Stuart has a Bachelor of Arts, BA Hons, and PhD in Psychology. He holds Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency accreditation as a Registered Psychologist and a Sport & Exercise Psychologist, is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and the Australian Association of Psychologists, and is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society College of Sport and Exercise Psychology. He is a Board approved supervisor for trainee psychologists.
Stuart has over 25 years experience in hospitals, universities, community mental health, rehabilitation, corporate services, and private practice. He has worked for the South Australian Sports Institute, the ACT Academy of Sport, and the Australian Institute of Sport, and was Assistant Professor in Psychology at University of Canberra. Additional to his private practice, Stuart is currently a psychologist at the University of Canberra Medical and Counselling Centre. He is an internationally recognized researcher with over 50 scientific publications.
Stuart specializes in Cognitive and Behavioural approaches to therapy, including Cognitive Therapy, Behavioural Therapy, CBT, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.