Our people

Name
Position Contact Location
Dr Ben Bullock
Senior Lecturer / Course Director Undergraduate Programs 

+61 3 9214 4358

bbullock@swinburne.edu.au

ATC937
Dr Simone Buzwell Senior Lecturer in Psychology

+61 3 9214 8104 

sbuzwell@swinburne.edu.au

ATC930 
Dr Sean Carruthers Postdoctoral Reseach Fellow 

+61 3 9214 8415

scarruthers@swinburne.edu.au

ADMC907
Professor Brian Dean  

+61 3 39214 509

bdean@swinburne.edu.au

ATC914
Dr Robert Eres Postdoctoral Research Fellow

+61 3 9214 4868 

reres@swinburne.edu.au

GS204 
Ms Fiona Foley
Digital Mental Health Program Manager

+61 3 9214 5304

ffoley@swinburne.edu.au

 
Ms Sally Grace
Research Assistant 
sgrace@swin.edu.au
 
Associate Professor Jordy Kaufman
Associate Professor 

+61 3 9214 5757

jkaufman@swinburne.edu.au

ATC933
Dr Michelle H Lim Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

+61 3 9214 5109 

mlim@swinburne.edu.au

EN204 
Dr Stephanie Louise

Postdoctoral Research Fellow 

Clinical Psychologist (Registrar)

