Who are we ?

We are Brad desmond & associates.

Brad Desmond & Associates was founded in 2005 by psychologists Brad & Anastasia Desmond.


Our team

Brad Desmondis an internationally recognised psychologist, professional development consultant and certified trainer.
Brad has an extensive background in helping organisations to implement staff development strategies to create a culture of positive leadership and workplace wellbeing. His work has won numerous awards including the prize for ‘best forum paper’ at the 2015 APS 11th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference in Melbourne. He has also been an invited plenary speaker, most recently at the 2016 International Conference on Positive Psychology and CBT in Philadelphia, USA.
Brad is a member of the editorial board of the ‘Positive Psychology Program’ based in the Netherlands. He is also a member of the Positive Psychology Interest Group at the University of Melbourne and the International Positive Psychology Association.

Anastasia Sagris-Desmond is a psychologist and training facilitator who has 20 years’ experience providing counselling and workplace training. Anastasia has a Masters’ degree in Counselling Psychology as well as a Diploma of Educational Psychology and a Certificate IV in training and assessment. She has worked with individuals and organisations to facilitate positive psychological and organisational change. Anastasia has combined her counselling expertise successfully with her training work in the areas of Positive Psychology, wellbeing, resilience and self-care. Anastasia is an engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining trainer who enjoys working with groups toward lasting change.