One of the underlying concepts of Psychology that shapes the way in which Psychologists are regulated and governed within Australia is that of the Scientist-Practitioner approach to practice. The Scientist-Practitioner Model seeks to bridge two previously separate roles within Psychology, that of the researcher and clinician. From the first baby steps taken in your undergraduate studies, through to your professional development requirements, Psychologists in Australia are tasked with maintaining the analytical mind of the scientist alongside their interpersonal counseling skills. For some this presents as a more clinical (excuse the pun) appraisal of therapeutic alternatives and a deeper understanding of