic Attachment and Affect Dysregulation. Janina Fisher, Melbourne, 11 hours

2010
Course: Providing Care to Veterans, and Current and Former Australian Defence Force Members. Phoenix Australia – Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Canberra, 27 hours

2009
Workshop: Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR): Weekend I. Sigmund Burzynski, Canberra, 21 hours

2009
9-day retreat: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (Training for Health Professionals), with Jon Kabat-Zin and Saki Santorelli, Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, Sydney

2008
Seminar: Reconsidering Trauma: Treatment Advances, Relational Issues, and Mindfulness in Integrated Trauma Therapy. John Briere, Sydney, 11 hours


Select Personal Development: 2008 – 2021

Daniel’s professional development has also been supported by a range of personal studies and practices, including yoga, meditation, somatic movement, Qigong, dharma studies, and dance.

2021 – present
Series of classes: Qigong of Embryology – Embodying Space and Time, with Bob Lehnberg (Practitioner and Teacher of Body-Mind Centering®), online

2021 – present
Series of classes: Ecosomatic Practices for Living and Dying on a Damaged Earth, with Olive Bieringa, Body Cartography Project, online

2021 – present
Series of classes: Free the Vital Energy and Illuminating Presence of Your Spine: Explorations in Movement and Cellular Consciousness, with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, online

2021
Series of classes: Releasing Patterns of Stress and Uncovering Patterns of Ease: A Body-Mind Centering® Approach through Movement, Touch, and Cellular Consciousness, with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, online

2021 – present
Online course: Shamatha and Vipashyana in the Dzogchen Tradition, with B. Alan Wallace, Wisdom Publications

2021
3-day retreat: Glenrock Health Retreat (including movement practice, Ayurveda, Qigong, and breath training) with Soisci Porchetta, Joe Fairleigh, and Craig Mallet, Newcastle, NSW

2021
1-day workshop: Capoeira Angola, with Simon Thakur, Praksis, Canberra

2020
Series of classes: Embodied Geography – Body-Mind Centering® classes, with Olive Bieringa, Body Cartography Project, online

2020 – 2021
Online course: The Four Immeasurables, Part 2 (Empathic Joy and Impartiality), with B. Alan Wallace, Wisdom Publications

2020 – present
Regular Movement Practice classes, with Soisci Porchetta and Thomas Emerson, Praksis, Canberra

2020
Online course: The Four Immeasurables, Part 1 (Loving-Kindness and Compassion), with B. Alan Wallace, Wisdom Publications

2020
Series of classes: Exploring the Embodiment of Cellular Consciousness Through Movement: A Body-Mind Centering® Approach, with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, online

2020
Series of classes: Material for the Spine – A movement Study by Steve Paxton, with Otto Ramstad, Body Cartography Project, online

2020
Series of classes: Body-Mind Centering® classes, with Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad, Body Cartography Project, online

2019
3-day workshop: Dance and Being Art Project (blending dance and contact improvisation with Chi Gong and Yoga philosophies), with Vangelis Legakis, Unity Space, Melbourne

2019
Series of classes: Chi Kung, with Sunny Forsyth, Canberra

2019
Series of classes: Two – Building trust and technique in Contact Improvisation, with Debora di Centa and Amelie Langevin, Canberra

2019
2-day workshop: Contact Beyond Contact (improvisational dance practice), with Vangelis Legakis, Unity Space, Sydney

2019
2-day workshop: Front Side Up and Up Side Down – Contact Improvisation workshop, with Joerg Hassmann, Sydney

2018 – 2019
16-day project: 7th International Interdisciplinary No Borders Project (integrating improvisational dance, chi gong, yoga, photography, choreography, and performance), Unity Space, Ho Chi Minh City

2018
2-day workshop: Contact Beyond Contact (improvisational dance practice), with Vangelis Legakis, Unity Space, Sydney

2018
3-day workshop: Dance and Being Art Project (blending dance and contact improvisation with Chi Gong and Yoga philosophies), with Vangelis Legakis, Unity Space, Melbourne

2017 – 2019
Freestyle Wrestling practitioner, coached by Nick Delatovic, Elements Fitness, Canberra

2016 – 2017
Member of an Authentic Movement group, with Sandra Kay Lauffenburger, Canberra

2016
2-day Elemental Chi Kung workshop, with Danielle Rowarth, Canberra

2016
Series of embodied movement and vocal expression lessons, with Christopher Samuel Carroll, Canberra

2016
Physical theatre course, with Christopher Samuel Carroll, Canberra Academy of Dramatic Art, Canberra

2016
1-day Elemental Chi Kung workshop, with Danielle Rowarth, Canberra

2015 – 2019
Regular sessions of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Canberra

2011 – 2019
Yoga practitioner committed to the Iyengar methodology, taught by Alan Goode, Yoga Mandir, Canberra

2010 – 2011
Regular blocks of Feldenkrais Method® Functional Integration® lessons, Canberra

2009 – 2016
Regular sessions of somatic and psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapy, Canberra

2009
Calm Abiding Meditation course, Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra, Canberra

2008
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course, Canberra Mindfulness Centre, Canberra


Language Studies

2019
Vietnamese 2, with Le Hoang Ngoc Yen, Australian National University

2019
Vietnamese 1, with Bao Thai, Australian National University