Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
I am a Clinically and Forensically endorsed psychologist with an interest in assisting women participating in infertility treatment. My research project is focused on developing an ACT program, with Clinical Hypnosis to improve the mental health, well being, and pregnancy rates of these women. I also hope to investigate the effectiveness of facilitating this program face to face compared to delivery in an online format.
As part of my PhD, I have completed a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis entitled: Group psychological interventions for wellbeing in women undertaking fertility treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. This review has been registered with Prospero: CRD42020171956 and the manuscript has been submitted for review.
My supervisors are Dr. Melissa Oxlad (University of Adelaide) and Dr. Talitha Best (Central Queensland University).
I also work in Private Practice providing clinical intervention, clinical hypnosis and group treatment (Mindfulness).
Date Position Institution name 2009 - 2014 Principal Clinician Department for Correctional Services SA 2009 - ongoing Psychologist Mind Your Body 2008 - 2010 Manager Drug and Alcohol Services, SA 2006 - 2008 Psychologist Courts Administration Authority
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 1999 - 2003 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychology
Date Title Institution Country 2004 - 2006 Master of Psychology (Forensic) University of South Australia Australia
Date Title Institution name Country — Graduate Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis South Australian Society of Hypnosis
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