M.Ed., B.A. (Psych), Grad.Dip.App.Psych, Cert IV Assessment & Workplace Training
Michael Longhurst is a consulting psychologist experienced across a wide range of organisational functions. His expertise includes sales management, staff selection, managing learning/development units, training needs analysis, recruitment and career transition, and staff/client seminar construction and delivery. He is an experienced facilitator of team-building and development programs based on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.
Michael is one of Australia’s leading experts in the area of adjustment to retirement and has run numerous seminars for those who have either retired or are considering retirement. In July 2000, Hodder-Headline Australia released Michael’s book “The Beginner’s Guide to Retirement” which is based on his psychological research with 200 Australian retirees. The research examined why some retirees thrive in retirement while others become depressed or anxious. The book was released in the UK in 2001.
Michael has sat on numerous committees of large commercial organisations and government regulatory bodies such as the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the Investments and Financial Services Association (IFSA), and the Financial Planning Association of Australia.