Dr Katie Wood
PhD, La Trobe University , Australia; BBSc. Hons, La Trobe University , Australia
Dr Katie Wood is a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. She is the Course Director for the Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) program. She is also the Course Director for the Master of Counselling, which has specialist streams in human services counselling, couple counselling and forensic counselling. She earned her PhD (Clinical) at La Trobe University and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists. Katie's specific clinical and research interests include twin psychology, resilience in children exposed to intimate partner violence, childhood trauma, Autism Spectrum Disorders, the mental health and wellbeing of fathersm and effective interventions for children's emotional and behavioural difficulties. Katie is a regular presenter at national and international conferences on child and adolescent mental health, and at related community forums. She is also an author on numerous publications in this field.
Clinical Psychology; Clinical Psychology
PhD candidate and honours supervision
Higher degrees by research
Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.
PhD topics and outlines
Mental health and wellbeing support for fathers with children on the Autism Spectrum
Twin Psychology : Understanding the impact of the twin dynamic on identity formation, relationships, and life choices.
Available to supervise honours students.
Fields of Research
- Other Psychology - 529900
Clinical Psychology;Clinical Psychology
- 2016, Swinburne, Faculty of Health Arts and Design Deans Teaching and Learning Award. , Swinburne University
- 2005, Swinburne, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences Teaching Excellence Award Scheme 2005, Certificate of Commendation., Swinburne University
Also published as: Wood, Katie; Wood, K.; Wood, Catherine; Wood, C.; Wood, C. E.; Wood, Catherine E.
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Recent research grants awarded
- 2020: Suicide prevention among men in early fatherhood: Determining the effectiveness of Working Out Dads, a group-based peer support intervention to reduce fathers' mental health difficulties compared to usual care *; MRFF Million Minds Mission Suicide Prevention
- 2019: The 'Safe Nest Group' pilot project - early intervention for mothers and infants leaving Family Violence *; ANROWS Research Priorities Grants
* Chief Investigator