Jonathan Crichton

Jonathan Crichton
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Jonathan Crichton is visiting fellow in Psychiatry, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide, and senior lecturer in Applied Linguistics, program director of the Bachelor of Arts, and member of the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures (RCLC) at University of South Australia. He's also vice president of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia.

His academic background is in philosophy and linguistics and his research focuses on communication in professions and organisations, particularly in health settings. He's involved in projects with practitioners and clients in psychiatry, mental health and aged care that aim to enhance how language is used and understood at critical moments in people's lives.

He's series editor of Communicating in Professions and Organisations, and joint series editor of Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics and Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics, all with Palgrave Macmillan, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice.

His published books include Exploring Discourse in Context and in Action (2017), Communicating Risk (2016), Discourses of Trust (2013), Discourses of Deficit (2011), and The Discourse of Commercialisation (2010). Books under contract include Discourse and Explanation: Critical Moments in Health Communication, Palgrave Macmillan, and in preparation with Gillian Martin, Trinity College, Dublin, the Handbook of Intercultural Communication in Health Care, De Gruyter.

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Jonathan Crichton

Jonathan Crichton is visiting fellow in Psychiatry, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide, and senior lecturer in Applied Linguistics, program director of the Bachelor of Arts, and member of the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures (RCLC) at University of South Australia. He's also vice president of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia.

His academic background is in philosophy and linguistics and his research focuses on communication in professions and organisations, particularly in health settings. He's involved in projects with practitioners and clients in psychiatry, mental health and aged care that aim to enhance how language is used and understood at critical moments in people's lives.

He's series editor of Communicating in Professions and Organisations, and joint series editor of Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics and Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics, all with Palgrave Macmillan, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice.

His published books include Exploring Discourse in Context and in Action (2017), Communicating Risk (2016), Discourses of Trust (2013), Discourses of Deficit (2011), and The Discourse of Commercialisation (2010). Books under contract include Discourse and Explanation: Critical Moments in Health Communication, Palgrave Macmillan, and in preparation with Gillian Martin, Trinity College, Dublin, the Handbook of Intercultural Communication in Health Care, De Gruyter.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2014 Senior Lecturer University of South Australia, Adelaide
2004 Visiting Fellow University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Language Competencies

Language Competency
German

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
Macquarie University, Sydney Australia PhD
Macquarie University, Sydney Australia MA
University of York, York United Kingdom BA(Hons)

Journals

Year Citation
2011 Galletly, C. & Crichton, J. (2011). Accomplishments of the thought disordered person: A case study in psychiatrist-patient interaction. Medical Hypotheses, 77, 5, 900-904.
10.1016/j.mehy.2011.08.006
2010 Beckwith, A. & Crichton, J. (2010). The negotiation of the problem statement in cognitive behavioural therapy. Communication and Medicine, 7, 1, 23-32.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2012 Ash, D. & Crichton, J. (2012). Recovery based practice in acute psychosis - the current state of play, future directions. Biennial Schizophrenia International Research Conference.
10.1016/S0920-9964(12)70555-8
Campus
North Terrace
Org Unit
Medical Specialties

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