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I am a practicing clinical psychologist, with a focus on evidence-based assessment and treatment. My research is informed by my clinical work, and my clinical work is informed by my research.

I teach on the Clinical Masters postgraduate coursework program and primarily run clinical trials on improving access to, and outcomes of, mental health interventions for youth.

Research interests

- Increasing access to effective treatments for anxiety & related emotional problems in youth using technology. 

- Improving outcomes of anxiety treatments in youth. Projects include developing and evaluating a novel intervention for children with social anxiety, developing assessment methods to identify individuals that may not respond as well as others to standard treatment programs.

- Improving engagement and motivation for treatment in order to enhance outcomes.

- Evaluating interventions in real-world settings for example community health, schools, clinical practice.

Research student supervision

I supervise Masters level and HDR students studying a range of topics in clinical psychology, including

- developing or improving measures/assessment, 

- understanding therapy processes related to symptom improvement

- predictors of outcome and matching clients to therapy

- experimental studies investigating social anxiety in youth


Masters of Clinical Psychology

- PSYC995 Course Convenor

- PSYC998 Guest Lecturer

Research engagement

I work with a number of universities and organisations

- Royal Far West

- LaTrobe University

- Aarhus University, Denmark

- University of Bergen, Norway

- Child and Youth Mental Health Services

Surrey and Borders NHS Mental HealthFoundation Trust, UK


I am a member of the Local Organising Committee for the upcoming International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) Conference in Auckland New Zealand 13-15 February 2019.

Community engagement

- I conduct professional training on the Cool Kids and Cool Little Kids programs.

- I regularly present community seminars on anxiety amongst pre-school and primary school children.

- I have appeared on Channel 7 Daily Edition and The Morning Show.


Professional Memberships and Clinical Registrations

I am a member of the Australian Psychological Society, Australian Association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Anxiety Practitioners Network.

I am a registered Clinicial Psychologist PSY0001642431.

I am a Psychology Board of Australia Approved Clinical Supervisor.


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