The Management Committee oversees the operation and practices of the IAAN
Dr Roger Mysliweic
Dr Roger Mysliwiec, NZMC, DKPM, PBANZ, NZAP, MIAAN(Cert), is a specialist in psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy and resides in Auckland, New Zealand.
Dr Mysliwiec was trained in Germany as a medical doctor before qualifying as a specialist in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy. He has over the past 30 years specialised in the treatment of eating disorders and has been the Clinical Director of the public Regional Eating Disorders Service in Auckland from 1999 until 2014 and has since co-founded the specialist outpatient New Zealand Eating Disorders Clinic (NZEDC). He has been in private practice for the past 25 years providing psychotherapy and supervision, trained in Hakomi Mindfulness Centered Somatic Psychotherapy, and for many years has had a strong interest to integrate the findings of neuroscience into treatment.
He has been on the Executive of the Australian New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders (ANZAED) between 2005 and 2011 and was the convenor of their 2010 Conference in Auckland. He has been passionate about the field of neuroscience and neuropsychotherapy for many years and is honoured and excited to provide leadership and work with like-minded people in the IAAN.
Grad Dip (Psych) BA(Hons) Semitic Languages BD M(Prof) Studies
Paul Potgieter is a Senior Psychologist at Nutricula Psychology, providing psychological services to private clients, and the resources industry. He has over 20 years’ experience in dealing and treating people who have experienced different forms of mental illness and trauma. He specialises in couples and relationship counselling and training. He recently received international recognition for his research in the connection between neuroscience and safety at work.
He holds a Post Grad Dip in Psychology, an honours degree in Semitic Languages and a Masters degree in business.
Paul is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the International Association of Applied Neuroscience.
Daren Wilson the Director of Clear View Psychology Services in Sydney and has worked as a psychologist in Disability Services, The Australian Army (Psychology Corps), Department of Veteran Affairs and as a principal consultant for over 28 years. He completed his MA in Applied Sport Psychology in 1997.
During his career he has served as a UN Peacemaker / keeper in Somalia, Rwanda and East Timor (Timor-Leste). These experiences, working extensively in personal crisis, disasters, trauma reprocessing, elite sport performance and advanced CBT interventions, have enabled him to support those traumatised in the Thredbo Landslide, Blackhawk Disaster, Glenbrook Train Disaster, MPs returning from East Timor, and others in the Australian Intelligence and Special Forces. Additionally he has assisted in formulating Australian Defence Force Psychology policies / best practice, Veteran Lifestyle Adjustment Residential Programs, Indian Ocean tsunami, Fire & Rescue NSW, bush fire community support counselling and pain management treatment programs (Concord Hospital study) for injured workers.
Dr David Collins
Management Committee Member
Dr David Collins is a doctoral trained clinical psychologist who has worked with young people for over a decade. David developed BRAiNgro, a neuroscience based whole of school wellbeing program currently being implemented in schools across Australia. David has worked in a variety of settings in public mental health, been an honorary research fellow with the University of Melbourne, and has been involved in local and international research collaborations developing treatment programs for a range of psychological difficulties.
In addition to his private practice, David has trained teachers, psychologists, and counsellors in the neuroscience of young brains.
Management Committee Member
Registered counsellor with International Association of Counsellors.