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Welcome to the Cairnmillar Institute. We are a not for profit organisation and a registered health promotion charity. For almost 60 years Cairnmillar has provided psychological services at their clinics in Hawthorn, Highpoint, Healesville and Whittlesea. Cairnmillar also offers professional short courses and higher education programs through their School of Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy

Enrolments Now Open for 2018

2018 Course Guide


The School has developed an outstanding teaching program and an excellent reputation for the education of psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors.
The high quality of our courses means that our graduates obtain the highest possible standards.

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At Cairnmillar’s psychology clinic, we offer quality affordable counselling sessions with highly recommended psychologists.
Our Psychologists aim to provide cost-effective therapy to clients understanding that engagement with therapy requires an extended personal and financial investment.

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The Short Course Centre plays an important role in enhancing the contribution that Cairnmillar make to the psychological health of the community.

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Our targeted community programs, partnerships, volunteers and alumni help us to support our mission to improve the mental health and wellbeing of our broader community.

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Open Night and Information Evenings

Our information evenings provide an opportunity to talk directly to our staff, current students, and alumni to help you to make an informed decision about our courses.

Graduation Booklet – 2018

A welcome to country by a Wurundjeri elder marked the beginning of a stellar night of awards, achievements, and celebrations, at our recent graduation ceremony. Click here to view a copy of the booklet.

June Goodminds Newsletter

Read about the Governor opening our new building, narcissism, mind games, and how to make a Librarian smile. Click on the attachment to read our latest news, featuring these stories and much more.

Mid-year Intake and Open Night

This APAC accredited program is currently accepting applications for the Mid-year 2018 intake. Register your attendance for our Open Night and apply now to start in July 2018.