Michael Tunnecliffe

Michael is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in the profession for more than 35 years. He has held senior positions in both government and non-government agencies, including the Executive Manager of the Police Psychology Unit for Western Australia Police. Michael ‘s professional focus is psychologist supervision and presentation of training courses in-person and via webinars. He has been an invited presenter at numerous conferences across Australia and overseas on topics related to the treatment of trauma and the enhancement of mental health and well-being. Michael also has a background in Employee Assistance and was an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Trauma Counselling at the University of Notre Dame Australia for 10 years.

Michaels Role

Michael works in a consulting capacity with senior personnel and organisational leaders. He also works in the area of Professional Ethics and Moral Injury.

Michael has post-graduate qualifications in psychology and philosophy.

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Michael provides short presentations and webinars on a range of topics including:

  • Resilience
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Critical Incident Response and Recovery
  • Moral Injury
  • Behavioural De-escalation
  • Effective Communication skills
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Avoiding Burnout
  • Conflict Management
  • Performance Management
  • Time Management and Personal Productivity
  • Dealing with the Stress of Change
  • The Impact of Addiction in the Workplace
  • Understanding working Memory
  • Overcoming Procrastination

When not working...

Michael loves reading philosophy