Dr. Stephen Spencer (PhD) is EquiEnergy Youth’s Co-Founder and Clinical Director. He has worked extensively in the areas of acute adult, child and adolescent mental health. Stephen is passionate about the health and well-being of young people. He has made this his life’s work and is recognised as a leader in this field by his peers. His clinical experience includes Paediatric Consultation Liaison Services and Clinical Nurse Education. Stephen has been a Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA) trainer since 2006. He is also trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Psychosis in Young People. Stephen is a current member of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.