A/Prof. David Austin

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Business (Marketing), Monash University, 1992
Graduate Diploma of Psychological Studies, Deakin University, 1998
Graduate Diploma of Applied Science, University of Ballarat, 1999
Doctor of Psychology, Monash University, 2006
GCHE Exempt, Deakin University, 2015

Contact

david.austin@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17227

Research interests

eTherapy: The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) to advance and support psychological service delivery is a massive growth area. As the ICT becomes more prevalent, accessible and capable, there emerge wonderful opportunities to improve patient care and outcomes. Best practice psychological service delivery of the very near future will integrate internet-based models of delivering psychoeducation, assessment and referral, treatment, management, monitoring, relapse prevention, and health maintenance/promotion/prevention.

The biology of Autism: Our understanding of Autism from cognitive and behavioural perspectives has advanced significantly in recent decades, however, the understanding of what the biological mechanisms are that characterise and, indeed, cause the condition (and consequently what biological treatments might prove to be effective) are very poorly understood.

Teaching interests

Psychopathology

Cognitive behavioural therapy

Treatment of mood and anxiety disorders

Autism spectrum disorders

Counselling

The use of information and communication technologies in psychological service delivery

Conferences

Nguyen D., Klein, B., Meyer, D., & Austin, D. (2012). The Validity and User Experience of an Online Clinical Diagnostic Assessment System. Medicine 2.0, Boston, USA.

Lauder, L Berk, M., Castle, D., Dodd, S., Chester, A, Gilbert, M., Piterman, L., Klein, B., Austin, D, Murray G., White, C., Chamberlain, L., & Berk, L (2011). www.moodswings : Results and reflections of an online intervention for bipolar disorder. ISRII International Conference, Sydney

Austin, D. W. (2010). Cyberethics for cyberpsychology: Emerging issues from anxietyonline.org.au. International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia.

Austin, D. W., & Abbbott, J. (2010). How frequency and form of therapist support impacts on the effectiveness, user experience and accessibility of online mental health interventions. International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia.

Austin, D. W. (2009). The Biology of Autism: Redefining the Condition, its Assessment and Treatment, Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research. Canberra, Australia.

Awards

Vice-Chancellors Award for Community Engagement (2010): Whiz Kid Games (www.whizkidgames.com)

Premiers Design Award (2010): WhizKid Games

Premiers Recognition Mark (2010): WhizKid Games

2010 Melbourne Advertising & Design Club, Best Online Game: WhizKid Games

2010 Web Marketing Association Award, Education Standard of Excellence: WhizKid Games

2010 Web Marketing Association Award, Health Care Standard of Excellence: WhizKid Games

Publications

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2017

Relations between symptom severity, illness perceptions, visceral sensitivity, coping strategies and well-being in irritable bowel syndrome guided by the common sense model of illness

S Knowles, D Austin, S Sivanesan, J Tye-Din, C Leung, J Wilson, D Castle, M Kamm, F Macrae, G Hebbard

(2017), Vol. 22, pp. 524-534, Psychology, health & medicine, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

GAMBLINGLESS: FOR LIFE study protocol: a pragmatic randomised trial of an online cognitive-behavioural programme for disordered gambling

S Merkouris, S Rodda, D Austin, D Lubman, P Harvey, M Battersby, J Cunningham, T Lavis, D Smith, N Dowling

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-14, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal

Impact of irritability: a 2-year observational study of outpatients with bipolar I or schizoaffective disorder

L Berk, K Hallam, K Venugopal, A Lewis, D Austin, J Kulkarni, S Dodd, A de Castella, P Fitzgerald, M Berk

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 184-197, Bipolar disorders, Hoboken, N.J., C1

journal

Systematic review of meditation-based interventions for children with ADHD

S Evans, M Ling, B Hill, N Rinehart, D Austin, E Sciberras

(2017), pp. 1-19, European child and adolescent psychiatry, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal
2016

An online psychological intervention can improve the sexual satisfaction of men following treatment for localized prostate cancer: outcomes of a randomised controlled trial evaluating My Road Ahead

A Wootten, D Meyer, J-A Abbott, K Chisholm, D Austin, B Klein, M McCabe, D Murphy, A Costello

