Monique Toohey Managing Director and Principal Psychologist founded Nasihah Consulting Group – Northern Psychology Clinic in 2005.
She is one of Australia’s leading cross-cultural psychologists and is a thought leader in the area of cultural intelligence and culture and psychology. She is a Lecturer in the Master of Clinical Counselling course at the Australian Catholic University in Cross-cultural counselling and sits on the Australian Psychological Societies’ Psychology and Culture Interest Group committee.
She has a special interest in the role of faith, mental health and wellbeing and has worked with over 40 Australian Muslim organisations and is the President elect of the Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA), which coordinates a range of Interfaith conferences and anti-racism interfaith education initiatives in schools for students and teachers.
She has been seen on ABC TV Hungry Beast, Lateline, featured in The Australian, The Age, The Herald-Sun, ABC & 3AW radio, 2016 Melbourne Writer’s Festival and recently delivered the 2017 Tasmanian Annual Peace Trust Lecture. Monique has a number of publications, including the book Without You: Rising Above the impact of an abusive relationship