Passionate About Inspiring Others

As a clinical psychologist and trauma specialist, Wayne has helped many find relief from the aftermath of violence and catastrophe. During 40 years of living on their property, ‘Creek’s Bend’, Wayne and his wife, Susan, have farmed, worked horses and developed an effective treatment for a form of forest dieback. Wayne is a prominent voice in the campaign against gasfield industrialisation.

Wayne holds the degrees of Bachelor of Arts with 1st Class Honours in Psychology, Master of Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Psychology. He has researched brief, gentle therapies for phobia and posttraumatic stress disorder, published a journal paper on hypnotherapy for phobia, and presented workshops, seminars and training programs on trauma, stress management and hypnotherapy.


With his wife, Susan, Wayne co-authored a journal paper on the treatment of a form of Australian native forest dieback and has presented workshops and seminars on bush regeneration. Their recently published video on YouTube tells the story of how they cure Lantana Associated dieback on their property, Creek's Bend', in Toonumbar. In a parallel career as an environmental activist, Wayne has made himself a nuisance to the gas mining industry.


Wayne lives with Susan, his wife of 44 years. They have two grown-up daughters and four grandchildren.

Now in his mid-60s, Wayne has a grandfather’s stake in the future. He wrote Shallow Thought, Deep Mind to help you successfully tackle the challenges in your life. This book is for everyone who dreams of a better future and wants to make their lives and the world better.

  • Specialist clinical psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Registration Number PSY1136112)

  • Bachelor of Arts with 1st Class Honours in Psychology

  • Master of Clinical Psychology degree

  • Doctor of Psychology degree

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