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 1-7, Psycho-oncology, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Through a trauma-based lens: a qualitative analysis of the experience of parenting a child with an autism spectrum disorder

M Stewart, T Knight, J McGillivray, D Forbes, D Austin

(2016), Vol. 42, pp. 1-12, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Parenting a child with an autism spectrum disorder: a review of parent mental health and its relationship to a trauma-based conceptualisation

M Stewart, J McGillivray, D Forbes, D Austin

(2016), Vol. 15, pp. 1-12, Advances in mental health, Abingon, Eng., C1

journal

Evaluation of an ultra-brief psycho-education and referral intervention provided to patients presenting to a hospital emergency department with symptoms of panic attack

C Murphy, A Jaman, M Craike, J Haynes, D Austin

(2016), Vol. 14, pp. 38-47, Advances in mental health, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2015

A randomized head to head trial of MoodSwings.net.au: an internet based self-help program for bipolar disorder

S Lauder, A Chester, D Castle, S Dodd, E Gliddon, L Berk, J Chamberlain, B Klein, M Gilbert, D Austin, M Berk

(2015), Vol. 171, pp. 13-21, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Preliminary results of a randomised controlled trial of an online psychological intervention to reduce distress in men treated for localised prostate cancer

A Wootten, J Abbott, D Meyer, K Chisholm, D Austin, B Klein, M McCabe, D Murphy, A Costello

(2015), Vol. 68, pp. 471-479, European urology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Professional and parental attitudes toward iPad application use in Autism Spectrum Disorder

M Clark, D Austin, M Craike

(2015), Vol. 30, pp. 174-181, Focus on autism and other developmental disabilities, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal

Prevalence of mental health disorders in inflammatory bowel disease: an Australian outpatient cohort

D Tribbick, M Salzberg, M Ftanou, W Connell, F Macrae, M Kamm, G Bates, G Cunningham, D Austin, S Knowles

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 197-204, Clinical and experimental gastroenterology, Macclesfield, Eng., C1

journal

The diagnostic validity and reliability of an internet-based clinical assessment program for mental disorders

D Nguyen, B Klein, D Meyer, D Austin, J Abbott

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 1-14, Journal of medical internet research, Toronto, Ont., C1

journal
2014

Optimizing prediction of binge eating episodes : a comparison approach to test alternative conceptualizations of the affect regulation model

M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, B Richardson, H Skouteris, D Austin, D Castle, L Busija, B Klein, M Holmes, J Broadbent

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 1-14, Journal of eating disorders, United Kingdom, C1

journal

Observable essential fatty acid deficiency markers and autism spectrum disorder.

C Brown, D Austin, L Busija

(2014), Vol. 22, pp. 21-26, Breastfeeding Review, Glen Iris, Vic., C1

journal

Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of internet-based cognitive-behavioural therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder

M Kyrios, M Nedeljkovic, R Moulding, B Klein, D Austin, D Meyer, C Ahern

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 1-9, BMC Psychiatry, London, England, C1

journal

Are urinary porphyrins a valid diagnostic biomarker of autism spectrum disorder?

K Shandley, D Austin, J Bhowmik

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 535-542, Autism research, Malden, MA, C1

journal

My road ahead study protocol: a randomised controlled trial of an online psychological intervention for men following treatment for localised prostate cancer

A Wootten, J Abbott, K Chisholm, D Austin, B Klein, M Mc Cabe, D Meyer, A Costello, D Murphy

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 1-9, BMC Cancer, London, Eng., C1

journal

Psychosocial interventions to support partners of men with prostate cancer : a systematic and critical review of the literature.

A Wootten, J Abbott, A Farrell, D Austin, B Klein

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 472-484, Journal of Cancer Survivorship, New York, NY, C1

journal

A case study illustrating therapist-assisted internet cognitive behavior therapy for depression

N Pugh, H Hadjistavropoulos, B Klein, D Austin

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 64-77, Cognitive and behavioral practice, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for depression and anxiety: translating evidence into clinical practice.

