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John Butters, BPsych PGDip Psych MPsych MRes Adv Dip Psychotherapy

John Butters is a Counselling Psychologist with specialist endorsement through AHPRA. He has worked as a psychologist since 1988, in both psychiatric and community health settings where he has coordinated DBT outpatient programs, provided individual psychotherapy and clinical supervision.

John has undergone training in psychodynamic psychotherapy - which has included a five-year intensive training in Self-Psychology. Between 2007 and 2012 he undertook advanced training in MBT (Mentalization Based Therapy) through the Anna Freud Centre (London) by Prof. Peter Fonagy and Dr Anthony Bateman and has a specific interest in this mode of treatment incorporated into his work.

He has taught a variety of short courses for training organisations and professional bodies including Think Education, Karitarne, AABCAP, CASPC, PDP, and PESI to name a few.

John is currently a clinical supervisor and clinician providing short- to long-term counselling and psychotherapy services in Pyrmont and Crows Nest, NSW providing treatment and supervision. He has specialist endorsement with AHPRA for counselling psychology.
Specialties: Short and long-term psychology support using a variety of evidence-based approaches including; CBT, DBT, MBT and psychodynamic therapies.
Lecturer and trainer in a number of core areas of discipline and supervisor of grad-students.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: John Butters receives compensation as a consultant. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: John Butters is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.