Professor Jeff Young

Professor Jeff Young (PhD) is the Director of The Bouverie Centre.

He is a clinical psychologist and family therapist. Jeff has an interest in responsive and contextually compassionate health services. He has contributed to the development of Single Session Therapy and reflecting teams, understanding blame and conceptualizing change in chronic conditions. Jeff developed No Bullshit Therapy which combines honesty and directness with warmth and care.

Jeff has been the President of the Victorian Association of Family Therapists, President of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy (ANZJFT) and member of the Dulwich Newsletter editorial committee.

Jeff was awarded the Anita Morawetz Research Prize in 2007 for his work supporting drought counsellors across Victoria, for which he received his PhD in 2011. He was also presented with the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy Award for Distinguished Contributions to Family Therapy in 2017.

View Jeff's research profile.