Our Researchers

Dr Michele Bell

Dr Michele Bell is a Clinical Psychologist and Board Approved Supervisor working with students at CMI undertaking their Doctorate or Master of Clinical Psychology programs.

View Full Profile

Dr Joanne Brooker

Jo is passionate about inclusivity and diversity research and is currently involved in qualitative studies on the psychosocial wellbeing of refugees and gender diverse people.

View Full Profile

Gregory Buck

Greg completed his undergraduate and higher degree training in psychology over the course of a decade whilst working as a full-time secondary school teacher.

View Full Profile

Jennifer Coburn

Jennifer has worked at The Cairnmillar Institute since 2018. She is passionate about learning, teaching and the experience of being a reflective practitioner.

View Full Profile

Dr James Collard

Dr James Collard is a clinical psychologist and academic. He has expertise in areas of clinical and health psychology.

View Full Profile

Dr Cat (Catherine) Connaughton

Cat is a mid-career research fellow and health psychologist who has worked part-time in research, clinical practice, teaching, and in consultancy roles for private and public organisations since graduation in 2012.

View Full Profile

Dr Russell Deighton

Russell is a lecturer and research supervisor covering a range of mental health conditions and integrative interventions, with a focus on individualised formulation, as well as trauma, loss and grief, and addiction (especially problem gambling).

View Full Profile

Michael Di Mattia

Michael is a senior lecturer and counselling psychologist with more than two decades of experience, across clinical practice, teaching and research.

View Full Profile

Dr Chris Kilby

Chris is the Associate Head of School for Learning and Teaching. Chris employs innovative teaching strategies for online and face-to-face classes in statistics and research methods that focus on problem-focused learning, emotion-focused learning, and narrative-based learning.

View Full Profile

Dr Zoë Krupka

Zoë Krupka is currently a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor in private practice and a senior lecturer and research supervisor at The Cairnmillar Institute

View Full Profile

Professor Jonathan Mason

Jon is the Course Coordinator for the Level 4 Master of Clinical Psychology (post-registration) and co-director of the Centre for Health, Wellbeing and Disability.

View Full Profile

Dr Janine McGuinness

Dr Janine McGuinness (formerly Dr Janine Webb) is a Social Psychologist with numerous years of teaching, research and service experience who has served on the Executive of the Australasian Social Psychologists.

View Full Profile

Associate Professor RoseAnne Misajon

RoseAnne’s key areas of research include quality of life and subjective wellbeing, particularly, health-related quality of life, as well as subjective wellbeing in diverse populations, particularly minority groups and marginalised populations.

View Full Profile

Associate Professor Richard Moulding

Dr Moulding is an Associate Professor and course coordinator of the Master of Psychology (Clinical). He has a BSc(Hons) in psychology, as well as a Masters and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.

View Full Profile

Professor Peter Norton

Professor Norton is the Associate Head of School (Research) at Carinmillar, research supervisor and Director of Cairnmillar’s Anxiety and Depression Clinic.

View Full Profile

Dr Teresa Sedgley

Teresa is an endorsed educational and developmental psychologist who has worked extensively in clinical settings.

View Full Profile

Dr Steven Trawley

Steve gained his Psychology PhD in 2006 from the Human Psychopharmacology Unit at the University of Sussex, UK. After that he spent over ten years working on a diverse range of applied projects in the UK and Ireland.

View Full Profile

Kelly Watt-McMahon

Kelly is a clinical psychologist with 30 years experience.  Her roles at Cairnmillar Institute include Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator of the Master of Professional Psychology program.

View Full Profile