Dr Kate Hall

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Clinical Psychology, Australian National University, 2002

Contact

kate.hall@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68383, 95132

Biography

Dr Hall is a Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. Her research focuses on the role of emotion dysregulation as a transdiagnostic treatment target for vulnerable young people with complex mental health and substance use issues, with an emphasis on borderline personality disorder (BPD) and substance use disorders (SUD). In her work, she utilises face-to-face, telephone and technology enhanced methods to deliver interventions. Furthermore, she develops and translates evidence based interventions into community and health settings with a focus on transdiagnostic approaches, Motivational Interviewing and mindfulness and acceptance based Cognitive Behavioural Therapies.  

Key interests: emotion regulation, substance use disorders, borderline personality disorder, development from adolesence to young adulthood, vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, motivational interviewing, acceptance-based cognitive behavioural therapies, mindfulness.

Dr Hall Leads the Treatment stream for the Deakin Centre for Drug, Alcohol and Addiction Research (CEDAAR).

Dr Hall is a member of the Deakin Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED) in the Adolescence to Young Adulthood Stream (AYAS).

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Biography summary

Dr Hall is a Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. Her research focuses on the role of emotion dysregulation as a transdiagnostic treatment target for vulnerable young people with complex mental health and substance use issues, with an emphasis on borderline personality disorder (BPD) and substance use disorders (SUD).

Research interests

Coexisting substance use and mental health disorders, treatment of Substance Use Disorders, transdiagnostic treatments, emotion regulation, Borderline Personality Disorder, acceptance-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapies, mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing.

Affiliations

Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS)

Member, APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Registered Clinical Supervisor, AHPRA

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Endorsement AHPRA

Teaching interests

Post Graduate Teaching:

Unit co-Chair HPS 706-906 Case Analysis

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders HPS 708-908

Psyhological Interventions 1, Motivational Interviewing HPS 777-977

Psychopathology, Substance Use and Addictive Disorders  

Professional Masters Program, Substance Use and AOD System

 

Undergraduate Teaching:

Addictions Unit

Psychopathology 

Knowledge areas

Treatment of coexisting mental health and substance use disorders

Emotion regulation based transdiagnostic treatments

Motivational Interviewing

Research translation for evidence based psychological interventions into community, justice and health settings 

Expertise

Dr Hall is a Clinical Psychologist with expertise in the treatment of Substance Use Disorders and co-existing mental health disorders, with an emphasis on emotion dysregulation and Borderline Personality Disorder.
  • Addiction

Research groups

Lead, Treatment Stream Deakin Centre Drug, Alcohol and Addiction Research (CEDAAR).

Member, Deakin Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED). Adolescence to Young Adulthood Stream (AYAS).

Projects

ERIC: helping vulnerabe young people regulate emotions and control impulses.

ERIC is a transdiagnostic intervention designed to promote health social and emotional development in vulnerable young Australians by cultivating helpful emotion regulation and impulse control skills. 

Current projects: QLD Department of Justice and Attorney General; Headsapce Frankston; Goulburn Valley Health; YSAS; NSW Health. 2017-2019

The Ready2Change Progam: a randomised controlled trial of a telephone-based intervention for alcohol misuse. NHMRC 2017-2019.

A randomised control trial of cognitive bias modificaion training during early recovery from alcohol dependence. NHMRC 2017-2019.

Publications

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2019

Profiles of emotion regulation in young people accessing youth mental health and drug treatment

E Sloan, K Hall, G Youssef, R Moulding, H Mildred, P Staiger

(2019), Vol. 43, pp. 769-780, Cognitive therapy and research, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal

Combining approach bias modification with working memory training during inpatient alcohol withdrawal: an open-label pilot trial of feasibility and acceptability

Victoria Manning, Katherine Mroz, Joshua Garfield, Petra Staiger, Kate Hall, Dan Lubman, Antonio Verdejo-Garcia

(2019), Vol. 14, pp. 1-6, Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy, London, Eng., C1

journal

A structured telephone-delivered intervention to reduce problem alcohol use (Ready2Change): study protocol for a parallel group randomised controlled trial

D Lubman, J Grigg, V Manning, K Hall, I Volpe, S Dias, A Baker, P Staiger, J Reynolds, A Harris, J Tyler, D Best

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 1-12, Trials, London, Eng., C1

journal
2018

An emotion regulation treatment for young people with complex substance use and mental health issues: a case-series analysis

