Associate Professor Stevenson


Associate Professor Stevenson has been in Psychiatric practice for over 38 years, working in adult and old age Psychiatry. Currently, Professor Stevenson is the Medical Director of an Older Adult inpatient Psychiatry unit as well as seeing outpatients for long-term Psychotherapy.
In addition to clinical work, Professor Stevenson has been involved in research into personality disorders, diagnosis, prevalence and outcome of Psychotherapy, for over 30 years. She has been on the board of the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders and has presented her research at international conferences as well as publishing in peer reviewed journals.
Associate Professor Stevenson has teaching commitments at the University of Sydney, both with Undergraduates and Postgraduates. She lectures and supervises Postgraduates in the Sydney University’s Master of Medicine program, which teaches Psychotherapy for victims of complex trauma.
Associate Professor Stevenson work also extends to teaching doctors in China, where Psychiatry is a fledgling specialty as well as community voluntary work with GPs and community case managers. Her main interests are with victims of trauma, personality disorders, older adults and dementia.