Researcher biography

Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology with a research interest in how groups and communities can influence mental health and wellbeing of adults of all ages. AHPRA registered clinical psychologist and supervisor with 20+ years practice experience in adult mental health and addiction treatment services. Developer of Tuned In program (music listening based emotion regulation program for young people); Groups 4 Belonging program (addressing loneliness in people recovering from addiction); and Sharper Minds (stepped care package for monitoring and early intervention of university students' mental health).

Course Convenor:

PSYC7291 Cognitive Behaviour Therapies for Adults

PSYC7261 Addiction Science and Practice


Editor in Chief, Behaviour Change

QLD Representative, Australasian Professional Society for Alcohol and Drugs (APSAD) national council

National Executive committee, Australian Music & Psychology Society (AMPS)

Member, Arts Health Network QLD (AHNQ) committee.