Gregory Riddett - Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Resilience Coach
- Bachelor of Social Work (Honours, Sociology Major)
- Member – Australian Association of Social Workers
- Member – Australian Men’s Health Forum
Areas of Special Interest:
- Family/Domestic Violence; (including Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender) and civil/social
- Adolescent Self-Harm
- Pre court assessment and treatment of behavioural issues (includes appeals)
- Court mandated behaviour change e.g.; criminal and child protection
- Anger deconstruction and prevention
- Biographical debriefing
- Complex bio-psychosocial issues
- Psychosomatic Illnesses
- Chemical Sensitivity
- Emotionally reactive behaviour
For over three decades, Gregory Riddett has worked in both Health and Welfare and earned international recognition for his work in the field of understanding how Emotions dictate Choice and Behaviour. Gregory’s work in this area culminated in him being invited to London England in 2008 for the Launch of Dame Carol Black’s Review of the health of Britain’s working age population, “Working for a Healthier Tomorrow”. Gregory has a Bachelor of Social Work (Hons), is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Clinical Health Sociologist, Medicare and EAP Provider.
Gregory has studied conventional western and eastern approaches to understand human behaviour and behaviour change at the level of Arhatic Yogi. Gregory is an Accredited Stillness Meditation Therapy (SMT®) Teacher and Practitioner. Gregory is a socially conscious individual, social interpreter and mentor to those who wish to transform their lives by understanding the power of their emotions and their thoughts.
Gregory regularly presents at health and mental health conferences in Australia and overseas. In addition he has lectured at university level on the Power of Emotions and Counselling. He has written several approaches and theories used in counselling and psychotherapy. The two most notable are Emotional Choice Theory© and Biographical Debriefing©. Gregory has both written and delivered anti-violence training to staff employed in both federal and state government health and welfare agencies. In addition Gregory has a strong interest in and extensive experience working with both victims and perpetrators of family violence.
Days available: Monday - Thursday & Saturday. After hour appointments available.