Associate Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin Frances

Associate Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin is a Psychologist and Lecturer in the Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, and Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the  National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South. She is internationally recognised for her innovative computer based interventions for mental health and substance use disorders. She has also worked in a clinical research capacity with people experiencing psychotic disorders, personality disorders, and substance use problems. Dr Kay-Lambkin has a strong publication and funding record. She is a Chief Investigator on several projects that are being conducted as part of this CRE.







Sally Hunt Sally Hunt Profile Picture

Sally Hunt is a Clinical Psychologist and Project Manager at the University of New South Wales. She has over 15 years experience working clinically with a range of clients including children, young people, and adults with depression, psychosis, anxiety disorders and alcohol and other substance use problems. Sally is soon to submit her PhD on the cognitive functioning of people with co-occurring depression and alcohol use disorders.






Jenny Geddes

Jenny Geddes

Jenny Geddes is a Clinical Psychologist and Project Coordinator for iTreAD at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), University of New South Wales. Jenny has worked clinically for over 15 years with a range of clients, including young people and adults, and for a range of problems including depression, anxiety, psychosis, chronic pain, alcohol and substance abuse and cardiovascular disease. Her clinical experiences range the health sector, private practice, university and correctional settings. Jenny has also been employed in a research capacity for over 10 years and has been involved in a number of NHMRC funded trials primarily in cardiovascular disease risk for people with psychosis and online treatments for people with comorbid alcohol/other substance use and depression.







Kathryn Woodcock Kathryn Woodcock 2

Kathryn Woodcock commenced working as a Research Assistant for Dr Frances Kay-Lambkin and Professor Amanda Baker in April 2011 following the completion of Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)(Hons) degree.  Over the next two years, Kathryn worked across a number of projects relating to comorbid mental health and substance abuse including the Self Help for Alcohol and Depression trial and The Healthy Lifestyles Project. She is currently a PhD candidate with the School of Public Health and Community Medicine (UNSW) and was awarded a scholarship through the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales.






Kellie Cathcart kellie

Kellie is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar with The University of New South Wales. She  has worked with a wide range of clients including children and families, disability, eating disorders, drug and alcohol, depression, anxiety and loss and grief. She has worked in health, private and non government not for profit organisations. Kellie joined Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use  in 2013 as a Research Psychologist and completed her Masters of Clinical Psychology in 2015 at the University of Newcastle.