Prof. Andrew Page

Andrew C Page is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor in the School of Psychological Science, University of Western Australia. He is director of the Western Australia Centre for Mental Health Research and his current research focus is on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of psychological treatments as well as the prediction and prevention of self-harm and suicide. For over twenty-five years he has been research consultant to a private psychiatric hospital, Perth Clinic, and in this capacity their Clinical Improvement Team has been developing a “mental health thermometer” which they are using to monitor outcomes during treatment to ensure that feedback about patients who are not on track can be used to ensure the best possible health outcomes. He is a past National President of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy and the inaugural winner of the Tracy Goodall Early Career Award in recognition of his innovation in research and treatment. He has published over 160 research papers, books, and book chapters and including Alternatives to suicide: Beyond risk and towards a life worth living.

Accepting HRD students: Y

Current and future research projects

- Development of a Temporal Vulnerability Index to Predict Suicide

- Understanding temporal patterns of psychiatric readmission

- Predicting drop-out from mental health treatment

- Reducing self-harm and suicidal behaviours in young people.

- "I think; therefore I am": Loneliness and neurodevelopmental disorders

- Online for a healthy Mind: Promoting Mental health the Health(y) Way