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Professor Don Jefferys is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Psychology and works privately at The Melbourne Clinic where he brings an eclectic approach to treatment utilizing his background in Neuroscience.
Within the department, he has been involved in the supervision of graduate students in their research projects using his experience as a clinician and researcher. His clinical focus is a spectrum of psychiatric and non-psychiatric disorders their diagnosis, treatment and managing the impact they have on quality of life.
Participation in the supervision of 4th Year Graduate Diploma of Psychology Course.
Lecturing on Anxiety Disorders, Mood and Spectrum Disorders.
The Anxiety Disorders across the life span, specifically their neurobiology, treatment and long-term outcome.
The Mood Disorders with emphasis upon their neurobiology, treatment and long-term outcome.
The Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders Trichotillomania, Body Dysmorphic Disorder - their neurobiology and treatment.
Memory and its neurobiology
The hormonal regulation of the stress responses and its contribution to psychiatric diagnoses
The Aging Brain
Order of Australia (AM) 1999
Best oral and poster presentation.1st Meeting of European Endocrine Society, Copenhagen 1987
Certificate of Chief Commissioner of Police Victoria Highly Commended 1984
Australia Psychological Society (MAPS)
Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists
Australian Psychological Society Affiliate, College of Health Psychology
Victorian Psychological Society
Australian College of Educators - Life Membership (MACE)
Australian Neuroscience Society
Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria
Endocrine Society of Australia
Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria
The Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research
Alzheimers Australia Victoria
The Royal Society of Victoria
American Psychological Association (Affiliate)
Association for Psychological Science (USA)
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation (USA)
Tourettes Association of America
Society for Neuroscience (USA)
The Endocrine Society (USA)
New York Academy of Sciences
American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
The American Physiological Society
British Neuroscience Association
The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine (US
Public Lecture OCD Wellbeing Series, Reach Out Southern Mental Health
Public Lecture OCD - Geelong OCD and Anxiety Support Group, Geelong
Public Lecture Brain Health Jerilderie NSW
Radio Interview Triple J (ABC) Hoarding
Public Lecture Brain Health Doncaster Self Help Group, Doncaster
Radio Interview Fears and Phobias Adelaide Radio
TV Channel 9 Current Affairs Hoarding
TV Channel 7 Foxtel Crime shows - Hoarding
Jefferys D. Collaboration in the treatment of Mood, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and the Spectrum disorders Case studies. Clinical Controversies: Examining the Evidence. Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatry 2010
Burrows GD, Jefferys D, Moore K. The Treatment of Trichotillomania with Aripiprazole. CINP World Congress. Hong Kong (June) 2010
Burrows GD, Jefferys D, Moore K. The Treatment of Trichotillomania with Aripiprazole. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Annual Meeting. Melbourne. 2009
Jefferys D. The Anxiety Disorders. General Practitioners Meeting. Wellington New Zealand (Oct) 2009
Jefferys D. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and The Spectrum Disorders. General Practitioners Meeting. Wellington New Zealand (Oct) 2009