+61 3 9214 5716 

slouise@swinburne.edu.au

AMDC907 
Amy Malcolm Postdoctoral Research Fellow 

+61 3 9214 8415

amalcolm@swinburne.edu.au

 
Professor Denny Meyer Professor 

+61 3 9214 4824

dmeyer@swinburne.edu.au

ATC1037
Mr Sam Muir
Evaluation Officer

+61 3 9214 5618 

sdmuir@swinburne.edu.au

100B 400 Burwood Rd 
Professor Greg Murray
Director, Centre for Mental Health 

+61 3 9214 8300

gwm@swinburne.edu.au

ATC917
Associate Professor Maja Nedeljkovic Associate Professor of Psychology

+61 3 9214 4428 

mnedeljkovic@swinburne.edu.au

ATC1011 
Dr Andrea Phillipou
Senior Research Fellow 

+61 3 9214 8755

andreaphillipou@swinburne.edu.au

AMDC907
Professor Susan Rossell Professorial Research Fellow

+61 3 9214 8173 

srossell@swinburne.edu.au

ATC916 
Dr Liz Seabrook
Digital Mental Health Fellow
eseabrook@swinburne.edu.au
 
Philip Sumner
  psumner@swinburne.edu.au
 
Dr Eric Tan
NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow 

+61 3 9214 3597

erictan@swinburne.edu.au

AS334
Associate Professor Neil Thomas Deputy Director, Centre for Mental Health

+61 3 9214 8742 

neilthomas@swinburne.edu.au

ATC921 
Dr Wei Lin Toh
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow 

+61 3 9214 8010

wtoh@swinburne.edu.au

AMDC907
Ms Caitlin Yolland

Research Associate

+61 3 9214 5716 

cyolland@swinburne.edu.au

AMDC907 

Dr Chelsea Arnold

Research Fellow 

carnold@swinburne.edu.au

100B 400 Burwood Road 

Our PhD students

Name
Thesis / project title
Joshua Gold
The Psychophysiology of Flow States 
Yan Yang Targeting vulnerability of self-concept in bipolar disorder: An investigation of self-compassion and nonattachment to self as therapeutic mechanisms 
Chelsee Garrett Long-term learning from touchscreen technology 
Molly Fitzpatrick Hoarding Disorder: Current Treatment and Future Directions 
Stephanie Louise
An investigation of mindfulness as a therapeutic tool for the distress and disruption associated with hearing persistent voices. 
Zalie Merrett
The role genes play in language and affective function in psychosis 
Sarah Brennan
Traumatic Childhood Experiences and Auditory Voice Hallucinations (AVH) 
Monique Scott
Responses to negative voice content in persons with auditory verbal hallucinations 
Siobahn Marie James
Investigating touch screen technology as a medium for delivering interventions for children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder 
Brittany Huber
Touch screen media use and cognition in young children 
Jamie Byrne
The Circadian Mechanisms of Mood 
Bronte Macleod
Processes of internalised stigma associated with perceptions of severe mental illness 
Emma Morton
The Construct and Measurement of Quality of Life in Bipolar disorder 
Selma Music
The trajectory of trauma: an integrative approach  
Maree Reser
Investigating factors that influence the efficacy of cognitive remediation therapy in a chronic schizophrenia sample 
Kate FitzGerald
Attachment and Reassurance Seeking in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 
Sean Carruthers
The Muscarinic Cholinergic System and Cognition in Schizophrenia 
Phillip Sumner
An investigation of Neurogenetic Factors in Formal thought Disorder 
Imogen Bell
Advancing Psychological Interventions for Treatment of Auditory Hallucinations in Schizophrenia 
Annabel Avrahami
Homework Compliance in Online Psychotherapy for OCD 
Sally Grace
A multi-sensory investigation of body dysmorphic disorder 
Sarah Fraser
Does insecure attachment mediate the relationship between Cyclothymic temperament and relationship satisfaction? 
Jessica Guy
Evaluation of the effectiveness of educational apps for children with and without an Autism Spectrum 
Ariel Roxburgh
The Interplay of Anxiety, Behavioural Inhibition, and Impulsivity on Addiction and its Underlying Neural Correlates 
Celeste Tipple
Exploring a Source Theta-based Neurofeedback Protocol in Mood, Dorsal Dentate Gyrus Functioning and Neurogenesis 
Claire Peck
Using Mobile Device Based tools to Enhance Self-Management in Psychosis 
Chelsea Elizabeth Arnold
Online peer modelling as an intervention for persisting auditory hallucinations 
Dororthea Martin
Altruism of Infants and Children 
Benjamin Shields
The effectiveness of neurofeedback as a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) populations 
Rachel Brand
Trauma-focused interventions for auditory verbal hallucinations: feasibility, efficacy and mechanisms of change 
Francesca Beilharz
A Novel Eye tracking Intervention for Body Image Disorders: A Comparison of Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Anorexia Nervosa 
Caitlin Yolland
N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) in schizophrenia resistant to Clozapine: A Double Blind Randomised Placebo Controlled Trial Targeting Negative Symptoms 
Toni Pikoos
Uncovering the Neural Correlates of Response Inhibition in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Body Dysmorphic Disorder using high-resolution magnetoencephalography 
James Karantonis
Mapping Cognition to Brain Structure in Psychosis 
Eleanor Bailey
Development of self-harm response guidelines for secondary schools: A Delphi study 
Hailey Tremain
Centre stage: An investigation of the role of stage of illness in psychosocial interventions for Bipolar Disorders 
Ali Kodsi
Sleep Problems in Young People:  Assessing Impact on Mental Health, Behaviour and Educational Outcomes 
Paola Araiza Alba
Reasons why children diagnosed with ADHD can pay attention to video games and what type of videogames can help them to increase their attention levels 
Jacqueline Tassone
The neural basis of auditory verbal hallucinations in psychotic disorders 
Alexandra Gaillard
The neural basis of stop-signal inhibition in schizophrenia 
Urszula Bobrowski
Does Carrying FoxP2 risk gene (result in) predict poorer neuro cognition/language symptoms in patients with schizophrenia 
Sampathawaduge Sandun Malpriya Silva
Innovative Statistical Methods to Evaluate and Model Corporate Physical Activity Programs: The Global Corporate Challenge 100 Day Journey 
Benjamin Slade
Investigating neural processing and neuroplastic changes in mild cognitive impairment using music therapy: A magneto-encephalography study 
Reneta Slikboer
The relationship between trichotillomania phenomena and quality of life, client treatment experiences and assessment of a support program 
Carla McEnery
Comic Relief: Targeting Social Anxiety in First-Episode Psychosis  
Neil Lucas
Exploring the Predictors of Social Anxiety Disorder among HIV+ Gay Men 
Julia Cheah One size does not fit all: How to better meet the needs of young people in early psychosis 
Amanda Daluwatta
Understanding depression and barriers to treatment-seeking in Sri-Lankan Australians 

Executive committee

Name
Position Contact Location
Professor Greg Murray
Director 

+61 3 9214 8300

gwm@swinburne.edu.au

ATC917
Associate Professor Joseph Ciorciari
Associate Professor

+61 3 9214 8363 

jciorciari@swinburne.edu.au

ATC1035 
Associate Professor Jordy Kaufman Associate Professor 

+61 3 9214 5757

jkaufman@swinburne.edu.au

ATC933
Professor Susan Rossell
Professorial Research Fellow

+61 3 9214 8173 

srossell@swinburne.edu.au

ATC916 
Associate Professor Neil Thomas Deputy Director 

+61 3 9214 8742

neilthomas@swinburne.edu.au

ATC921
Professor Brian Dean
 

+61 3 39214 509

bdean@swinburne.edu.au

ATC914
Professor Denny Meyer Professor

+61 3 9214 4824 

dmeyer@swinburne.edu.au

ATC1037 
Associate Professor Maja Nedeljkovic
Associate Professor 

+61 3 9214 4428

mnedeljkovic@swinburne.edu.au

ATC1011
Dr Chelsea Arnold  Early Career Researcher Representative carnold@swinburne.edu.au   
Amanda Daluwatta
Higher Degree Research Student Representative 
adaluwatta@swinburne.edu.au
 

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