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Professor Trevor Waring AM

Clinical Psychologist, Chancellor and Conjoint Professor of Psychology at The University of Newcastle
Trevor Waring

Professor Waring is a clinical psychologist with 40 years experience working in mental health. He is a Conjoint Professor of Psychology at the University of Newcastle where he is also the Chancellor. He is currently the Chair of the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and member of the Hunter New England District Health Board. He has been a Director of the Australian Psychological Society, was President of the NSW Psychologists Registration Board and Chair of the National Council of Psychologists Registration Boards for 14 years.

Professor Waring’s clinical experience includes 17 years as a clinical psychologist in outpatient psychiatric services and 12 years as Director of the Hunter Institute of Mental Health and Deputy Director of the Hunter Centre for Mental Health Studies. He has also been in private practice for 30 years and was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2004 for his work in mental health and psychology. He has recently been awarded the Australian Psychological Society’s 2011 President’s Award for Distinguished Service to Psychology in Australia.

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