This week’s guest Lieutenant Colonel Jacqueline Costello was commissioned into the Australian Army in 2002 and has undertaken a diverse range of clinical, organisational, operational, command and staff appointments during her service.
Jacqueline holds a Masters in Organisational Psychology and currently leads the Human Performance Optimisation team at Headquarters Forces Command. She has served as the Officer-in-Charge of the Australian Defence Force Centre for Mental Health, as the Senior Psychologist in the Commander’s Advisory Group at Headquarters Forces Command and prior to her current appointment, as the Commanding Officer of the 1st Psychology Unit.
Jacqueline has dedicated her career to best practice, innovation, and leadership in military psychology; she is passionate about ensuring that those who serve on the frontline, in garrison and deployed on operations, are supported to do so with purpose and dignity.
Stay tuned as Jacqueline delves into her personal experience in the Australian Army integrating general health and wellbeing plans into the frontline workforce.