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PTSD treatment programs for veterans and serving personnel

There are programmes funded by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs throughout Australia. Based in hospitals and community facilities, the programmes have been accredited by ACPMH to provide high quality treatment for veterans, and former serving members of the ADF with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related problems.

Click on any state below for further information on PTSD treatment programs available.

New South Wales

St John of God Hospital, Richmond

177 Grose Vale Road
NORTH RICHMOND NSW 2754

TEL: (02) 4570 6100
FREE CALL: 1800 808 339
FAX: (02) 4571 1552
email: info.richmond@sjog.org.au

Clinical Director: Dr Levinia Schmidtman
Program Coordinator: Jae Lee

Wesley Hospital – Ashfield
Treatment Program for Veterans’ Service-Related Trauma

91 Milton Street
ASHFIELD NSW 2131

TEL: 1300 924 522
Email: hospitalashfield@wesleymission.org.au

Website: http://www.wesleymission.org.au

Wesley Hospital – Kogarah
Treatment Program for Veterans’ Service-Related Trauma

7 Blake Street
KOGARAH NSW 2217

TEL: 1300 924 522
Email: hospitalkogarah@wesleymission.org.au

Website: http://www.wesleymission.org.au

Northern Territory

At this time, there are no PTSD programs accredited in the Northern Territory.

Inquiries regarding veterans who reside in the Northern Territory should be made initially to the VVCS - Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service in Darwin on (08) 8927 9411 or to Daw Park Hospital in Adelaide on (08) 8276 9666.

Queensland

Greenslopes Private Hospital

Newdegate Street
GREENSLOPES QLD 4120

TEL: (07) 3394 7111
FAX: (07) 3394 7322
Website: www.gph.ramsayhealth.com.au

Clinical Director: Dr John Gibson
Program Coordinator: Anne Wilkie wilkiea@ramsayhealth.com.au

Mater Health Services (Townsville)

21-37 Fulham Road
PIMLICO QLD 4812

TEL: (07) 4727 4187
FAX: (07) 4755 0801

Please note this is a non-residential program, however out of town residents are booked into a nearby motel.

Contact: Jane Keast jane.keast@matertsv.org.au

Toowong Private Hospital

Day Treatment Services
496 Milton Road
PO Box 822
TOOWONG QLD 4066

TEL: (07) 3721 8055
FAX: (07) 3721 8054
Email: tph@toowongprivatehospital.com.au
Website: www.toowongprivatehospital.com.au

Clinical Director: Dr Andrew Khoo tph@toowongprivatehospital.com.au
Program Coordinator: Karen Young kareny@toowongprivatehospital.com.au

South Australia

Daw Park Repatriation General Hospital

Daws Road
DAW PARK SA 5041

TEL: (08) 8275 1621
FAX: (08) 8277 8267
Website: www.rgh.sa.gov.au

Clinical Director: Dr Linda McCarthy linda.mccarthy@rgh.sa.gov.au
Program Coordinator: Judith Fuller judith.fuller@rgh.sa.gov.au

Victoria

Psychological Tramua Recovery Service
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital

300 Waterdale Road
WEST HEIDELBERG VIC 3081

TEL: (03) 9496 4138
FAX: (03) 9496 2418
Email: michael.mooney@austin.org.au
Website: http://www.austin.org.au

Clinical Director: Dr David Kruse
Program Coordinator: Michael Mooney
Intake Coordinator: Tilly Crozier

The Geelong Clinic

98 Townsend Road
ST ALBANS PARK 3219

TEL: (03) 5240 0700
FAX: (03) 5248 4852
Email: tgc@healthscope.com.au

Website: http://www.healthscope.com.au

Clinical Director: Dr Edmond van Ammers
Program Coordinator: Valya Bazalicki
Valya.Bazalicki@healthscope.com.au

Western Australia

Hollywood Clinic

95 Monash Avenue
NEDLANDS WA 6009

TEL: (08) 9346 6801
FAX: (08) 9346 6829

Clinical Director: Dr Winston Chiu
Program Coordinator: Jonathon Picton pictonj@ramsayhealth.com.au
Website: http://www.ramsayhealth.com.au

The Marian Centre
Trauma Recovery Program

187 Cambridge Street
WEMBLEY WA 6014

TEL: (08) 9380 4999

Centre Therapy Manager – Lyn Purdue
Email reception@themariancentre.com.au
Website: www.themariancentre.com.au/