Lecturer/ Psychologist/ PTSD Researcher, Curtin University
Dr. Petra Skeffington holds an Honours Degree in Psychology from the University of Western Australia, a Master of Counselling from Murdoch University and a Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) and PhD from Curtin University. She currently practises as a Clinical Psychologist Registrar in Perth and is a sessional academic in the School of Health Professions at Murdoch University. Dr. Skeffington’s research experience includes PTSD, resilience to trauma, treatment of non-suicidal self injury, and OCD. Dr. Skeffington has worked extensively in the field of trauma, including treatment of PTSD and the impact of trauma on individuals, partners and families.
Aug 02, 2016 05:27 am UTC| Health
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