Justin Simmonds

Principal Psychologist

Justin Simmonds

Principal Psychologist
BA (Psych) PGDip (Org Psych) M Psych (Clinical) MAPS

Justin is a clinical psychologist with over 20 years’ experience consulting to organisations.
He is driven by his desire to support organisations create a more harmonious, productive and engaging workplace, where people can come to work and fulfil their potential.

Justin has worked extensively with emergency services and Defence personnel, specialising in critical incident and trauma management. He has trained thousands of professionals across Australia and internationally in areas such as effectively managing mental health, dealing with stress, conflict management and building emotional resilience. He also regularly coaches leaders, providing a space for reflection, insight, focus and growth.

Organisations Justin has supported over the years include Qantas, PWC, Telstra, the NRL, KPMG, AFL, the banks, and a range of government departments such as NSW Police, Sydney Trains and the AFP. This has been in the areas of psychosocial risk assessment, mental health strategy, staff support and supervision, as well as the planning and implementation of health and education programs.

In addition, Justin has always maintained a private practice, supporting people with mental health issues such as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, Anxiety and addictions. He is also a career coach, helping people better define their goals and transition between roles. He uses cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based approaches, and has a particular interest in positive psychology, coaching, health psychology, high performance, motivation and willpower.