Professor Richard Bryant
Professor Richard Bryant, BA (Hons), M Psychol, PhD, FAPS, FASSA is Group Leader of the Westmead Institute’s Traumatic Stress Group, which is part of its Brain Dynamics Centre. Richard Bryant is Scientia Professor of Psychology at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He is also an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow and Director of the Traumatic Stress Clinic at Westmead Hospital. He has published over 350 articles on trauma, anxiety, and treatment. His work has focused on the assessment and treatment of trauma reactions, as well as the cognitive and biological mechanisms underpinning traumatic stress. He is also studying the effects of complex trauma on clinical presentations, including those of refugees and torture survivors. He currently serves on the committee addressing Complex PTSD for both DSM-5 and ICD11. The Traumatic Stress Clinic provides cutting-edge, evidence-based treatments and undertakes world-class research for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and prolonged grief. The Clinic is an affiliation between a number of researchers, organisations and clinical psychologists, and is directed by Professor Richard Bryant. The Traumatic Stress Clinic is based at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research and the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.