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