Teaches in Psychology
Dr Deighton received his doctorate in 2002 from the University of Ulm in Germany and has extensive training and education in clinical psychology and psychotherapy. He is a clinical psychologist with over 16 years of experience in academic and clinical settings in Australia and in Germany. He specialises in trauma, loss and grief, problem gambling, and has a particular interest in emotional processes. Dr Deighton is a former lecturer at the University of Ulm in Germany, and a former Head of School of the Cairnmillar School of Counselling and Psychotherapy. He currently works in private practice, in addition to lecturing and training in psychology.
Trauma; Loss and Grief; Problem Gambling; Ethics and Professional Practice; Emotional Processes.
Dr Deighton’s current research interests include sensorimotor and emotional processes in trauma; problem gambling; and loss and grief.
Recent Publications and Presentations
- Braun, M., Kessler, Frisch, Widder, B. Deighton, R.M. & Traue, H.C. (2005). Emotion recognition in stroke patients with left and right hemispheric lesion – Results with a new method – the FEEL test. Brain and Cognition.
- Deighton, R. & Traue H. C. (2005) Emotional Inhibition and Somatization across cultures.
- International Revue of Social Psychology 18(1/2), 109-140
- Deighton, R.M & Traue, H.C. (2003). Emotion und Kultur im Spiegel emotionalen Wissens. In:
- A. Stephan & H. Walter. Natur und Theorie der Emotion. Paderborn: Mentis Verlag.
- Deighton, R.M. (2003). Culture, emotional inhibition and somatization. [Dissertation Abstract] Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences & Engineering, 63(11-B), 55-66.
- Retz-Junginger, P., M. Rossler, W. Retz R.M. Deighton & Traue, H.C. (2005) Metagedachtnisleistungen bei Alzheimerpatienten. Fortschr-itte der Neurologie und Psychiatrie, 73, 327-332
- Traue, Harald C., Manfred Kessler, Russell M. Deighton und Christa Eckenfels (2005) Alltagsstress, emotionale Befindlichkeit, Hemmung und chronische Kopfschmerzen: Zeitreihenstatistische Analyse von 31 Einzelfallen, Verhaltenstherapie und Verhaltensmedizin,26(2), 213–239.