Higher Degree by Research Candidate
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.
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 —
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)
Date Title Institution name Country 2011 Approved Supervisor Psychology Board of Australia Australia
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