Todd Heard

Qualifications

Todd has a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours and is registered in NSW.

Professional Experience

Todd is currently employed as a Program Manager with the Population Health Service In the Hunter New England Area Health Service, NSW. He is responsible for the implementation of population health projects across the areas of HIV and Sexual Health. This position includes an equal mix of service delivery, project management and research. 

Todd is also engaged In private practice with an interest in improving mental health outcomes for Aboriginal people with a strong emphasis on culturally based psychological assessment and interventions.

Areas of Interest / Expertise

Todd’s areas of interest are:  culturally based psychological assessment and intervention; psychometrics;  sexuality issues and mental illness;  clinician behaviour change principles;  traditional healing in the context of contemporary medicine;  and developing cultural care plans for young Aboriginal people in out of home care.