Dr Amanda Le Couteur

Amanda Le Couteur
Associate Professor
School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Amanda LeCouteur is Associate Professor, Psychology, at the University of Adelaide, Australia, where she teaches in the fields of gender, research methods and philosophy of science. She has published in the areas of racism, education, gender and health. She also has a long-standing interest in the field of elite achievement, and acts as a recruiting and development consultant in the Australian Football League. Her current research involves analysis of real-life interaction in contexts such as help-line, medical and counseling interactions.

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Dr Amanda Le Couteur

Amanda LeCouteur is Associate Professor, Psychology, at the University of Adelaide, Australia, where she teaches in the fields of gender, research methods and philosophy of science. She has published in the areas of racism, education, gender and health. She also has a long-standing interest in the field of elite achievement, and acts as a recruiting and development consultant in the Australian Football League. Her current research involves analysis of real-life interaction in contexts such as help-line, medical and counseling interactions.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2008 Associate Professor University of Adelaide

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
University of Adelaide Australia PhD

Keywords

Discourse and Pragmatics, Gender Psychology, Health Counselling, Sport and Exercise Psychology

Journals

Date Citation
2017 Le Couteur,A, Sutherland,O, Lamarre,A, Rice,,C, Hardt,L, 2017, New Sexism in Couple Therapy: A Discursive Analysis., Family Process, - 10.1111/famp.12292
2017 Feo,RR, Le Couteur,A, 2017, Dealing with third-party complaints on a men’s relationship-counselling helpline, Discourse Studies: an interdisciplinary journal for the study of text and talk, - 10.1177/1461445617691701
2015 Ekberg,K, Le Couteur,AJ, 2015, Clients' resistance to therapists' proposals:Managing epistemic and deontic status, Journal of Pragmatics, 90, 12-25 10.1016/j.pragma.2015.10.004
2014 Ekberg,K, Le Couteur,A, 2014, Co-implicating and re-shaping clients' suggestions for behavioural change in cognitive behavioural therapy practice, Qualitative Research in Psychology, 11, 1, 60-77 10.1080/14780887.2012.709917
2014 Ekberg,S, Lecouteur,A, 2014, Making arrangements in talk-in-interaction, Text and Talk, 34, 4, 377-400 10.1515/text-2014-0008
2014 O'Neill,K, Le Couteur,A, 2014, Naming the problem: a membership categorization analysis study of family therapy, Journal of Family Therapy, 36, 3, 268-286 10.1111/1467-6427.12008
2013 Booth,A, Le Couteur,A, Chur-Hansen,A, 2013, The impact of the desktop computer on rheumatologist-patient consultations, Clinical Rheumatology, 32, 3, 391-393 10.1007/s10067-012-2140-z
2013 Cosh,S, Crabb,S, Le Couteur,A, 2013, Elite athletes and retirement: identity, choice, and agency, Australian Journal of Psychology, 65, 2, 89-97 10.1111/j.1742-9536.2012.00060.x
2013 Ekberg,K, Le Couteur,A, 2013, Negotiating behavioural change: Therapists' proposal turns in cognitive behavioural therapy, Communication and Medicine, 9, 3, 229-239 10.1558/cam.v9i3.229
2013 Feo,R, Le Couteur,A, 2013, 'I Just Want to Talk': Establishing reason for call on a men's counselling helpline, Australian Feminist Studies, 28, 75, 65-80 10.1080/08164649.2012.759310
2013 Cosh,S, Le Couteur,A, Crabb,S, Kettler,L, 2013, Career transitions and identity: A discursive psychological approach to exploring athlete identity in retirement and the transition back into elite sport, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 5, 1, 21-42 10.1080/2159676X.2012.712987
2012 Cosh,S, Crabb,S, Le Couteur,A, Kettler,L, 2012, Accountability, monitoring and surveillance: Body regulation in elite sport, Journal of Health Psychology, 17, 4, 610-622 10.1177/1359105311417914
2011 Le Couteur,A, Feo,R, 2011, Real-time communication during play: Analysis of team-mates' talk and interaction, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 12, 2, 124-134 10.1016/j.psychsport.2010.07.003
2011 Le Couteur,A, Oxlad,M, 2011, Managing accountability for domestic violence: Identities, membership categories and morality in perpetrators’ talk, Feminism & Psychology, 21, 1, 5-28 10.1177/0959353510375406
2011 Ekberg,K, Le Couteur,A, 2011, 'Hypothetical active-voicing': Therapists 'modelling' of clients' future conversations in CBT interactions, Journal of Pragmatics, 43, 13, 3177-3192 10.1016/j.pragma.2011.06.002
2010 Hodgetts,K, Le Couteur,A, 2010, Gender and disadvantage in the Australian parliamentary inquiry into the education of boys, Feminism & Psychology, 20, 1, 73-93 10.1177/0959353509349601
2009 Augoustinos,M, Russin,A, Le Couteur,A, 2009, Representations of the stem-cell cloning fraud: from scientific breakthrough to managing the stake and interest of science, Public Understanding of Science, 18, 6, 687-703 10.1177/0963662508096777
2009 O'Keefe,M, Le Couteur,A, Miller,J, McGowan,U, 2009, The Colleague Development Program: A multidisciplinary program of peer observation partnerships, Medical Teacher, 31, 12, 1060-1065 10.3109/01421590903154424
2009 Crisp,G, Palmer,E, Turnbull,D, Nettelbeck,T, Ward,L, Le Couteur,A, Sarris,A, Strelan,P, Schneider,L, 2009, First year student expectations: Results from a university-wide student survey, Journal of University of Teaching & Learning Practice, 6, 1, 1-18
2008 Ekberg,K, Le Couteur,A, 2008, Modern racism in the media: constructions of 'the possibility of change' in accounts of two Australian 'riots', Discourse & Society, 19, 5, 667-687 10.1177/0957926508092248
2007 O'Doherty,K, Le Couteur,A, 2007, "Asylum seekers", "boat people" and "illegal immigrants": Social categorisation in the media, Australian Journal of Psychology, 59, 1, 1-12 10.1080/00049530600941685
2006 Crabb,S, Le Couteur,A, 2006, 'Fiona farewells her breasts': a popular magazine account of breast cancer prevention, Critical Public Health, 16, 1, 5-18 10.1080/09581590600601957
2004 McCann Mortimer,P, Augoustinos,M, Le Couteur,A, 2004, 'Race' and the Human Genome Project: constructions of scientific legitimacy, Discourse & Society, 15, 4, 409-432 10.1177/0957926504043707
2002 Augoustinos,M, Le Couteur,A, Soyland,J, 2002, Self-sufficient arguments in political rhetoric: constructing reconciliation and apologizing to the Stolen Generations, Discourse & Society, 13, 1, 105-142 10.1177/0957926502013001005
2001 Le Couteur,A, Augoustinos,M, 2001, Apologising to the stolen generations: Argument, rhetoric, and identity in public reasoning, Australian Psychologist, 36, 1, 51-61 10.1080/00050060108259631
2001 Le Couteur,A, Rapley,M, Augoustinos,M, 2001, 'This very difficult debate about Wik': Stake, voice and the management of category memberships in race politics, British Journal of Social Psychology, 40, Part 1, 35-57 10.1348/014466601164687
2001 Le Couteur,A, Delfabbro,P, 2001, Repertoires of teaching and learning: A comparison of university teachers and students using Q methodology, Higher Education, 42, 2, 205-235 10.1023/A:1017583516646
2000 Le Couteur,A, 2000, Book review: The Thin Woman: Feminism, Post-structuralism and the Social Psychology of Anorexia Nervosa, Critical Public Health, 10, 1, 89-93