E Sloan, K Hall, A Simpson, G Youssef, R Moulding, H Mildred, P Staiger

(2018), Vol. 25, pp. 427-441, Cognitive and behavioral practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Distress, emotional clarity, and disordered eating in young people with complex emotional and behavioural difficulties

E Sloan, R O'donnell, V Bianchi, A Simpson, R Cox, K Hall

(2018), Vol. 22, pp. 148-157, Clinical psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Emotional dysregulation as a target in the treatment of co-existing substance use and borderline personality disorders: a pilot study

K Hall, A Simpson, R O'Donnell, E Sloan, P Staiger, J Morton, D Ryan, B Nunn, D Best, D Lubman

(2018), Vol. 22, pp. 112-125, Clinical psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of cognitive bias modification training during inpatient withdrawal from alcohol use disorder

Victoria Manning, Joshua Garfield, Samuel Campbell, John Reynolds, Petra Staiger, Jarrad Lum, Kate Hall, Reinout Wiers, Dan Lubman, Antonio Verdejo-Garcia

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 1-12, Trials, London, Eng., C1

journal
2017

Benzodiazepine use of community-based violent offenders: a preliminary investigation

B Albrecht, P Staiger, D Best, K Hall, S Nielsen, D Lubman, P Miller

(2017), Vol. 22, pp. 295-303, Journal of Substance Use, C1

journal

Meta-analysis of the relationship between impulsivity and substance-related cognitive biases

D Leung, P Staiger, M Hayden, J Lum, K Hall, V Manning, A Verdejo-Garcia

(2017), Vol. 172, pp. 21-33, Drug and alcohol dependence, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

"It's not as easy as saying, 'just get them to eat more veggies'": exploring healthy eating in residential care in Australia

R Cox, R Emond, S Punch, I McIntosh, K Hall, A Simpson, H Skouteris

(2017), Vol. 117, pp. 275-283, Appetite, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Emotion regulation as a transdiagnostic treatment construct across anxiety, depression, substance, eating and borderline personality disorders: a systematic review

E Sloan, K Hall, R Moulding, S Bryce, H Mildred, P Staiger

(2017), Vol. 57, pp. 141-163, Clinical psychology review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2016

After 30 years of dissemination, have we achieved sustained practice change in motivational interviewing?

K Hall, P Staiger, A Simpson, D Best, D Lubman

(2016), Vol. 111, pp. 1144-1150, Addiction, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Motivational drive and alprazolam misuse: a recipe for aggression?

B Albrecht, P Staiger, K Hall, N Kambouropoulos, D Best

(2016), Vol. 240, pp. 381-389, Psychiatry research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Cognitive bias modification training during inpatient alcohol detoxification reduces early relapse: a randomized controlled trial

V Manning, P Staiger, K Hall, J Garfield, G Flaks, D Leung, L Hughes, J Lum, D Lubman, A Verdejo-Garcia

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 2011-2019, Alcoholism: clinicla and experimental research, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Development and Implementation of a Structured intervention for alcohol use disorders for telephone helpline services

D Best, K Hall, A Guthrie, M Abbatangelo, B Hunter, D Lubman

(2015), Vol. 33, pp. 118-131, Alcoholism treatment quarterly, London, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Benzodiazepine use and aggressive behaviour: a systematic review

B Albrecht, P Staiger, K Hall, P Miller, D Best, D Lubman

(2014), Vol. 48, pp. 1096-1114, Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, England, C1

journal

A model for predicting clinician satisfaction with clinical supervision

D Best, E White, J Cameron, A Guthrie, B Hunter, K Hall, S Leicester, D Lubman

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 67-78, Alcoholism treatment quarterly, Philadelphia, PA, C1

journal
2012

Motivational interviewing techniques: Facilitating behaviour change in the general practice setting

K Hall, T Gibbie, D Lubman

(2012), Vol. 41, pp. 660-667, Australian Family Physician, C1

journal
2011

Managing borderline personality disorder and substance use: An integrated approach

D Lubman, K Hall, A Pennay, S Rao

(2011), Vol. 40, pp. 376-381, Australian Family Physician, C1-1

journal

A systematic review of interventions for co-occurring substance use disorder and borderline personality disorder

