Doug Shaw

Manager Grampians Therapeutic Community

Doug joined Windana in February 2022 and brings a breadth of experience from social work, community, human services and tertiary education sectors. His previous roles in community and human services sectors have overseen autonomous and independent state-wide management projects, providing direct and pastoral support to 600 staff, 300 carers and 1000 clients, as well as intensive clinical work in the mental health / alcohol and other drugs sector.

Doug has recently completed a research project in philosophy, examining how different existentialist schools of thought may have an impact on how an individual subjectively and phenomenological view their own mental health, and is incorporating this into his practice.