Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Dr Ruth ArmstrongDr Ruth Armstrong has many years experience and extensive skills in providing psychological assessments and interventions for children, young people and adults.

She has a specialist interest in the assessment and treatment of those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Dr Armstrong is an accredited consultant (EMDRAA) in the the use of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for PTSD. Click here to view her profile.

She is trained and experienced in the use of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for other conditions, for example, anxiety and depression. 

She has worked extensively with survivors of childhood adversity and abuse, as well as adult misfortune such as motor vehicle accidents. 

Dr Armstrong works with serving and ex military personnel with mental health issues. 

She also specialises in providing assessments of cognitive ability (IQ) including the diagnosis of Learning Disability/Intellectual Impairment, and specific learning disabilities such as reading disorders.

Over the years, Dr Armstrong has developed her expertise in providing medical-legal assessments and reports for a range of cases, including capacity to give testimony, pre-sentence reports and extradition cases.

Her consulting rooms are located on Chevron Island, Surfers Paradise, where there is good parking available (free for 2 hours in Thomas Drive, for 4 hours behind the clinic).

Click here to view her Psychology Today profile