Guy is a Registered Psychologist with 25 years experience working in special education. Guy has held roles as a social worker in Special Residential Schools, he has taught living skills to multi-impaired adults at the Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, worked closely with children and families at the Canterbury Autistic Association, on the Child and Family Psychiatric Ward at Christchurch Public Hospital, and at IHC. Guy spent several years as a classroom teacher, and was a Special Education Adviser and Psychologist in the Ministry of Education’s severe behaviour strand working closely with schools and students. Guy is a trained Incredible Years Parenting Programme facilitator and has run successful parenting groups over several years.
Guy has a Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Psychology and a Masters degree in Educational Psychology from Massey University. Guy also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health (with Credit) from the University of Otago’s Clinical School of Psychological Medicine, specialising in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and a teaching diploma. Guy is a NZ Registered Psychologist with the NZ Psychologist Registration Board and a member of the New Zealand Psychological Society.
Guy is an excellent public speaker having presented to both small and large groups in seminars at schools, pre-schools and at conferences. As a child psychologist Guy is especially interested in child and adolescent behaviour, parent-child interaction therapy, child development, psychometric assessment, neuro-sequential therapy, and classroom management.