School of Health and Life Sciences

Brooke Andrews

Phone: (03) 53279623
Email: b.andrews@federation.edu.au
Room:
H212
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Psychology

Qualifications

  • MPsych (Clinical)
  • BA (Psych) (Hons)
  • BSocSci (Psych)

Teaching areas

  • Preparation for professional practice
  • Psychological assessment
  • Clinical psychology placement liaison
  • Clinical supervision
  • Research supervision

Psychology Board of Australia

  • General registration
  • Clinical endorsement
  • Approved supervisor, Higher Degree Pathway (Clinical), 5 + 1 Internship, Work in Addition to Higher Degree, Registrar Program (Clinical)

Professional associations

  • Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Member, APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  • Member, Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (AACBT)
  • Member, Mindfulness-Integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Institute (MiCBT)

Research interests

Brooke is a practicing clinical psychologist and certified neuropsychotherapist with research interests within adult mental health, particularly the use of technology (digital health) to improve mental health and well-being. Investigation of stepped care models and the factors that contribute to participant attrition and engagement with online programs, preference and predictors for digital mental health service are of interest, as are the development of therapeutic relationships in digital mental health, the use of video-chat to deliver therapy and the use of apps. Other interests lie within the areas of individual differences (temperament and personality), anxiety, sleep, the brain-gut axis, depression, trauma and emotion regulation.

Grants (last 5 years)

Faculty of Health: Seeding Grant. (2015). A randomised controlled trial of iCBehaviour: Harnessing technology to reduce psychotropic medication and physical restraint in dementia-care within aged care residential facilities. Klein, B., McLaren, S., Clinnick, L., Meyer, D., Lakerink, L., Leslie, A, Andrews B., & Lauder, S. Awarded: $8350