Clinical Services - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Clinical Services

A range of clinical services are offered at the Thompson Institute for the Sunshine Coast community.

USC Psychology Clinic

The USC Psychology Clinic provides psychological services to adults, adolescents and children aged six and over in a caring and supportive environment.

This service is free of charge.

The clinic uses a a range of evidence-based therapies that have been demonstrated, through research, to effectively reduce psychological difficulties or distress for most clients.

This is a training clinic for Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Master of Professional Psychology programs.

Consultant Psychiatrist

Until further notice Dr Adem Can is unable to accept any new referrals outside of clinical trials.

Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Megan Dutton runs a specialised mental health clinic with a focus on long-term treatment for people with complex and persistent mental disorders.

Megan provides psychotherapeutic interventions using processes based on approaches from acceptance commitment therapy, motivational interviewing and mindfulness.

There is no charge to clients for this service and no session limits. However, this clinic has limited appointments available. A GP referral is required.

Phone: 07 5430 1191. Referrals can be sent to fax 07 3905 1887 or email  

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)

The TMS clinic specialises in treating treatment-resistant depression, showing good results for people who have tried at least two antidepressants but still have symptoms, or those who cannot tolerate other treatments.

TMS is safe, non-invasive and non-painful with treatment delivered daily for anywhere between four to six weeks. A psychiatrist referral letter is required.

Phone: 07 5430 1191. Referrals can be sent to fax 07 3905 1887 or email 

Other mental health services on the Sunshine Coast

Our iHelp app and digital tool, connects people to mental health support on the Sunshine Coast. iHelp is an initiative of our Alliance for Suicide Prevention community-based education, engagement and research program

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EMERALD wellbeing program

EMERALD is an evidence-driven program for adults experiencing early signs that their mental wellbeing needs proactive attention.

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Myndset youth program

Myndset is a free service for young people aged 12 to 25 with or at risk of developing a severe and complex mental illness. Our aim is functional recovery, with you in the driver’s seat.

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