Ian works as a psychologist, family therapist, facilitator, and trainer in Wollongong (80 km south of Sydney). He is a relative newcomer to response-based practise and he is interested in how to best develop skill (his own and that of other professionals) in this type of work.
Christine is a mature woman, a mum and a passionate advocate for protecting children. She was a victim of child-sexualised assault and understands first hand how the quality of social responses makes a difference for people. She is interested in how professional responses in law, in child protection, and in theory can be improved and in response-based ideas.