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Jason Tan
Clinical Psychologist

Jason Tan BPsych(Hons), DClinPsych/MSc, MACPA
Registration Number: PSY0001624803
Medicare Provider Number: 4532791A

Jason specialises in the assessment and treatment of anxiety, depressive and substance-related disorders in adolescents and adults. He also sees adolescents and adults with emotion regulation difficulties, chronic pain, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He uses a number of evidence-based psychological treatments: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Schema Therapy.

Jason completed his clinical training at Wesley Hospital Kogarah and Wesley Hospital Ashfield, the St George Hospital Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, and the St Vincent\'s Hospital General Adult Mental Health Service. Upon qualifying as a clinical psychologist, Jason worked at the Program for Early Intervention and Prevention of Disability, a specialist service of the St Vincent\'s Hospital Mental Health Service that provides a range of interventions for adolescents and young adults experiencing a recent onset of psychosis or an anxiety or mood disorder. In addition to his days at the practice, Jason currently works in two other roles: at the Canterbury Community Mental Health Service, where he assesses, manages and treats adults with severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and at the Melanoma Institute Australia, where he provides psychological assessment and treatment to melanoma patients.

Jason completed a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours and a combined Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Master of Science at the University of Sydney. He conducted his research theses in the area of health psychology, examining the influence of cognitive styles on chemotherapy-related fatigue, and exploring psychosocial impact, coping and adjustment in high-risk melanoma patients and carers. Jason is a full member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association. He has worked at the Clinical Psychology Centre since 2012.

Publications

Tan, J. D., Butow, P. N., Boyle, F. M., Saw, R. P. M., & Oreilly, A. J. (2014). A qualitative assessment of impact, coping and adjustment in high-risk melanoma patients and caregivers. Melanoma Research, 24, 252-260.