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General enquiries

Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience – Thompson Institute reception
Tel: +61 7 5430 1191

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USC Psychology Clinic enquiries
Tel: +61 7 5459 4514

Street address

Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience – Thompson Institute
Ground Floor, 12 Innovation Parkway
Birtinya, QLD, 4575

Postal address

Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience – Thompson Institute (ML59)
Locked Bag 4

Key contacts

PEER Centre
Ground Floor, 12 Innovation Parkway, Britinya
Open hours: By appointment only

Our people

Higher Degree Researchers 
Name Project title Program Year Research area
Michelle Kennedy Combating Anxiousness for Learning Minds: the CALM study. PhD Commenced 2018 Youth Mental Health
Dash Sacks The longitudinal implications of structural connectivity in adolescence: Determining how white matter changes relate to the onset of mental disorder. PhD Commenced 2019 Youth Mental Health
Daniel Jamieson  Looking at how decreased sleep in adolescents changes the brain. PhD  Commenced 2019  Youth Mental Health 
Glenn Holmes

Gatekeeper Training, Engagement, and Retention: Optimisation of a Community Suicide Prevention Intervention for the Health and Wellbeing of Gatekeepers and Beneficiaries.

PhD Commenced 2018 Suicide Prevention
Helen Hall Intergenerational Transmission: Examining the relationship between parental mental health and corresponding child development PhD Commenced 2019 Youth Mental Health
Bryan Peck An evaluation of a Surf Therapy Intervention on Neurobiology and Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Australian Veterans. PhD Commenced 2018 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Cyrana Gallay Transcranial magnetic stimulation and oral ketamine combination for post-traumatic stress disorder (TMS-OK for PTSD). PhD Commenced 2018 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Daisy Atwell

The role of diffusion weighted imaging in radiation therapy treatment planning and dose escalation of mucosal primary head and neck cancer.




Radiation Oncology
Charlotte Jones

Real-time fMRI neurofeedback; a feasibility study in police officers with post-traumatic stress disorder

PhD Commenced 2019 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 
Katelyn Cahill

Feasibility of using Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging to guide salivary gland sparing Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer patients.

PhD Commenced 2019 Radiation Therapy
Amanda Boyes

Project title: Neurobiological markers for resilience in early adolescence: Developing phenotypes using measures of wellbeing, psychological distress, brain structure and chemistry

PhD Commence 2020 YMH