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Brooke Packham

Brooke Packham
School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Brooke Packham is a Clinical Senior Psychologist at Country Health SA Local Health Network. She provides clinical services to the Integrated Mental Health Service in the South East region of South Australia and specialises in group-based Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training.
Ms Packham's main research interests include innovative approaches to the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, regional and rural mental health and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. In 2012, Ms Packham led the development of a unique Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training service for regional mental health consumers. The program was a finalist in the SA Health Awards 2013 and won a Country Health SA Award in 2018. Ms Packham is currently undertaking a PhD examining the impacts of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training for Borderline Personality Disorder on symptomology, quality of life, client satisfaction and health services usage.

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Brooke Packham

Brooke Packham is a Clinical Senior Psychologist at Country Health SA Local Health Network. She provides clinical services to the Integrated Mental Health Service in the South East region of South Australia and specialises in group-based Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training.
Ms Packham's main research interests include innovative approaches to the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, regional and rural mental health and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. In 2012, Ms Packham led the development of a unique Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training service for regional mental health consumers. The program was a finalist in the SA Health Awards 2013 and won a Country Health SA Award in 2018. Ms Packham is currently undertaking a PhD examining the impacts of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training for Borderline Personality Disorder on symptomology, quality of life, client satisfaction and health services usage.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2013 Clinical Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide, Adelaide
2011 Clinical Senior Psychologist Country Health SA Local Health Network
2009 - 2011 Clinical Psychologist Country Health SA Local Health Network
2008 - 2008 Adjunct Teaching Fellow Bond University, Robina
2008 - 2008 Locum Psychologist Southport Hospital

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
2018 Award Country Health SA Awards 2018 - Winner, Person Centred Award Country Health SA Australia
2013 Nomination SA Health Awards Finalist SA Health Australia

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
Bond University, Robina Australia Master of Psychology (Clinical)
Bond University, Robina Australia Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours)
University of South Australia, Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Psychology
University of South Australia, Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts (Journalism)

Certifications

Date Title Institution name Country
2011 Approved Supervisor Psychology Board of Australia Australia

Research Interests

Consulting/Advisories

Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country
2013 - 2015 SA Health Statewide Psychology Advisory Group Health services and related Australia
2010 - 2013 Country Allied Health Advisory Group Health services and related Australia

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