H Hadjistavropoulos, N Pugh, M Nugent, H Hesser, G Andersson, M Ivanov, C Butz, G Marchildon, G Asmundson, B Klein, D Austin

(2014), Vol. 28, pp. 884-893, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Netherlands, C1

journal

The impact of prostate cancer on partners: a qualitative exploration

A Wootten, J Abbott, D Osborne, D Austin, B Klein, A Costello, D Murphy

(2014), Vol. 23, pp. 1252-1258, Psycho-oncology, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Development, feasibility and usability of an online psychological intervention for men with prostate cancer: my road ahead

A Wootten, J Abbott, K Chisholm, D Austin, B Klein, M McCabe, D Murphy, A Costello

(2014), Vol. 1, pp. 188-195, Internet interventions, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Out & online; effectiveness of a tailored online multi-symptom mental health and wellbeing program for same-sex attracted young adults: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

J Abbott, B Klein, S McLaren, D Austin, M Molloy, D Meyer, B McLeod

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 1-9, Trials, London, Eng., C1

journal

Genetic variation associated with hypersensitivity to mercury.

D Austin, B Spolding, S Gondalia, K Shandley, E Palombo, S Knowles, K Walder

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 236-241, Toxicology International, India, C1-1

journal
2013

Development of an online intervention for bipolar disorder. www.moodswings.net.au

S Lauder, A Chester, D Castle, S Dodd, L Berk, B Klein, D Austin, M Gilbert, J Chamberlain, G Murray, C White, L Piterman, M Berk

(2013), Vol. 18, pp. 155-165, Psychology, health and medicine, Oxon, England, C1

journal

Evaluation of biogenic amines in the faeces of children with and without autism by LC-MS/MS

S Gondalia, P Mahon, E Palombo, S Knowles, D Austin

(2013), Vol. 9, pp. 245-255, International Journal of Biotechnology and Biochemistry, Delhi, India, C1

journal
2012

Maternal transfer of mercury to the developing embryo/fetus : is there a safe level?

I Brown, D Austin

(2012), Vol. 94, pp. 1610-1627, Toxicological and environmental chemistry, London, England, C1-1

journal

Molecular characterisation of gastrointestinal microbiota of children with autism (with and without gastrointestinal dysfunction) and their neurotypical siblings

S Gondalia, E Palombo, S Knowles, S Cox, D Meyer, D Austin

(2012), Vol. 5, pp. 419-427, Autism research, London, England, C1-1

journal

Dissemination of therapist-assisted internet cognitive behaviour therapy : development and open pilot study of a workshop

H Hadjistavropoulos, M Thompson, B Klein, D Austin

(2012), Vol. 41, pp. 230-240, Cognitive behaviour therapy, London, England, C1-1

journal
2011

Autism spectrum disorders

K Shandley, D Austin

(2011), pp. 101-110, A critical introduction to DSM, Hauppauge, N.Y., B1-1

chapter

Autistic disorder and phospholipids : a review

C Brown, D Austin

(2011), Vol. 84, pp. 25-30, Prostaglandins, leukotrienes and essential fatty acids, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

The plausibility of a role for mercury in the etiology of autism : a cellular perspective

M Garrecht, D Austin

(2011), Vol. 93, pp. 1251-1273, Toxicological and environmental chemistry, London, England, C1-1

journal

Considerations in the development of a therapist-assisted internet cognitive behavior therapy service

H Hadjistavropoulos, M Thompson, M Ivanov, C Drost, C Butz, B Klein, D Austin

(2011), Vol. 42, pp. 463-471, Professional psychology, research and practice, Arlington, Va., C1-1

journal

Anxiety online - a virtual clinic : preliminary outcomes following completion of five fully automated treatment programs for anxiety disorders and symptoms

B Klein, D Meyer, D Austin, M Kyrios

(2011), Vol. 13, Journal of medical internet research, Toronto, Ont., C1-1

journal

Training postgraduate psychology students to deliver psychological services online

K Shandley, B Klein, M Kyrios, D Austin, L Ciechomski, G Murray

(2011), Vol. 46, pp. 120-125, Australian psychologist, London, England, C1-1

journal

Ancestry of pink disease (Infantile Acrodynia) identified as a risk factor for autism spectrum disorders

