Heather Foster is an Australian psychologist whose current research interests are in the use of non-verbal methods of exploration in psychology. Heather received a PhD from the University of Wollongong for research that explored women’s changing lives as they experienced menopause. She has applied personal construct psychology in clinical, academic and research areas. She has published internationally, was an editor (with Peter Caputi and Linda Viney) of Personal Construct Psychology: New ideas, Chichester: Wiley, 2006, and has presented papers in relation to her research interests at both psychological and medical conferences. Heather draws on a wide background in psychology and vocational education and training. After a career in performing arts, she worked for many years in the Australian vocational and education training system. Her roles included psychologist, teacher, curriculum supervisor, policy officer, and manager, and included writing, editing and managing the production of educational publications.
9th July 2010 workshop titled Using contrasting images as an assessment tool within a personal construct framework