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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jonathan Back
Psychology Board of Australia
Registration No: PSY0001172290

PSYCHOLOGIST HAMBURG

October 2013 - Present

Psychologist and Founder.
Expat psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany

THE KUSNACHT PRACTICE

May 2016 - Present

Live-in Psychologist, Zurich, Switzerland

THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE CLUB

Expedition Psychologist, Scotland

September 2018 - Present

SABBATICAL

Travelled around South America

July 2012 - July 2013

SOUTH PACIFIC PRIVATE HOSPITAL

October 2009 - July 2012

Psychologist - Facilitation of inpatient Psychotherapy process groups; Weekly lecture/presentations on a variety of topics; Responsible for training staff in the implementation of the HoNOS and analysing HoNOS data.

MEANINGFUL LIVING

November 2008 - July 2012

Psychologist and Co-Founder. 
Individual and group psychotherapy specialising in the treatment of depression, anxiety, gambling, substance abuse, relationship/career problems, grief/loss using the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

ADVANCED PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

May 2007 - September 2009

Delivery of individual psychological counselling to individuals presenting with chronic pain, disability, trauma, grief and loss, anger, relationship difficulties, and mood/anxiety disorders; Assisted workers to return to employment following both physical and psychological injury/illness; Assessment of abilities, aptitude, interest, needs and personality to identify realistic and achievable vocational goals; Mental health assessment

THE SYDNEY CLINIC (PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL)

May 2007 - November 2008

Delivery of individual and group Psychological Therapy/Counselling to inpatients/outpatients diagnosed with both Axis I and Axis II Psychological Disorders.

MCKESSON ASIA PACIFIC

October 2006 - April 2007

Telephone support and counselling for problem gamblers; Mental health assessment and referral; Suicide risk assessment

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY

2002 - 2005

Research Assistant; Analysis in the area of celebrity worship, and the pathological and non-pathological aspects of fan interest. I also completed an extensive analysis of interview transcripts of individuals reporting recent incidents of rage.