Kathryn Collins

Kathryn Collins

School of Psychology

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Kathryn Collins B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Psych. MAPS. CCLIN CHEALTH.

Kathryn Collins is Co-Director of Psychology, Central Adelaide Health Network, past Co-Chair of the State-wide Psychology Advisory group (SA Health) and a member of the national psycho-oncology research co-operative. She is a registered Clinical Psychologist with endorsement in both clinical and health areas of specialist practice. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and of the College of Clinical Psychologists (Treasurer) and the College of Health Psychologists. She holds Senior Clinical lectureship status with the University of Adelaide and has supervised and conducted research in the areas of health and clinical psychology, with her primary research interests being management of chronic disease and psycho oncology).

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2014 Co-Director, Psychology Central Adelaide Local Health Network
    2014 Director Kathryn Collins Psychology
    2008 - 2017 Clinical Lecturer University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2008 - 2014 Co-Director, Psychology Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
    2008 - 2014 Senior Clinical Psychologist Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
    2006 - 2008 Senior Project Officer Central Northern Adelaide Health Service
    2005 - 2006 Senior Clinical Psychologist Eastern Community Mental Health Service
    2002 - 2003 Senior Project Officer Department of Human Services
    2001 - 2002 Acting Team Leader Eastern Community Mental Health Service
    1999 - 2001 Senior Clinical Psychologist Eastern Community Mental Health Services
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    1994 Flinders University, Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    1997 Master of Psychology (Clinical) Flinders University, Adelaide Australia
  • Research Interests

