Training Services

The Emotions Clinic Australia is committed to excellence in Autism, Intellectual Disability and Mental Health, and has a 3 level training model: 


Level 1: Online Courses and workshops


Level 2: Individual and Group Supervision in Autism and Mental Health

Please contact Dr Belinda Ratcliffe on to discuss your individual needs


Level 3: Intensive Clinic Placement at either our Padstow or Hurstville Clinic (includes Level 1 and 2 training and supervision with Dr Belinda Ratcliffe)


Click here to make your  expression of interest for the Level 3: Intensive Clinic Placement experience for 2021.

Our Level 3 experience is suitable for Clinical Psychology Registrars and experienced Clinical Psychologists wanting to upskill in autism and mental health.


Research informs our practice across each Level, and we are committed to contributing back to inform and contribute to research also across each Level.

Training with Dr Belinda Ratcliffe



Dr Belinda Ratcliffe is highly sought after across Australia for her training in Autism, Intellectual Disability and Mental Health, for clinicians practicing in Health, Education and Disability settings.


As a University Lecturer, who has completed training in Adult Teaching and Learning at Western Sydney University, Dr Ratcliffe draws upon the best available research evidence and teaching practices. Belinda’s unique style brings this research to life with passion and enthusiasm, drawing upon over 20 years of clinical experience. Belinda aims to bring research to life for practicing clinicians, with ‘real life’ case examples and practical activities so participants are both inspired and armed with practical skills to immediately apply in their own clinical practice.


Dr Belinda Ratcliffe launced her Online School in 2020 and her flagship “Foundations in Autism for Mental Health Professionals” online course in now available.


Dr Belinda Ratcliffe is available for face-to-face and virtual training events for mental health professionals in health, disability and education settings.