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Dr Sturrock is a clinical psychologist who works in private practice in Melbourne, Australia. She is a scientist-practitioner who has over 15-years of experience working and/or studying in the area of mental health, and has been trained in various forms of psychological therapy with a strong influence on the provision of CBT. She is also a Board Approved Supervisor to training psychologists.

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Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)

Position statement from Dr Sturrock: I believe that the key to human suffering is the perception that we are alone or somehow inherently different from others, and through connection and compassion we can grow to understand that we are all sharing of the human experience. I stand for the essential balance in life, as Jung quoted “Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.”

Medicare rebate with a GP referral, Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA), TAC, WorkSafe, and Bulk Billing services available. 

Dr Sturrock is a practitioner in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health problems. She uses feedback-informed evidence-based treatment, which is tailored to the individual client. She also provides assessment and report writing for psycho-legal reports. Dr Sturrock has been trained to treat a range of emotional, interpersonal, and mental health problems including: Anxiety & Phobias, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Eating Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Vision Impairment and other chronic health conditions, Personality Disorders, Sleep Disorders, and Parenting Difficulties. She takes a patient-centered and non-judgemental/supportive approach to treatment.

New practice in Richmond!

New rooms

Dr Sturrock’s new rooms will be at 30 Thomas St, Richmond VIC 3121

Dr Sturrock will have new rooms as of the 1st December 2017 – a beautiful Victorian Terrace. Reminders will be sent out to all clients prior to their appointments at the new practice. The rooms may also be available for use by suitable practitioners upon enquiry.  Easy public transport access. 2 hour parking is available for clients close to rooms. Parking is also available at Richmond shopping centre.

Conferences 2017

Dr Sturrock presenting at the WCBCT 2016 Conference Dr Sturrock has been awarded the Harold Mitchell Foundation Postdoctorate Travel Fellowship to attend Vision 2017 in Amsterdam in June-July.

Dr Sturrock presented on changes in depressive symptoms in people who have vision loss who receive vision rehabilitation services. Notably, the conference was opened by Princess Margriet of the Netherlands. Dr Sturrock uses her knowledge of coping, quality-of-life, and well-being in vision impairment, from her research at The Centre for Eye Research Australia, to inform the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in this population. She was also awarded 3rd place in the Next Generation Award for the conference for excellence in oral presentation.

Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are. It solely relies on what you think. — Buddha

Latest Article

“Radically accept” – Am I ready for this?

The term “radical acceptance” is a concept that can be easily understood by clients, but more difficult to put into practice. The concept is not new; however, has risen in popularity as a result of the development of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) in the early 1990s. Marsha Linehan, theorist and clinician, describes radical acceptance as […]

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