Head of Student Development
Carey Baptist Grammar School
Shane is a registered Psychologist with a Masters Degree in Developmental and Educational Psychology from the University of Melbourne. His experience as an educator and psychologist spans 20 years in both the state and independent school sectors and his work focuses on supporting the wellbeing and mental health of children and adolescents.
His professional interests are in the areas neuro-developmental disorders and the mental health effects of anxiety on young people.
Before working in the Education sector, Shane worked as a counsellor, supporting adolescents and their parents across a broad range of difficulties, including learning disabilities, behavioural problems and relationship issues. He has published research around the long-term effects of childhood abuse as well as adolescent coping.