For the past five years he has divided his time between working in the education system as
a School Psychologist and counselling in private practice.
Jair is passionate about working alongside young people and their families to help them
overcome difficulties in a more constructive way, moving forward to rich and fulfilling lives.
He believes that by reaching out to our communities with models like The Resilience
Doughnut we can empower people for positive change.

Jair works primarily from a Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and
Commitment Therapy (ACT) perspective, having completed accredited training with Dr Russ
Harris, CBT Australia, The Beck Institute, and The Albert Ellis Institute. As a public speaker,
he has experience presenting to large and small groups, with audiences of young people,
their parents, and fellow education and health professionals. He is also an accredited trainer
in the 1-2-3 Magic and Emotion Coaching (Parenting strategies with children 2-12) program.