Tony Merritt

Clinical Psychologist

Tony Merritt

Tony has practiced as a clinical psychologist for approximately 25 years. He has extensive experience working in public and private hospitals, and in private practice. His interests include chronic pain and injuries, clinical health psychology, anxiety, stress, drug and alcohol problems, and working with high performing individuals.

For ten years Tony was responsible for the clinical psychology programme at the Pain Management Centre at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. During this time, he also worked as part of Eastern Suburbs Pain Clinic and Randwick. He now runs Sydney Pain Centres, the largest private pain management service in NSW.

In private practice Tony works with a wide range of clients from young people with sporting injuries to senior executives. He has worked with athletes from amateur to olympic level, with sporting associations such as NSWRL Players Association, and with professional and amateur national sporting teams. Tony also works with senior managers and executives from a number of Australian companies including airlines, law firms, emergency services and universities. His experience means that he can help people with problems ranging from stress and anxiety, to helping adjust and recover from injuries, through to severe addictions and other major mental health issues.

Tony is an Associate Lecturer in the Schools of Psychology at The University of New South Wales, the University of Western Sydney and the Australian Catholic University, where he teaches in the Master of Clinical Psychology programmes. He is also Clinical Associate in the Departments of Psychology at The University of New South Wales, Macquarie University and The University of Sydney, and regularly supervises intern and registered clinical psychologists. He also is a past member of the National Executive of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists.

Tony has presented at national and international conferences and run workshops for clinicians and government agencies. He has written several book chapters on chronic pain and is the recipient of several research grants. He is also a trainer with the Black Dog Institute where he runs workshops as part of their professional development programmes.

For all bookings and enquiries, please call:

Sydney Clinical Psychology
Suite 211, RPA Medical Centre
100 Carillon Avenue
Newtown, NSW 2042

Tel: (02) 9517 1764
Fax: (02) 9517 1832


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