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Thompson Institute

Transforming lives through mental health research, training and treatment

Trusted. Trailblazing.

UniSC’s Thompson Institute addresses society’s most pressing mental health issues. We integrate world-class research, clinical services and education under one roof, because it enables fast translation of research breakthroughs into practice. Everything we do is underpinned by neuroscience. This uncovers promising new insights into mental health and how it is linked to our brain structure and function.

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Study mental health and neuroscience

Gain a postgraduate qualification in one year

100% online self-paced

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Study mental health and neuroscience

Gain a postgraduate qualification in one year

100% online self-paced

Find out more

Our integrated programs

Research at the Thompson Institute

The unique integration of research areas supports fast translation of research breakthroughs into practice.

Education and training

High-quality education for post-graduate students, higher degree researchers, and the community.

Clinical Services

Mental health services informed by the latest evidence.

Latest news

Brain changes could predict mental distress in first year of high school
15 Jan

By looking closely at the brain, we may be able to identify which first-year high school students are more prone to psychological distress, new research has found.

Global PTSD and neuroscience expert to lead Thompson Institute
30 Oct 2023

A clinical psychologist rated as one of the world’s top experts in trauma and stress-related disorders has been appointed to lead the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Thompson Institute and its new National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Centre.

Meet our team

Get to know the people transforming lives through mental health research, training and treatment.

 


Contact Thompson Institute

Phone: +61 7 5430 1191

Email: thompsoninstitute@usc.edu.au

Visit: 12 Innovation Parkway, Birtinya, Queensland

We've started construction of the National PTSD Centre at UniSC's Thompson Institute. This is great news, but it means onsite parking is restricted for the duration of the project. If you are visiting us and have not been asked to park onsite, please allow extra time for locating on-street parking before your appointment.

Postal address

Thompson Institute (ML59), UniSC
PO Box 5280
SUNSHINE COAST MAIL CENTRE  QLD  4560
AUSTRALIA

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