A Pennay, J Cameron, T Reichert, H Strickland, N Lee, K Hall, D Lubman

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 363-373, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, C1-1

journal

Helping someone with problem drug use: A delphi consensus study of consumers, carers, and clinicians

A Kingston, A Morgan, A Jorm, K Hall, L Hart, C Kelly, D Lubman

(2011), Vol. 11, BMC Psychiatry, C1-1

journal

MAKINGtheLINK: A school-based health promotion programme to increase help-seeking for cannabis and mental health issues among adolescents

B Berridge, K Hall, P Dillon, L Hides, D Lubman

(2011), Vol. 5, pp. 81-88, Early Intervention in Psychiatry, C1-1

journal

Screening and intervention for mental health problems in alcohol and other drug settings: Can training change practitioner behaviour?

N Lee, L Jenner, A Baker, A Ritter, L Hides, J Norman, F Kay-Lambkin, K Hall, F Dann, J Cameron

(2011), Vol. 18, pp. 157-160, Drugs : education, prevention and policy, London, England, C1-1

journal
2008

Issues in responding to co-occurring mental health and drug-related problems : a clinician's perspective

S Knightbridge, K Hall, R King, T Rolfe

(2008), pp. 90-107, Drug use and mental health : effective responses to co-occurring drug and mental health problems, Melbourne, Vic., B1-1

chapter
2006

Patterns of memory dysfunction in current and 2-year abstinent MDMA users

J Ward, K Hall, C Haslam

(2006), Vol. 28, pp. 306-324, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

A randomised controlled trial of Cognitive Bias Modification training during early recovery from alcohol dependence

Dr Victoria Manning, A/Prof Antonio Verdejo-Garcia, Prof Dan Lubman, A/Prof Petra Staiger, Dr Kate Hall, A/Prof Jarrad Lum

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2019: $4,631
  • 2018: $1,764
  • 2017: $24,144

The R2C Program: A randomised controlled trial of a telephone-based intervention for alcohol misuse

Prof Dan Lubman, Prof Amanda Baker, A/Prof Petra Staiger, A/Prof David Best, Dr Victoria Manning, Dr Kate Hall, A/Prof John Reynolds, Prof Anthony Harris

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2018: $4,594
  • 2017: $17,129

Other Public Sector Funding

Youth Justice and Deakin University pilot of the Emotional Regulation and Impulse Control (ERIC) program

Dr Kate Hall, A/Prof Petra Staiger, Dr Angela Simpson

  • 2016: $27,022

ERIC Translational Research Project - Goulburn Valley Health

Dr Kate Hall, Dr Angela Simpson

  • 2017: $35,000

Embedding ERIC into the Intensive Support Service

Dr Kate Hall

  • 2018: $9,551
  • 2017: $48,000

Dovetail Implementation of ERIC for Youth AOD Practitioners.

Dr Kate Hall

  • 2019: $30,000

Industry and Other Funding

Next generation youth 'Alcohol and Drug' services in Victoria

Dr Andrew Bruun, Mr Dom Ennis, Dr Kate Hall, Dr Angela Simpson, A/Prof Petra Staiger

  • 2016: $100,210
  • 2015: $44,175

ERIC Translational Research Project ¿ Frankston Southern PHN Youth Severe

Dr Kate Hall, Dr Angela Simpson, Dr Elise Sloan

  • 2018: $20,000
  • 2017: $20,000

ERIC Translational Research Project - Uniting Care ReGen Youth Catalyst Program

Dr Kate Hall, Dr Angela Simpson

  • 2018: $12,600

Emotional Regulation and Impulse Control (ERIC) in Stonington education services. A translational research initiative to support student wellbeing.

Dr Kate Hall, Ms Amanda Dudley

  • 2018: $15,000

Research Consultancy Proposal-KEYS framework

Dr Kate Hall

  • 2019: $23,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2018

Elise Sloan

Thesis entitled: Emotion Regulation in Young People with Complex Mental Health and Substance Use Issues

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Associate Supervisor
2017

Daniel Leung

Thesis entitled: Understanding the Relationship between Impulsivity and Cognitive Biases in the Treatment of Substance Misuse

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2016

Aimee Catherine Stevens

Thesis entitled: Alcohol-Related Cognitions: The Role of Positive and Negative Reinforcement

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2015

Bonnie Albrecht

Thesis entitled: Benzodiazepine-related aggression: consideration of intrapersonal factors

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology