Michael Burge is Current Director of the Australian College of Trauma Treatment and has had over 25 years experience in psychology, counselling, education and training. He has been working clinically in the area of PTSD for approximately 20 years and he was responsible for setting up and supervising trauma response teams of psychologists through much of country Victoria. Michael has published extensively both nationally and internationally in the field of PTSD, with a particular focus on psychosocial issues affecting Vietnam Veterans and their families. He introduced PTSD treatment methods to most Melbourne Universities as guest Lecturer and in 1993 introduced short course, skills- based training for the treatment of PTSD into Australia.In the 2010 Australia Day Honours, Michael was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for service to psychology & the community for the development of training & treatment protocols for trauma.
Michael is former President of the Victorian Branch of the EMDR Association and former Victorian Chair of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and recent former Director, Board of Directors, of the APS. Michael's extensive CV can be viewed here