Anxiety Treatment in Australia

What is the study about?

The purpose of this study is to investigate Australian Psychologists' use of different therapeutic components in the treatment of anxiety disorders, (including obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder). Further, we are investigating a clinician’s training background and perceived barriers to implementing treatment for anxiety disorders.

Who is eligible to participate in this study?

Participants must be over 18 years old, who have regular access to the internet. Participants must also work in Australia, be registered as a psychologist with AHPRA (general or with an area of practice endorsement), and have treated a client for an anxiety disorder within the past 12 months). Participants must also be willing to provide their provider identification number to verify their identity.

Do participants get paid for participating in this study?

This study involves a 30-minute survey. Participants who complete the survey have the option to provide their email at the end of the survey to enter a draw to win one of 10 $150 vouchers.

Who can I contact about this study?

If you have any questions or concerns, or would like to know more about the study, please email or

Read more about BSL

The Behavioural Sciences Laboratory (BSL) is led by Professor Melissa Norberg at Macquarie University.