K Shandley, D Austin

(2011), Vol. 74, pp. 1185-1194, Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A, London, England, C1-1

journal
2010

Training clinicians online to be e-therapists : the 'Anxiety online' model

D Austin, B Klein, K Shandley, L Ciechomski

(2010), pp. 459-467, Oxford guide to low intensity CBT interventions, Oxford, England, B1-1

chapter

The first two years of Anxiety Online, an international e-mental health service for the anxiety disorders

B Klein, D Austin, D Nguyen, A Smith, P Donelan, J Abbott, M Kyrios, J Mitchell, S Lauder, K Shandley, R Moulding, M Nedeljkovic, D Meyer, L Ciechornski, D Shields, J Baulch, B Williams

(2010), pp. 187-203, Anxiety disorders : current understandings, novel treatments, Melbourne, Vic., B1-1

chapter

Mercury in vaccines from the Australian childhood immunization program schedule

D Austin, K Shandley, E Palombo

(2010), Vol. 73, pp. 637-640, Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A, London, England, C1-1

journal

Gastrointestinal microbiology in autistic spectrum disorder : a review

S Gondalia, E Palombo, S Knowles, D Austin

(2010), Vol. 21, pp. 44-50, Reviews in medical microbiology, London, England, C1-1

journal

A therapist-assisted cognitive behavior therapy internet intervention for posttraumatic stress disorder : pre-, post- and 3-month follow-up results from an open trial

B Klein, J Mitchell, J Abbott, K Shandley, D Austin, K Gilson, L Kiropoulos, G Cannard, T Redman

(2010), Vol. 24, pp. 635-644, Journal of anxiety disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

An evaluation of 'Reach Out Central' : an online gaming program for supporting the mental health of young people

K Shandley, D Austin, B Klein, M Kyrios

(2010), Vol. 25, pp. 563-574, Health education research, Cary, N. C., C1-1

journal

Reconceptualizing autism : moving beyond the behavioral to address cause, cure and prevention

K Shandley, D Austin

(2010), Vol. 2, pp. 25-30, Austism insights, Auckland, New Zealand, C1-1

journal
2009

Internet-based treatment for panic disorder : does frequency of therapist contact make a difference?

B Klein, D Austin, C Pier, L Kiropoulos, K Shandley, J Mitchell, K Gilson, L Ciechomski

(2009), Vol. 38, pp. 100-113, Cognitive behaviour therapy, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

A therapist?assisted internet?based CBT intervention for posttraumatic stress disorder : preliminary results

B Klein, J Mitchell, K Gilson, K Shandley, D Austin, L Kiropoulos, J Abbott, G Cannard

(2009), Vol. 38, pp. 121-131, Cognitive behaviour therapy, London, England, C1-1

journal

A cluster randomised trial of an internet-based intervention program for tinnitus distress in an industrial setting

J Abbott, V Kaldo, B Klein, D Austin, C Hamilton, L Piterman, B Williams, G Andersson

(2009), Vol. 38, pp. 162-173, Cognitive behaviour therapy, London, England, C1-1

journal
2008

A controlled trial of internet-based cognitive-behavioural therapy for panic disorder with face-to-face support from a general practitioner or email support from a psychologist

C Pier, D Austin, B Klein, J Mitchell, P Schattner, L Ciechomski, K Gilson, D Pierce, K Shandley, V Wade

(2008), Vol. 5, pp. 29-39, Mental health in family medicine, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Therapist-assisted, internet-based treatment for panic disorder: can general practitioners achieve comparable patient outcomes to psychologists

K Shandley, D Austin, B Klein, C Pier, P Schattner, D Pierce, V Wade

(2008), Vol. 10, pp. 14-39, Journal of medical internet research, Toronto, Canada, C1

journal

Is internet-based CBT for panic disorder and agoraphobia as effective as face-to-face CBT

L Kiropoulos, B Klein, D Austin, K Gilson, C Pier, J Mitchell, L Ciechomski

(2008), Vol. 22, pp. 1273-1284, Journal of anxiety disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

An internet-based investigation of the catastrophic misinterpretation model of panic disorder

D Austin, L Kiropoulos

(2008), Vol. 22, pp. 233-242, Journal of anxiety disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

