Prof. Ashley Craig

Clinical Psychologist,
BSc (Hons; UNSW), PhD (UNSW), Honorary Doctorate, Sydney Medical School, Sydney University

Client Group

18+ yrs

Areas

Depressive Disorder
Anxiety Disorder
Fatigue and Pain

Professor Craig is a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience who commenced working at READ Clinic in 2007.

Professor Craig is a clinical psychologist and has been involved in clinical work over the past 25 years in varied clinical contexts. He was Head, Department of Clinical Psychology, Prince Henry Hospital in 1985/86, and he has been an Honorary Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry, Royal North Shore Hospital in the 1990’s.  Prof. Craig has specialised in treating secondary conditions such as depressive mood, anxiety, fatigue and pain in people with traumatic neurological disorders including spinal cord injury and brain injury. He has also spent many years treating stuttering, a neurological based fluency/communication disorder in children and adults.

Prof. Craig co-authored the NSW State Spinal Cord Injury Service Psycho-social Rehabilitation Guidelines in 2008, recently launched (October, 2009) for the NSW State SCI Service by the NSW Governor, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, AC.  Prof. Craig is experienced in a wide range of psychological and health based therapies including the cognitive behaviour and mindfulness therapies, trauma counselling, brief psychotherapies, family based therapies, biofeedback and interpersonal therapies. Prof. Craig performs psychiatric mental health and medico-legal assessments including diagnostic assessments, psychometric assessments, and the psychological impacts of injury and disease.

Prof. Craig’s areas of interest are:

  • major depressive disorder
  • generalised anxiety disorder
  • fatigue and pain (including spinal cord injury and brain injury)
  • panic disorder
  • eating disorders
  • agoraphobia
  • post traumatic stress disorder
  • social phobias
  • adjustment disorders, including disorders with co-morbid chronic pain and fatigue

Dr.Craig works: Tue 9:00am – 5:00pm

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