ANU Psychology Clinic

The ANU Psychology Clinic is a centre for clinical practice & research in psychology. Our aim is to provide the highest standards in psychological assessment and treatment in a professional, responsive and caring environment.

The ANU Psychology Clinic is open for intakes for adult clients (aged 18+), child clients (aged 3-11) and for cognitive assessment (aged 6 and over).

Group programs:

  •  Working with Emotions adult group. Thursdays 4pm-6pm,                                       28th July – 15th September 2022.
  •  Emotion Detectives child group. Wednesdays 3.45pm-5.45pm,                              27th July   - 14th September 2022.
  •  Groups 4 Health group.                                                                                                  Beginning approx. 25th July 2022 (dates to be confirmed).​

 

Clinical services

The ANU Psychology Clinic is a training, treatment and research centre offering specialised psychological services to the community. The clinic provides assessment, counselling and therapy for adults and children / families who may be experiencing emotional or behavioural problems including anxiety, fears and phobias, depression, stress, and coping with health conditions (i.e., sleep, pain). Therapy is provided individually or within groups, is time limited and centred around evidence based best practices.

As we are a training facility we are not equipped to assist individuals with complex and chronic mental health difficulties.

The ANU Clinic is also currently offering group programs for:

Adults

  • Working with Emotions Group (PDF 12KB): An 8 week program designed to benefit individuals struggling with intense emotions such as sadness, anger, and guilt.
  • Social Success Group: An 8 week group program designed to benefit individuals struggling with social anxiety and shyness.
  • Sleep Group: A 5 week group program designed to benefit individuals who have sleep issues (i.e., insomnia).
  • Groups 4 Health: A 5 session program designed to strengthen social connection and build supportive social networks. Meet people with similar experiences in a safe and supportive environment. Groups 4 Health is part of a research project and you are eligible to participate if you have social anxiety or experience feelings of fear, anxiety, or discomfort in social situations. Groups will commence approx. 25th July 2022 and run through the rest of the year. If you would like to get involved, please contact the research team (email: groups4health@anu.edu.au; phone: +61 493 427 723).

Children

  • Emotion Detectives Group (PDF 95KB): An 8 week program for children aged 7-12 who experience emotional difficulties or distressing feelings. The structure of the group involves both child and parent participation. 

For more information about the groups, please contact the clinic.

Clinic therapists

The clinic is staffed by clinical psychologists and provisional psychologists. All clinic staff are fully registered with the Psychology Board of Australia. The clinical psychologists are board-endorsed clinical supervisors who oversee the provisional psychologists clinical practice whilst they are providing services in the clinic.

Provisional psychologists have already completed at least four years of training in psychology and are now undertaking specialist training in clinical psychology. Provisional psychologists are skilled in assessment and therapy. 

Privacy & Confidentiality

For more information on how the ANU Psychology Clinic manages privacy and confidentiality, please review our privacy policy (PDF 226KB).

If you have any questions please contact the clinic.