Professor Analise O’Donovan

Professor Analise O’Donovan

Analise has been the team leader on a number of supervision training programs, including STAP which has been running since 2004. Analise has run over 50 supervision-based workshops, training over 1500 supervisors with consistently high evaluations. She has also had a number of awards for teaching, including a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council in 2009.

Dr Aaron Frost

Dr Aaron Frost

Aaron is a Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of experience. He joined the STAP team in 2011, and has primarily been involved with the facilitation of workshops. Aaron has proved to be a very competent presenter, receiving consistently excellent ratings from participants. Aaron has been running workshops for the last 15 years, and has also completed a number of “train the trainer” workshops, e.g. with Scott Miller as part of the International Centre for Clinical Excellence (ICCE) and is a certified trainer with ICCE. Based on his experience, knowledge and skills developed over years of training, he has been invaluable in assisting with the updating and revitalising of the current STAP materials, which has resulted in somewhat improved feedback from participants. He has been tracking his own outcome data and seeking client feedback for 7 years and more recently has become the director of Benchmark Psychology; a private practice dedicated to the principals of monitoring and feedback as the basis for clinical excellence. Aaron has trained over 500 psychologists as part of their supervisor accreditation process. He has also undertaken train the trainer training.

Professor David Kavanagh

Professor David Kavanagh

David was senior Chief Investigator in the development of an Allied Health Supervision Training program implemented in Queensland Health, and was one of the initial STAP team members. He was closely involved with the initial preparation of materials for the STAP 2-day workshop, Evaluation component and Refresher workshops. David has facilitated a number of supervision-based workshops and has published widely in the area as indicated on his CV.

Dr Stan Steindl

Dr Stan Steindl

Stan has worked as a clinical psychologist in private practice at Psychology Consultants Pty Ltd since 1999. He has also supervised students as part of the UQ post-graduate clinical psychology training program throughout that time. He is an adjunct Associate professor in the UQ School of Psychology. He is also has extensive training experience, running highly engaging and practical workshops on topics such as motivational interviewing, cognitive-behaviour therapy, mindfulness-based relapse prevention, and compassion and self-compassion.

Ms Debbie Dann

Ms Debbie Dann

The STAP administrator, Ms Debbie Dann, joined the STAP team in January 2019. Debbie has an extensive background in customer service skills and brings this knowledge with her as the latest team member. Debbie has exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrates the ability to manage the range of issues with which the office often deals with.