Clinical Psychologist, PsychMed South Australia Philip is a clinician with publications in the addiction and has made numerous presentations at conference around the world. He has a PhD with a thesis that encompassed Ethics, Conflict, Opioid Substitution and Health Law. He has worked in all areas of addiction treatment including gambling.

Drug Policy Around the World

This is a really interesting time for drug policy as jurisdictions around the world are implementing extreme and widely divergent approaches to recreational drug use that amount to an amazing series of social experiments in how to address drug problems. Portugal represents one end of a liberalization continuum. Since the early 2000’s they have approached…

Matrix Program

PsychMed has introduced the Matrix intensive outpatient methamphetamine treatment program to South Australia and was the first organisation to offer this program to the general public in Australia. The program originally developed in the US by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and has been described as the “Gold Standard” for methamphetamine…