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Dr Clint Gurtman is a clinical psychologist working in private practice, and a lecturer in the DPsych programs at Deakin. He assists in the teaching of professional skills to DPsych students and oversees a number of students on placement. Clint has a clinical interest in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, insomnia, addiction and menís mental health issues. He has also been formally trained as a forensic psychologist.
Pre-Clinical and Human Psychopharmacology
Addiction and Psychostimulant Abuse
Countermeasures for Sleep Loss
Member Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Registered with Psychology Board of Australia (Practice Endorsements in Clinical and Forensic Psychology)
Board Approved Supervisor (Registrar Supervisor Status for Clinical and Forensic Endorsement)
Gurtman, C.G., Morley, K.C., Li, K.M., Hunt, G.E. and McGregor I.S. (2002). Increased anxiety in rats after 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine: association with serotonin depletion. European Journal of Pharmacology. 446(1-3): 89-96
McGregor, I.S., Gurtman, C.G., Morley, K.C., Clemens, K.J., Blokland, A., Li, K.M., Cornish, J.L., Hunt, G.E. (2003). Increased anxiety and "depressive" symptoms months after MDMA ("ecstasy") in rats: drug-induced hyperthermia does not predict long-term outcomes. Psychopharmacology. 168(4): 465-74
Thompson, M.R., Li, K.M., Clemens, K.J., Gurtman, C.G., Hunt, G.E., Cornish, J.L and McGregor, I.S. (2004). Chronic Fluoxetine Treatment Partly Attenuates the Long-Term Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms Induced by MDMA ('Ecstasy') in Rats. Neuropsychopharmacology. 29: 694-704
McGregor, I.S., Morley, K.C., Gurtman, C.G., Hunt, G.E., Li, K., Duffield, H. (2002), Long term effects of MDMA ("ecstasy") on brain and behaviour in rats: possible modulation by 9-THC. Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society. 212
Gurtman, C.G., Broadbear, J. & Redman, J. (2006). The acute effects of modafinil on mood, self-assessment, driving simulator performance, and neuropsychological performance following sleep deprivation. Proceedings of the Australasian Professional Society of Alcohol and Other Drugs. 239
Gurtman, C.G., Broadbear, J.H, & Redman, J.R (2007). The effects of modafinil on driving and self-assessment of driving performance during sleep deprivation. European Neuropsychopharmacology. 17 (S4): S589-S590.
Gurtman, C.G., Broadbear, J.H, & Redman, J.R (2008). Effects of modafinil on simulator driving and self-assessment of driving following sleep deprivation. Human Psychopharmacology, Clinical and Experimental. 23(8): 681-92.
Gurtman, C.G, McNicol, R, & McGillivray, J. (2012). The Role of Personality in Insomnia. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies Congress, Geneva, Switzerland.