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Andrea Phelps

Associate Professor
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
humans
psychiatry
stress disorders, post-traumatic
veterans
adult
ptsd
male
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A/Prof

Andrea Phelps

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Trauma
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A/Prof

Andrea Phelps

 

Dr Andrea Phelps is the Deputy Director of Phoenix Australia. She has over 20 years of clinical experience in treating posttraumatic mental health problems.

Dr Phelps has led a number of major Phoenix Australia projects including the development of the Australian Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (2007, 2013). She was also the executive lead on the Trauma and Homelessness Consortium project, which developed a framework and practitioner workbook for trauma informed care in homelessness populations. Dr Phelps has consulted to a range of industry partners and government on research, service development and policy issues regarding organisational responses to psychological trauma. Industry partners include Tracksafe Foundation, state rail organisations, state police, fire and ambulance services; Government departments include Veterans’ Affairs, Defence, Health and Human Services, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, and Australian Transport Safety Bureau. Dr Phelps has also led research into innovative treatments for trauma populations, including the evaluation of an online early intervention “wellbeing toolbox” for military personnel with adjustment and subclinical problems, and imagery rehearsal therapy for posttraumatic nightmares.

Scholarly Works

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Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor

Psychiatry

Member

Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Member

Australian Psychological Society

Member

APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

La Trobe University

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

University of Tasmania

Bachelor of Arts

University of Tasmania