Associate Professor Andrea Phelps is the Deputy Director of Phoenix Australia – Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. She has over 20 years of clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of posttraumatic mental health problems and was responsible for the accreditation of PTSD treatment programs for veterans across Australia for many years.
At Phoenix Australia, Andrea leads a number of major projects including the current Australian Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Complex PTSD. She has also consulted to a range of Government departments and industry partners on research, service development and policy issues regarding organisational responses to psychological trauma. Government departments include WorkSafe Victoria, Veterans’ Affairs, Defence, Health and Human Services, Australian Border Force, Australian Federal Police; industry partners include state police, fire, ambulance and rail services.