Book Chapters

Date Citation
2016 Le Couteur,A, Cosh,S, 2016, Conversation Analysis in Sport and Exercise, Routledge, London, pp. 243-259
2007 Augoustinos,M, Le Couteur,A, Fogarty,K, 2007, Apologising-in-action: on saying 'sorry' to Indigenous Australians, Cambridge University Press, USA, pp. 88-103 10.1017/CBO9780511611216.005
2004 Augoustinos,M, Le Couteur,A, 2004, On whether to apologize to indigenous Australians - The denial of white guilt, Cambridge University Press, The Edinburgh Bldg, Cambridge CB2 2RU, UK, pp. 236-261
2001 Le Couteur,A, Augoustinos,M, 2001, The language of prejudice and racism, Sage Publishing/Sage Publications, 6 Bonhill St, London EC2A 4PU, England, pp. 215-230
2001 Le Couteur,A, 2001, On saying 'sorry': repertoires of apology to Australia's Stolen Generations, Continuum, The Tower Building, 11 York Rd, London SE1 7NX, pp. 146-158

Conference Papers

Date Citation
2015 Stothard,CF, Heyer,R, Le Couteur,A, 2015, Modeling Army's organizational capacity to learn: "One size does not fit all", Florey International Post Graduate Conference, Adelaide

Conference Items

Date Citation
2017 Le Couteur,AJ, Lopriore,S, Ekberg,K, Ekberg,S, 2017, “You’ll have to be my eyes and ears”: Accomplishing physical assessments on a health helpline, 15th International Pragmatics Conference, Belfast
2017 Le Couteur,AJ, Kaminski,J, 2017, Media Constructions of Homophobia in Australian Football, Eighth International Conference on Sport and Society, Imperial College London
2015 Feo,RR, Le Couteur,A, 2015, Dealing with third-party complaints and caller distress on a solution-focused helpline, 14th International Pragmatics Association Conference, Antwerp, Belgium

2017        Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Canada

The New Sexism: The Interactional Production and Management of Sexist Talk in Contemporary Psychotherapy

Insight Development Grant

 

2017-18  Law Foundation of South Australia

Communication assistance and partner reforms in the trial courts of South Australian State Courts.                            ($93,000)

                  (Caruso, Plater, Wade, Tooher, Merlin, & LeCouteur)

Ph.D. Students

2017                    Ms Phoebe Drioli- Phillips

                           Men’s Depression Online

2017                    Ms Olivia James

                           Social Connectedness in the Workplace

2015                    Ms Jasmin Sorrentino

                           Gender & Leadership

2014                    Ms Lindsay Cole

                           Interaction in the Antenatal Clinic

2014                    Mr Michael Lawless

                                         Constructions of Neuroplasticity in Dementia

2014                              Ms Christina Stothard         

    Organisational Learning Capacity in the Military

2013                              Ms Stefanie Lopriore

                                        Interaction on a Health Helpline

 

Masters Students

2017                     Ms Claire Jarrett         Debriefing following medical simulation training

2012                     Ms Wendy Wong       Organisational learning in the Australian Defence Force

Consulting/Advisories

Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country
2003 Port Adelaide Football Club Sports and recreation Australia
Position
Associate Professor
Phone
83135557
Fax
8313 3770
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Hughes Building
Room Number
5 10
Org Unit
Psychology

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