Kim Felmingham is Chair of Clinical Psychology at the School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne. She is a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist, who specialises in the field of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Her research examines the neural and biological mechanisms associated with PTSD and the treatment of PTSD, including emotional memory consolidation, fear conditioning and extinction, and neural and genetic predictors of treatment response.
Professor Felmingham has published extensively in clinical, neuroimaging, memory, hormonal and psychophysiological fields with over 95 publications. She also has over 15 years of experience working as a clinical psychologist with traumatized individuals, including those with complex clinical presentations and a history of childhood trauma. Recently, she has focused on identifying the impact of early childhood trauma on emotional, neural and psychological functioning.