Current Graduate Researchers

The Centre for Mental Health’s currently enrolled research higher degree students:

Name CMH Supervisor(s) Thesis Title

BAPTISTA, Shaira

O’Neil (Primary)

User engagement with a digital self-management program for people with Type 2 Diabetes

FLETCHER, Justine

Brophy (Primary), Pirkis, Kinner

Understanding and overcoming barriers to reducing seclusion across mental health and forensic settings in Victoria and Queensland

FTANOU, Maria

Pirkis (Primary), Spittal

Effective suicide prevention campaign material for young people: A randomised controlled trial

HALL, Teresa

Armstrong (Primary), Kakuma, Minas

How might a ‘people-centred’ mental health system operate in Timor-Leste?

KING, Kylie

Pirkis (Primary), Schlichthorst, Spittal

Using a multimedia intervention focused on masculinity to change men’s help-seeking

MOSS, Mikel

Minas (Primary)

Drama therapy in the Diaspora: Cross cultural arts therapeutic interventions in Indigenous and ‘nouveau urban Indigenous’ populations

NICHOLAS, Angela

Reavley (Primary), Pirkis, Spittal

Identification of key messages for a national suicide prevention media campaign.

RODRIGO, Mahagamage

Minas (Primary), Kakuma

Culturally sensitive psychotherapy for Sri Lanka

SEARLE, Kendall

Minas (Primary), Kakuma

The cultural adaptation of the World Health Organization’s Mental Health Gap Intervention Guide (WHO mhGAP-IG v2) for use by community-based health centres in Shenzhen, China

THOMAS, Emma

O’Neil (Primary)

Improving cardiac rehabilitation in Victoria

VINE, Ruth

Pirkis (Primary), Spittal

Involuntary care in the community

WOODWARD, Alan

Pirkis (Primary)

The experiences and impact of Lifeline 131114 Telephone Crisis Line on callers to this service: Implications of the benefits of crisis support services for suicide prevention and population mental health outcomes