Greg Turner has been a Registered Psychologist for over 20 years, specialising in transcultural mental health and refugee mental health for most of that time and is now in a rural private practice. Taking a population health approach Greg has focused on the social determinants of mental health and ill-health in refugees in resettlement and he supports place-based and community driven initiatives.
Career highlights include:
- Education & Development Coordinator, Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre, Queensland Health (1999-2007) and State-Wide Liaison & Policy Coordinator (2007-2013).
- Foundation Member of the Executive of Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (2011-2013)
- Adjunct Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, (2007-2016)
- Consultant Psychologist in part-time private practice (1998- 2003 and 2015-2018) Owner / Principal Consultant, Global Community Consulting (1998-present)
- Completion of a Certificate in Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery through the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma (2011-12)
- Consultant, Rural and Remote Mental Health (2016-present)
- 2017 Churchill Fellow, refugee mental health in resettlement
- Psychologist in part-time rural practice (2018-present)