Dr James Collard

DPsych(Health) PGD PsychBCom/BSci MAPS CClin

  • Senior Lecturer and Unit Coordinator
Dr James Collard

Research Expertise

  • Cognitive-behavioural theory and practices
  • Cognitive processes in mental health
  • Emotional functioning
  • Training practices to promote clinical competence

Research Supervision

  • Doctorate/PhD
  • Masters
  • Honours


CLN501 Cognitive Behavioural and Internal process Interventions (unit co-ordinator)
CLN701 Advanced Diagnostics and Interventions for Complex Presentations (unit co-ordinator)
MPP560/562 Master of Professional Psychology Placement
MPP504 Psychological Treatment Models

Clinical Expertise

  • Cognitive-behavioural theory and practices


Dr James Collard is a clinical psychologist and academic. He has expertise in areas of clinical and health psychology. James has completed advanced and supervisory training in CBT, including training in the traditional models of Cognitive Therapy (CT) and Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), and the more recent “3rd wave” models (eg ACT, MiCBT). In addition to his clinical work, James provides supervision and training in CBT. As an academic, he has conducted research into the role of cognitions and cognitive processes in mental health and on training methods for CBT practitioners.

Key Publications