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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  • 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

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  • 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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