Lauren Hanafin

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Lauren Hanafin

Associate, Positive Behaviour Support Lauren joined the team at Prag Consulting having completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology and having worked with children as a nanny, for a number of years. Lauren enjoys working with children and is passionate about supporting their goals and developmental needs.  She enjoys working from a positive behaviour support framework

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Belinda Xagremenakos, AASW

Social Worker; Associate, Positive Behavioural Support Belinda is an Associate at Prag Consulting with previous work experience as a NDIS Specialist Support Coordinator, where she gained particular experience supporting individuals and families with complex needs, including in forensic disability and criminal justice.  Prior to this, she has experience facilitating carer support programs at ERMHA and

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Carsten de Jong

Associate, Positive Behaviour Support Carsten joined the team at Prag Consulting in early 2021, having worked for three years as a Disability Support Worker providing individualised services to people with complex needs (including forensic disability and complex behaviour issues). Carsten has a passion for working therapeutically with individuals who have complex psychosocial support needs and

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Kaye Swan

Associate, Positive Behaviour Support Kaye has worked in the disability and child protection sectors for a number of years in therapeutic support roles.  She has experience working with parents of young children through mindfulness-based therapeutic approaches and the principles of attachment theory.   She enjoys working with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and has

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Meagan McLean

Meagan joined the team at Prag Consulting with experience in therapeutic person-centered support roles, alongside adults and youth with complex psychosocial presentations. Meagan is a creative and compassionate practitioner who has a keen interest in understanding each person’s unique circumstances and targeting her support with the aim of empowering individuals to reach their optimal capacity.

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Steph Ganegoda, AASW

Associate, Positive Behaviour Support Stephanie is an associate of Prag Consulting. She enjoys working with individuals of all ages from a Positive Behaviour Support approach. She is passionate about supporting mental health needs and creating an inclusive space where everyone feels safe and confident to be themselves and achieve their personal goals. Stephanie embraces diversity and

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Katherine Howells, PhD

Associate, Positive Behaviour Support Katherine joined Prag Consulting in mid-2020.  She has worked with children across a range of abilities for several years, including as a behaviour interventionist.  She has also worked in a research setting, with a particular focus on neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood and as a university tutor in an undergraduate child and

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Gabriela Bica

Provisional Psychologist Associate, Positive Behaviour Support Gabriela (Gabi) joined Prag Consulting in early 2020, having worked previously as an ABA therapist and behaviour support practitioner.    She has also worked in not-for-profit enterprises supporting young people with diverse backgrounds and abilities to develop employment skills. Gabi has supported young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability,

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Rebecca Ryan

Advanced Associate, Positive Behaviour Support Rebecca commenced at Prag Consulting in August 2021, having worked for the past four years as a positive behaviour support practitioner and lead authorised program officer.   She has over 25 years of experience in the disability field having also worked in case management, support coordination and project roles. Rebecca always

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Tracey Fink

Advanced Associate, Positive Behaviour Support Tracey has worked in the Disability Sector for 30 years, beginning with aiding Integration for students with a disability into mainstream secondary college.   She began working at the then Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in 1995 in Disability Accommodation Services and spent 18 years as a House Supervisor

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