A/Prof. Melissa O'Shea



Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology


Faculty of Health


School of Psychology


Geelong Waterfront Campus


+61 3 524 79486


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Yoga and mental health: a synthesis of qualitative findings

H Capon, M O'Shea, S McIver

(2019), Vol. 37, pp. 122-132, Complementary therapies in clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Youth depression alleviation-augmentation with an anti-inflammatory agent (YoDA-A): protocol and rationale for a placebo-controlled randomized trial of rosuvastatin and aspirin

A Quinn, O Dean, C Davey, M Kerr, S Harrigan, S Cotton, A Chanen, S Dodd, A Ratheesh, G Amminger, M Phelan, A Williams, A Mackinnon, F Giorlando, S Baird, S Rice, M O'Shea, M Schäfer, E Mullen, S Hetrick, P McGorry, M Berk

(2018), Vol. 12, pp. 45-54, Early intervention in psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal article

A qualitative evaluation of a regional Early Psychosis Service 3 years after its commencement

T Callaly, C Ackerly, M Hyland, S Dodd, M O'Shea, M Berk

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 382-385, Australian Health Review, C1-1

journal article

Description and qualitative evaluation of Jigsaw, an integrated young persons' mental health program

T Callaly, S Dodd, C Ackerly, P Hantz, M O'Shea, M Berk

(2009), Vol. 17, pp. 480-483, Australasian Psychiatry, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Deakin Family Options: A randomized controlled trial of enhanced cognitive therapy and family education for youth depression, anxiety and substance abuse.

A/Prof Andrew Lewis, Prof John Toumbourou, Prof Lina Ricciardelli, A/Prof Tess Knight, Ms Melanie Bertino, A/Prof Melissa O'Shea, Ms Reima Pryor

  • 2012: $11,837
  • 2011: $106,533

Establishment of a Translational Mental Health Research Program.

A/Prof Melissa O'Shea

  • 2021: $75,000
  • 2020: $75,000

An evaluation of the first two years of implementation of the Australian Mental Health Leaders Fellowship (AMHLF).

A/Prof Sandeep Reddy, A/Prof Grant Phelps, Mr John Rasa, Mr Imran Muhammad, A/Prof Martin Hensher, A/Prof Melissa O'Shea, Prof Michael Berk

  • 2021: $25,652
  • 2020: $51,305

Industry and Other Funding

Improving physical and mental health and wellbeing

Dr Subhadra Evans, A/Prof Melissa O'Shea

  • 2018: $63,000
  • 2017: $50,000

Industry Partnership: Deakin University and Barwon Child Youth and Families.

A/Prof Melissa O'Shea, Prof Jane McGillivray, Kate Morrissey

  • 2021: $31,563
  • 2020: $45,270
  • 2019: $65,672

An examination of an interprofessional models and partnership between headspace Geelong and Deakin University for the youth mental health workforce.

A/Prof Melissa O'Shea, A/Prof Genevieve Pepin

  • 2021: $56,000
  • 2020: $96,000


No completed student supervisions to report