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

Service:

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.