Trauma Clinic

Our Trauma Clinic specialises in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological trauma and associated mental health concerns.

Head of Clinic

Associate Professor James A Courtney

Research Lead: Dr Laura Jobson

Contact details and opening hours

9:00am to 4:30 pm every Wednesday, other days by arrangement

We seek to support

Individuals with trauma related mental health concerns, with specialist capacity for front-line emergency services workers who are exposed to traumatic events as a part of their work role including police, emergency ambulance paramedics, and firefighters.

Referral pathways

We accept referrals under a Medicare Mental Health Care Plan and Worksafe arrangements.
We also accept self-referrals.

Download the Turner Clinics Referral Form

Cost of service

Bulk billing for Medicare referrals and Worksafe.

Self-referrals: individual session fee $60 ($30 concession); assessment reports $600 ($300 concession).

Types of Assessment used

Individualised assessment comprising face-to-face clinical interviews and feedback. Clients are also asked to complete written and/or online questionnaires to assist with diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

Types of Treatment used

Our clinicians utilise a tailored combination of evidence-based trauma therapies including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), exposure therapy, and cognitive processing therapy.

Location of service and travel

Based within the Turner Psychology Clinics, Building 1, 270 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill VIC 3168.
Limited free parking is available in the "yellow" zones outside the Turner Psychology Clinics. Car park passes are available from the front reception desk. Please allow sufficient time prior to your appointment to collect a pass and park your car. Pay Parking is available in the commercial car park at 264 Ferntree Gully Road, next door to the Turner Psychology Clinics.