Dynamic Psychotherapy

Dynamic Psychotherapy is a Melbourne Psychology Practice with an ISTDP focus

Julie Cochrane | ISTDP Therapist


Julie Cochrane

Practice Director | Clinical Psychologist

BA Soc Sc, Grad Dip Psych, Grad Dip Parent & Infant Mental Health, M Clin Psych, MAPS, FCCLP

Julie Cochrane is a senior clinical psychologist who focuses on ISTDP in her private practice, aiming for not only symptom relief but deep and lasting change. Julie is also trained in Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Prolonged Exposure, and Mindfulness.

She is a warm and empathic ISTDP therapist who works collaboratively with the individual seeking help, to develop a deep understanding of what is driving emotional suffering and to tailor therapy for specific goals and change. Julie works with individuals experiencing a range of emotional issues and has a particular interest in working with PTSD, depression including treatment-resistant depression, grief, and people experiencing emotionally-based physical conditions including chronic pain.

Julie Cochrane is that rare therapist who combines presence, empathic attunement and active engagement with highly refined skills designed to assess and treat a wide variety of patients effectively and efficiently. In addition to her superb clinical skills, she is a talented teacher and supervisor.   With her extensive training in Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, an empirically validated treatment for a wide variety of emotional and psychological disorders, she is at the forefront of the field. Whether you are a patient seeking treatment or a therapist searching for top notch training, you will be well served to contact Julie Cochrane.”

Patricia Coughlin PhD, Clinical Psychologist
Author of “Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy” “Maximising Effectiveness in
Dynamic Psychotherapy” and (co-authored with David Malan) “Lives Transformed”.

Areas of Interest

  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks
  • Grief
  • Relationships
  • Anger management
  • Somatisation and emotionally-based physical conditions
  • Self esteem issues

Types of Therapy

  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Mindfulness

Rebates and Registrations

  • Medicare rebates (learn more here)
  • Private health insurance rebates (learn more here)
  • Australian Psychology Society (APS)
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

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