An investigation of porphyrinuria in Australian children with autism

D Austin, K Shandley

(2008), Vol. 71, pp. 1349-1351, Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A, London, England, C1-1

journal

Discriminant validity of the sensory profile in Australian children with autism spectrum disorder

T Brown, M Leo, D Austin

(2008), Vol. 28, pp. 253-266, Physical and occupational therapy in pediatrics, New York, N. Y., C1-1

journal

Somatic symptoms, hypochondriasis and psychological distress: a study of somatisation in Australian general practice

D Clarke, L Piterman, C Byrne, D Austin

(2008), Vol. 189, pp. 560-564, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

An epidemiological analysis of the 'autism as mercury poisoning' hypothesis

D Austin

(2008), Vol. 20, pp. 135-142, International journal of risk and safety in medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

The use of virtual reality hypnosis with two cases of autism spectrum disorder : a feasibility study

D Austin, J Abbott, C Carbis

(2008), Vol. 25, pp. 102-109, Contemporary hypnosis, London, Eng;and, C1-1

journal
2007

A psychometric evaluation of the Learning Styles Questionnaire : 40-item version

B Klein, L McCall, D Austin, L Piterman

(2007), Vol. 38, pp. 23-32, British journal of educational technology, London, England, C1-1

journal
2006

Do GPs use electronic mental health resources? A qualitative study

D Austin, C Pier, J Mitchell, P Schattner, V Wade, D Pierce, B Klein

(2006), Vol. 35, pp. 365-366, Australian family physician, South Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal

Managing panic disorder in general medical practice

D Austin, G Blashki, D Barton, B Klein

(2006), Vol. 1, pp. 108-115, Lekarz Rodzinny, [Warsaw, Poland], C1-1

journal

Internet administration of three commonly used questionnaires in panic research : equivalence to paper administration in Australian and Swedish samples of people with panic disorder

D Austin, P Carlbring, J Richards, G Andersson

(2006), Vol. 6, pp. 25-39, International journal of testing, London, England, C1-1

journal

The relationship between attachment style, anxiety sensitivity and interpretive bias among adolescent nonclinical panickers

D Austin, R Jamieson, J Richards, J Winkelman

(2006), Vol. 23, pp. 31-41, Behaviour change, Cambridge, England, C1-1

journal

A test of core assumptions of the catastrophic misinterpretation model of panic disorder

D Austin, J Richards

(2006), Vol. 30, pp. 53-68, Cognitive therapy and research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal

Modification of the Body Sensations Interpretation Questionnaire (BSIQ-M) : validity and reliability

D Austin, J Richards, B Klein

(2006), Vol. 20, pp. 237-251, Journal of anxiety disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Internet vs. paper and pencil administration of questionnaires commonly used in panic/agoraphobia research

P Carlbring, S Brunt, S Bohman, D Austin, J Richards, L Ost, G Andersson

(2006), Vol. 23, pp. 1421-1434, Computers in human behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Efficacy of internet therapy for panic disorder

B Klein, J Richards, D Austin

(2006), Vol. 37, pp. 213-238, Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Interpretation of ambiguous interoceptive stimuli in panic disorder and nonclinical panic

J Richards, D Austin, M Alvarenga

(2006), Vol. 25, pp. 235-246, Cognitive therapy and research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal

Internet cognitive behavioural therapy for panic disorder : does the inclusion of stress management information improve end-state functioning?

J Richards, B Klein, D Austin

(2006), Vol. 10, pp. 2-15, Clinical psychologist, London, England, C1-1

journal
2005

Managing panic disorder in general practice

D Austin, G Blashki, D Barton, B Klein

(2005), Vol. 34, pp. 563-571, Australian family physician, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal
2001

The catastrophic misinterpretation model of panic disorder

D Austin, J Richards

(2001), Vol. 39, pp. 1277-1291, Behaviour research and therapy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

Use of Online Technology to Promote Self-Management And Recovery in People with Psychosis

Dr Neil Thomas, Prof Michael Kyrios, Dr John Farhall, A/Prof David Austin, Prof Susan Rossell, Prof David Castle, Prof Leon Sterling, Prof Greg Murray, Dr Ellie Fossey, Dr Cathy Mihalopoulos, Ms Julie Anderson, Ms Susan Farnan, Prof Jayashri Kulkarni, Dr Lisa Brophy, Ms Laura Collister, A/Prof Denny Meyer