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2020 Lores, T., Goess, C., Mikocka-Walus, A., Collins, K. L., Burke, A. L., Chur-Hansen, A., . . . Andrews, J. M. (2020). Integrated Psychological Care Reduces Healthcare Costs at a Hospital-Based Inflammatory Bowel Disease Service.. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.
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    2019 Lores, T., Goess, C., Mikocka-Walus, A., Collins, K. L., Burke, A. L., Chur-Hansen, A., . . . Andrews, J. M. (2019). Integrated psychological care is needed, welcomed and effective in ambulatory Inflammatory Bowel Disease management: Evaluation of a new initiative.. Journal of Crohn's & colitis, 13(7), 819-827.
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    2015 Small, E., Burke, A., & Collins, K. (2015). An investigation of psychology staffing in Australian metropolitan acute public hospitals. Australian Psychologist, 50(1), 86-94.
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    2011 Urbaniec, O., Collins, K., Denson, L., & Whitford, H. (2011). Gynecological cancer survivors: Assessment of psychological distress and unmet supportive care needs. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 29(5), 534-551.
    DOI Scopus45 WoS44 Europe PMC34
    1997 Collins, K., Luszcz, M., Lawson, M., & Keeves, J. (1997). Everyday Problem Solving in Elderly Women: Contributions of Residence, Perceived Control, and Age. The Gerontologist, 37(3), 293-302.
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  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2015 Collins, K. L., & Burke, A. (2015). Psychology staffing in Australian metropolitan acute public hospitals.. In Program of the 11th National Allied Health Conference. Melbourne.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2019 Baranoff, J., Saranapala, M., Burke, A. L., Collins, K., & Torpy, D. (2019). Acceptability, credibility, and effectiveness of group-based cognitive behavioral stress management (CBSM) during diet-induced weight loss. Poster session presented at the meeting of 'Applying New Solutions in Health Psychology’ 2019 APS College of Health Psychologists Conference. Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg, South Australia.
    2019 Shannahan, L., Le Leu, R., Bennett, P., Chur-Hansen, A., Burke, A. L., Collins, K., . . . Jesudason, S. (2019). Patient Reported Outcome Measures Over the First Three Months of Dialysis: Interim Results from the Multidisciplinary Assessment at Dialysis Entry (MADE) Study. Poster session presented at the meeting of ISN World Congress of Nephrology. Melbourne, Victoria.
    2018 Lores, T., Goess, C., Hrycek, C., Grafton, R., Hughes, J., Cronin, L., . . . Andrews, J. (2018). Psychological care is needed and welcomed by patients with inflammatory bowel disease under routine care. Poster session presented at the meeting of JOURNAL OF CROHNS & COLITIS. OXFORD UNIV PRESS.
    2017 Lores, T., Goess, C., Hrycek, C., Grafton, R., Hughes, J., Cronin, L., . . . Andrews, J. (2017). Clinical correlates of mental health issues in outpatients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease in routine care. Poster session presented at the meeting of European Crohn’s & Colitis Organisation’s 12th World Congress. Barcelona, Spain.
    2017 Lores, T., Goess, C., Hrycek, C., Grafton, R., Hughes, J., Cronin, L., . . . Andrews, J. (2017). Mental health issues and healthcare utilisation in outpatients with inflammatory bowel disease. Poster session presented at the meeting of JOURNAL OF CROHNS & COLITIS. OXFORD UNIV PRESS.
    2017 Lores, T., Goess, C., Hrycek, C., Grafton, R., Hughes, J., Cronin, L., . . . Andrews, J. (2017). Integrated psychological care in outpatients with inflammatory bowel disease. Poster session presented at the meeting of JOURNAL OF CROHNS & COLITIS. OXFORD UNIV PRESS.
    2017 Lores, T., Goess, C., Hrycek, C., Grafton, R., Hughes, J., Cronin, L., . . . Andrews, J. (2017). Integrating psychological support into routine care for people with inflammatory bowel disease. Poster session presented at the meeting of JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY. WILEY.
    2016 Lores, T., Goess, C., Grafton, R., Hughes, J., Cronin, L., Mikocka-Walus, A., . . . Andrews, J. (2016). What is the need for, and acceptability of, routine, integrated psychological care in an established inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) service? Early data from a new initiative in clinical IBD care. Poster session presented at the meeting of JOURNAL OF CROHNS & COLITIS. OXFORD UNIV PRESS.
    2016 Lores, T., Goess, C., Grafton, R., Hughes, J., Cronin, L., Mikocka-Walus, A., . . . Andrews, J. M. (2016). Routine psychological care in IBD outpatients: early data from a new initiative. Poster session presented at the meeting of 11th Congress of ECCO. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    2016 Whitford, H. S., Hughes, J., Collins, K., & Denson, L. (2016). Testing a single screening subscale from the fear of cancer recurrence inventory in gynecological cancer survivors. Poster session presented at the meeting of QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH. SPRINGER.
    2014 Hughes, J., Whitford, H., Collins, K., & Denson, L. (2014). Predicting fear of cancer recurrence in gynaecological cancer survivors. Poster session presented at the meeting of Abstracts of the 2014 World Cancer Congress, as published in Asia-Pacific Journal Of Clinical Oncology. Melbourne, Vic.: Wiley.
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    2014 Whitford, H., Bond, M., & Collins, K. (2014). Aging and the existential: spiritual wellbeing, quality of life, and psychological morbidity in older adult cancer survivors. Poster session presented at the meeting of Asia-Pacific Journal Of Clinical Oncology. Melbourne, Vic.: Wiley.
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    2013 Schilds, L., Denson, L., Collins, K. L., & Whitford, H. (2013). The lived experience of palliative care nurses: a mixed methods study of mindfulness, self-compassion, and personal domains. Poster session presented at the meeting of 11th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference. Adelaide, Australia.
    2013 Schilds, L., Denson, L., Collins, K. L., & Whitford, H. (2013). Palliative care nurses coping strategies, distress, mindfulness, self-compassion and use of their personal domains.. Poster session presented at the meeting of 13th European Congress of Psychology. Stockholm, Sweden.
    2012 Whitford, H. S., Denson, L. A., Bond, M. J., & Collins, K. L. (2012). THE CLASSIFICATION OF MOBILE (CELL) PHONE USE AS A POSSIBLE CARCINOGEN: INVESTIGATING READINESS FOR POSITIVE BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE IN YOUNG PEOPLE. Poster session presented at the meeting of ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY. WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2010 mikocka-Walus, A. A., Bond, M., Holloway, R. H., Burke, A. L. J., Collins, K., Blackshaw, L. A., . . . Andrews, J. A. (2010). Does Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Improve Outcomes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Poster session presented at the meeting of European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation, 5th ECCO Congress, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Prague, Czech republic.
    2010 Urbaniec, O., Collins, K. L., Denson, L., & Whitford, H. (2010). Gynaecological cancer survivors: Assessment of psychological distress and unmet supportive care needs.. Poster session presented at the meeting of 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Melbourne, Australia.
    2010 Mikocka-Walus, A., Bond, M., Holloway, R., Pilichiewicz, A., Persson, J., Collins, K., . . . Andrews, J. (2010). Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as a treatment modality in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): early experience and preliminary results. Poster session presented at the meeting of JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY. WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC.
    2010 Mikocka-Walus, A. A., Bond, M., Holloway, R. H., Persson, J., Pilichiewicz, A. N., Hughes, P. A., . . . Andrews, J. M. (2010). T1253 Does Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Improve Outcomes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)? Initial Feasibility Report on a Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial. Poster session presented at the meeting of Gastroenterology.
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Date Project Investigators Funding Amount
2017 Developing an assessment package of tools for commencement of dialysis: assessing patient burden and strategies for intervention. S Jesudason, S McDonald, P Clayton, R Le Leu, R Faull, A Meade, T Whittington, F Donnelly, S Crail, A Burke, K Collins, A ChurHansen. Kidney, Transplant and Diabetes Research Australia Project Grant $50,000
2017 The psychological impact of commencement of dialysis: assessing patient burden and strategies for intervention Jesudason, S., Faull, R., McDonald, S., Le Leu, R., Burke, A.L.J., Collins, K.L. and Chur-Hansen, A. Health Services Charitable Gift Board (HSCGB) $57,000
2017 Suggestions in Hypnosis to aid pain education (SHAPE), a pilot randomised controlled trial Burke, A.L.J., Collins, K.L., Stanton, T.R., Mosley, G.L., Cyna, A. and Jensen, M.P. CALHN / UniSA Allied Health Research Collaboration $16,000
2015 Does routine screening for psychological issues and provision of psychological care improve patient outcomes in the IBD Service Andrews, J., Grafton, R., Mikocka-Walus, A., Chur-Hansen, A., Collins, K.L. and Burke, A.J.L. Janssen Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centres of Excellence Awards $125,000

 

 

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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2017 - 2019 Treasurer College of Clinical Psychologists (SA Branch) Australian Psychological Society Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member CALHN Executive Research Group Central Adelaide Local Health Network Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member Allied Health Research Grant Committee Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Foundation Australia
    2014 - 2015 Member SA Health Statewide Psychology Advisory Group Department of Health and Ageing, SA Health Australia
    2012 - 2014 Co-Chair SA Health Statewide Psychology Advisory Group Department of Health and Ageing, SA Health Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2011 - ongoing Member APS College of Health Psychologists Australia
    2008 - ongoing Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists Australia
    1994 - ongoing Member Australian Psychological Society Australia
  • Offices Held

    Date Office Name Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Adelaide Australia

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