Professor Nixon has been involved in the research and treatment of PTSD and it’s co-occurring problems for over 20 years. He regularly provides training and supervision in evidence-based therapies for PTSD. This has included community mental health services and victim agencies, as well as Open Arms (formerly Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service) and the Australian Defence Force. At Flinders he leads a group of psychologists and provisional psychologists who specialise in helping individuals recover from trauma.
Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne (2013 – current)
South Australian Young Tall Poppy Award, Australian Institute of Policy Science (2007)
Tracy Goodall Early Career Award, Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (2005)
Co-Deputy Director, Flinders University Institute for Mental Health and Wellbeing
Director of the Clinical Psychology Program (Master of Psychology [Clinical] and PhD [Clinical Psychology])
Director of the Posttraumatic Stress Clinic
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