Dr Leah Stuckings

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Leah Stuckings BA(Hons) DClinPsych MAPS FCCLP is a Clinical Psychologist based on the Sunshine Coast. Dr Stuckings obtained her Doctor of Clinical Psychology from James Cook University in 2008 and holds full registration to the Psychologists Board of Australia. She runs a busy clinical practice on the Sunshine Coast and was formerly a lecturer and Clinical Supervisor at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Dr Stuckings has over 20 years experience in the diagnosis and treatment of adult mental illness incorporating psychological assessment, psychometric testing and mental state examination. She has extensive experience in medico-legal report writing – having prepared reports for personal injury, criminal, immigration, employment and family law matters, and countless reviews of Job Capacity Assessments for disability support pension matters – and particularly over the past ten years relating to sexual abuse matters, for civil claims and criminal compensation redress schemes, as well as as a treatment-provider.

In addition to her expertise relating to institutional abuse matters, Dr Stuckings is highly skilled in:
  • assessing work capacity of people with psychiatric conditions;
  • disentangling complex causation issues, including regarding post-incident alcohol- or drug-abuse; and
  • identifying specific phobias (eg., driving or traffic phobias post-accident), and mood conditions and anxiety conditions (eg., depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, adjustment disorders).

Dr Stuckings completed Psychiatric Impairment Rating Scale (PIRS) training in 2015 and is qualified to provide assessments of impairment for Queensland injuries matters.

Outside her clinical and medico-legal work, Dr Stuckings enjoys tennis, yoga and spending time with her family.

To make a booking or for more information, please call 1300 INT MED.


Locations for Dr Leah Stuckings's exams

11 Abbotsford Road
Bowen Hills QLD 4006
Level 2 Ocean Central
Corner Ocean Street and Duporth Avenue
Maroochydore QLD 4558