PhD "Cognitive processes in women with eating disorders", (University of Manchester, UK, 1998, awarded).
MSc Psychology & Health, (University of Stirling, UK, 1995, distinction).
BSc (joint Hons) Psychology & Sports Science, (University of Birmingham, UK, 1994, 2i - upper second).
CPsychol, Chartered Health Psychologist, The British Psychological Society and Health and Care Professions Council, UK (since January 2005).
Registered psychologist (Generalist), NSW Registration Board, Psychology Board of Australia and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (since May 2010).
MA Education (Research), "Retention of full-time single honours 1st year undergraduate psychology students", (University of Central Lancashire, UK, 2006, distinction). PGCert RSS - Postgraduate Certificate in Research (PhD) Student Supervision, (University of Central Lancashire, UK, 2006). PGCert TLHE Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching & learning in Higher Education, (University of Central Lancashire, UK, 2002).
I was educated in the United Kingdom (Universities of Birmingham, Stirling and Manchester). After completing my PhD I travelled for a while before commencing work in academia in 2000. Whilst at The University of Central Lancashire (UK) I taught and supervised research at both undergraduate and postgraduate (MSc, PhD) levels. I am a registered Psychologist in Australia and the UK, as well as a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS). I have facilitated various eating disorder self-help recovery groups for sufferers and carers since 1995 in both the UK and Australia. I joined Charles Sturt University in 2007 and have since taught a variety of subjects as well as supervised students to MPsych and DPsych levels. My main research interest is the eating disorders and related areas. Please contact me directly for my full CV.
Since joining Charles Sturt University I have been involved with a mixture of internal and distance education:
My main area of interest is the eating disorders and related fields. I have various ongoing projects, some individual and some have involved both national and international collaboration (the UK - University of Central Lancashire, University of Derby, USA - Florida State University, Japan - Waseda University, Australia - Universities of Sydney and Western Sydney). Some current interests and projects comprise: