About

Joanna is a chartered clinical psychologist. She joined JCU (Singapore Campus) in October 2013. She currently lectures on the professional course in clinical psychology and the undergraduate course in psychology. She is responsible for clinical and research supervision of trainee clinical psychologists.

Joanna completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University College London in the UK. She then worked for five years in the UK National Health Service, specialising in working with adults with severe and enduring mental health problems and offending behaviour in both inpatient secure hospitals and community settings. Her clinical knowledge covers a wide-range of presenting problems, with particular interest in trauma, psychosis and personality disorder and their links to offending behaviour. Her clinical approach is primarily cognitive-behavioural with a special interest in schema-focused therapy. In the UK she had links with the Institute of Psychiatry and Hertfordshire University, teaching and supervising placements for clinical psychology trainees and forensic psychology masters students.

Teaching
  • PY4112: Ethics for Research and Professional and Evidence Based Practice (Level 4; CNS, SIN & TSV)
  • PY4114: Operationalising the Scientific Practitioner Model (Level 4; SIN & TSV)
  • PY5001: Psychological Assessment (Level 5; SIN & TSV)
  • PY6010: Evaluation and Research (Level 6; SIN)
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Research
  • Forensic Psychology Qualitative Research Schema Theory
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Current
  • Does the Schema Model explain developmental origins and maintaining factors of depression? (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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