Jon Finch is a clinical psychologist specialising in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) providing CPT training for practitioners and counselling for people that have experienced trauma.

Dr Jon Finch Clinical Psychologist Trauma Specalist

Jon has over 15 years experience as a psychologist. He is a strong advocate for the use of evidence based therapy in the field of psychology. Early in his career as a psychologist he was trained in the use of prolonged exposure (PE) (which is also called imaginal exposure therapy) for PTSD.

In 2007 Jon trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD. In 2014 he travelled to America to complete training with the authors of the Cognitive Processing Therapy manual to reach Cognitive Processing Therapy Trainer status and to train other clinicians.

He has provided psychological support to people exposed to a wide range of traumatic events. He is experienced in treating soldiers, war veterans/peace keepers, police members, victims of assault, sexual assault and domestic violence, and those psychologically traumatised in motor vehicle accidents.

Jon also has extensive experience working with people experiencing depression, anxiety and adjustment disorders, and those suffering from substance use difficulties.

Jon works collaboratively and helps people build skills and knowledge to resolve problems.

Jon contributes to the Cognitive Processing Therapy website in Australia.

Professional Affiliations

  • Registered Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioners Registration Board (AHPRA) with area of practice endorsement in Clinical Psychology
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Member of the APS Clinical College (MAPS CCLIN)
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy Trainer/consultant
  • Registered Supervisor with AHPRA