Mental Illness Research Fund

  • 2016: $73,570
  • 2015: $14,013
  • 2014: $53,384

Timely intervention: Efficacy of a depression symptom monitoring smartphone app to deliver psychological intervention at time of greatest need

A/Prof Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Dr Ben Richardson, Prof Britt Klein, A/Prof David Austin, Prof Helen Austin, Prof David Castle, Prof Helen Skouteris, Dr Lucy Busija

Aust Rotary Health - Mental Health of Young Australians Research Grant

  • 2017: $43,415
  • 2016: $57,887
  • 2015: $46,096

Other Public Sector Funding

MoodSwings: an online intervention for bipolar affective disorder

Prof Michael Berk, Ms Sue Lauder, Prof David Castle, Ms Monica Gilbert, Prof L Pitterman, A/Prof B Klein, A/Prof David Austin, Dr G Murray, A/Prof A Chester, Dr Seetal Dodd, Ms C Holdsworth, Dr J Chamberlain, Ms L Berk

  • 2011: $14,831

ALLPlay BETTAFooty - an evidence-based, culturally-tailored training program and toolkit

Prof Nicole Rinehart, A/Prof David Austin, Prof Bruce Tonge

  • 2017: $493,917

ALLPlay Dance program for children and young people with disabilities

Prof Nicole Rinehart, A/Prof David Austin, Prof Jane McGillivray, Dr Tamara May, Dr Trina Hinkley, Prof Helen Skouteris, Dr Jennifer McGinley

  • 2017: $627,580

Industry and Other Funding

The genetic basis of mercury sensitivity in pink disease survivors

A/Prof David Austin, Prof Ken Walder, Ms Shakuntla Gondalia, Kerrie Shandley, A/Prof Enzo Palombo, Dr Simon Knowles, Mr Matthew Garrecht

  • 2014: $9,074
  • 2013: $25,720
  • 2012: $18,389

David Austin - Autism Research

A/Prof David Austin

  • 2014: $250

POSH: Online training program for Prevention of Severe Hypoglycaemiain adults with type 1 diabetes

Prof Jane Speight, Dr Christel Hendrieckx, Dr Steven Trawley, Prof Timothy Skinner, A/Prof David Austin

  • 2016: $3,636
  • 2015: $36,363

Online Brief Intervention for Young People Using Crystalline Methamphetamine

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Bosco Rowland, A/Prof David Austin

  • 2015: $19,990

Online psychoeducation and support service for Adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease transitioning to adult services

A/Prof David Austin, Dr Simon Knowles

  • 2015: $12,040

AFL Auskick Disability Inclusive Program

Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Helen Skouteris, Prof Jane McGillivray, A/Prof David Austin

  • 2017: $250,000
  • 2016: $250,000

ALLPlay: Stakeholder-informed community-based interventions to improve physical and mental health outcomes in children with Cerebral Palsy and their caregivers

Prof Nicole Rinehart, A/Prof David Austin, Dr Carmel Sivaratnam

  • 2017: $30,000

Getting children moving: An evaluation of the effectiveness of the Joy of Moving program in Australian primary school aged children

Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Jane McGillivray, A/Prof Peter Enticott, A/Prof David Austin, Dr Emma Sciberras, Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Dr Jarrad Lum, Dr Christian Hyde

  • 2017: $280,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Leigh Davis Elliott

Thesis entitled: Improving social and behavioural functioning in children with autism spectrum disorder: A videogame skills based feasibility trial

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2016

Michelle Stewart

Thesis entitled: Traumatic stress in parents of children with autism spectrum disorder

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2015

Christine Brown

Thesis entitled: Autism spectrum disorder, essential fatty acids and infant feeding

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Kerrie Ann Shandley

Thesis entitled: An investigation of the potential association between mercury and Autism Spectrum Disorder: an interdisciplinary approach

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2013

Shakuntla Gondalia

Thesis entitled: Gastrointestinla Microbiota in Austistic Spectrum Disorder

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Associate Supervisor
2016

Rita George

Thesis entitled: Sexual Orientation and Gender-identity in High Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology