Dr Ivan Prakash Menon – Director & Snr Psychologist B(Psychology) D(Psychology)
Dr Ivan Menon has over twenty years of experience working in the health and disability sectors. He is a registered psychologist, member of the APS and certified member of the American Board of Hypnotherapy and NLP. He has successfully delivered sophisticated performance measurement systems and analytical models to support executive decision-making and is highly skilled in synthesizing information and framing key issues.
Ivan spent his initial years working as a psychologist providing assessment, critical incident intervention, program development and measurement in alcohol and drug treatment as well as teaching in a tertiary setting. He then spent 15 years working within the Western Australian Government designing, applying and facilitating the delivery of process measurement and people management solutions.
An experienced facilitator, Ivan has managed teams, coordinated working parties and steering committees. He has participated on State and National committees and working groups. He has also led organization wide initiatives, annual reporting, performance metrics implementation and services satisfaction surveys.
Ivan has experience helping clients with a full range of mental health issues, work and life challenges including anxiety, depression, suicidality, self-harm, psychosis, anger and aggression, dependency issues, domestic violence, marital discord, work conflict and performance issues. He is a versatile and insightful practitioner who tailors his interventions to a client’s specific needs, resources and life circumstance for maximum impact.
Doctor of Psychology, Murdoch University, Perth Australia.
Bachelor of Psychology 1994, Murdoch University, Perth Australia.
Certificate in Hypnotherapy 2016, Results with NLP, American Board of Hypnotherapy.
Certified NLP Practitioner 2017, American Board of NLP.
Time Line Therapy Practitioner, 2017, The Time Line Therapy Association.
Public Sector Commission of Western Australia – Pathways to Leadership.
Continuous Quality Improvement – Institute for Healthy Communities, Australia (Ltd).
Healthcare Policies and Procedures – Australian Council on Health Care Standards.
Change and Career Transition Management.
Financial Skills for Non-Accountants – CPA Australia, Institute of Applied Education.
Substance Abuse screening, AIDS, HIV and HEP C Counselling and Case Management
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Drug and Alcohol Service Initiatives for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People. Drug and Alcohol Office, June 2003. (For internal dissemination only)
Paull, G. & Menon, P. (2003). Men’s Business – Men’s groups as self-help intervention. 11th Annual Rural and Remote Mental Health Conference.
Paull, G. & Menon, P. (2003). Secret Men’s Business – Enhancing the lives of men. 5th National Men’s and Boys’ Health Conference.
Paull, G. & Menon, P. (2003). When the Inner Child Knows. 5th National Men’s and Boys’ Health Conference.
Strategic Framework for Enhancing Access to Treatment and Support Services (2003 – 2005). Drug and Alcohol Office, June 2003.
Waiting Times For Clients Accessing Drug And Alcohol Services: A snapshot of waiting times for treatment programs provided by Drug and Alcohol Centers. Drug and Alcohol Office, July 2005.
Western Australian Diversion Program (Council of Australian Governments Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative): Progress Report 1 July to 31 December 2004. Drug and Alcohol Office, July 2005.
Western Australian Diversion Program (Council of Australian Governments Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative): Rockingham Court Diversion Programs – A Progress Review. Drug and Alcohol Office, August 2005.