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Dr Ian de Terte

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Psychological resilience, PTSD/trauma, and high-risk occupations.    

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Forensic Psychology (170104): Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106): Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis (170110): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000): Sport and Exercise Psychology (170114)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 4

Research Outputs

Journal

Shailer, JL., Gammon, RA., & de Terte, I. (2017). An investigation of the fidelity to a Wraparound Process in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Psychology. 46(2), 87-98
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gammon, R., Shailer, J.
Manning-Jones, S., de Terte, I., & Stephens, C. (2017). The Relationship Between Vicarious Posttraumatic Growth and Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Health Professionals. Journal of Loss and Trauma. 22(3), 256-270
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
Manning-Jones, S., De Terte, I., & Stephens, C. (2016). Secondary traumatic stress, vicarious posttraumatic growth, and coping among health professionals; a comparison study. New Zealand Journal of Psychology. 45(1), 20-29
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
Manning-Jones, S., de Terte, ID., & Stephens, CV. (2015). Vicarious posttraumatic growth: A systematic literature review. International Journal of Wellbeing. 5(2), 125-139
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
McWilliams, J., De Terte, I., Leathem, J., Malcolm, S., & Watson, J. (2014). Transformers: A programme for people with an intellectual disability and emotion regulation difficulties. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behaviour. 5(4), 178-188
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Leathem, J.
McWilliams, J., de Terte, I., Leathem, J., & Malcolm, S. (2014). An evaluation of an emotion regulation programme for people with an intellectual disability. Therapeutic Communities: The International Journal of Therapeutic Communities. 35(3), 105-118 Retrieved from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Leathem, J.
De Terte, I., & Stephens, C. (2014). Psychological resilience of workers in high-risk occupations. Stress and Health. 30(5), 353-355
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
De Terte, I., Stephens, C., & Huddleston, L. (2014). The development of a three part model of psychological resilience. Stress and Health. 30(5), 416-424
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
Mooney, MF., Paton, D., de Terte, I., Johal, S., Karanci, AN., Gardner, D., . . . Johnston, D. (2011). Psychosocial Recovery from Disasters: A Framework Informed by Evidence. NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY. 40(4), 26-38
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gardner, D., Glavovic, B., Johal, S.
Johal, S., Chambers, R., Collins, S., de Terte, I., Gardner, D., Glavovic, B., . . . Johnston, D. (2011). Potential social and psychological consequences of the Rena incident: Lessons from an international perspective. New Zealand Medical Journal. 124(1345), 86-89
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gardner, D., Glavovic, B., Johnston, D.
Johal, S., Chambers, R., Collins, S., de Terte, I., Gardner, D., Glavovic, B., . . . Johnston, D. (2011). Potential social and psychological consequences of the Rena incident: Lessons from an international perspective. The New Zealand Medical Journal. 124(1345), 86-88 Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/124-1345/4959/content.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gardner, D., Johal, S., Johnston, D.
Mooney, MF., Paton, D., De Terte, I., Johal, S., Karanci, AN., Gardner, D., . . . Johnston, D. (2011). Psychosocial recovery from disasters: A framework informed by evidence. New Zealand Journal of Psychology. 40(4), 26-38
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gardner, D., Glavovic, B., Johal, S., Johnston, D.
de Terte, I., Becker, J., & Stephens, C. (2009). An integrated model for understanding and developing resilience in the face of adverse events. Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology. 3(1), 20-26
[Journal article]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.

Book

de Terte, I., & Tilley, E. (2017). Risk communication: Following a maritime disaster. In Maritime Psychology: Research in Organizational and Health Behavior at Sea. (pp. 185 - 199).
[Chapter]Authored by: de Terte, I., Tilley, E.

Thesis

de Terte, ID. (2012). Psychological resilience in the face of occupational trauma: An evaluation of a multidimensional model. (Doctoral Thesis, Wellington)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: de Terte, I.Edited by: Johnston, D., Stephens, C.

Conference

Guilaran, J., de Terte, ID., Kaniasty, K., & Stephens, CV.Social support among disaster first responders: A review of the literature.. . Wellington
[Conference Paper]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
Manning-Jones, S., de Terte, ID., & stephens, C.Coping strategies that are utilised by helping professions: Can psychologists learn something?. . Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
Gammon, RA., Shailer, J., & de Terte, ID. (2015, July). What New Zealand Users say about Wraparound. Presented at 19th Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gammon, R.
Manning, S., de Terte, ID., & Stephens, CV. (2014). The relationship between secondary traumatic stress and vicarious posttraumatic growth among health professionals: Linear or curvilinear?. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australasian Conference on Traumatic Stress
[Conference Poster]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
Tilley, EN., & de terte, I. (2014, October). Communicating with traumatised audiences. Presented at Media and Disasters. Royal Society, Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: de Terte, I., Tilley, E.
Manning, S., de Terte, ID., & Stephens, CV. (2014). Secondary traumatic stress and vicarious posttraumatic growth; How are they related?. Poster session presented at the meeting of 18th Australasian Conference on Traumatic Stress.. Melbourne, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
Johal, SS., Collins, S., Chambers, R., Gardner, D., Glavovic, B., Johnston, D., . . . Paton, D. (2012). Supporting psychosocial recovery from disasters: How an advisory group can help increase capacity. Proceedings of The 6th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference. Vol. 2 (pp. 17 - 17). New Zealand: 6th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gardner, D., Glavovic, B., Johal, S., Johnston, D.
de Terte, ID., & Stephens, C.Psychological resilience: A five part model. . Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
de Terte, ID., & Heetkamp, T. (2013, July). The relationship between psychological resilience and posttraumatic stress in young adults exposed to an earthquake. Presented at Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR) Conference. Faro, Portugal.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: de Terte, I.
de Terte, ID. (2013, September). Institute of Clinical Psychology - Case Study Forum: Defence Trauma. Presented at The New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: Building bridges: Dialogues across psychology. Whakatina: Ngā kōrero o te Mātai Hinengaro. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: de Terte, I.
de Terte, ID., McWilliams, J., & Leathem, J. (2013, June). Are emotional regulation strategies able to be taught to people with an intellectual disability?. Presented at XIIIth International Conference of Forensic Mental Health Services: IAFMHS MMXIII: Empowering Forensic Mental Health Services: Integrating Research and Practice. Maastricht, The Netherlands.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: de Terte, I., Leathem, J.
Bauer, N., Leathem, J., & de Terte, I. (2012). Portrayals of concussion in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. In New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference: Standing Together as One: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 32 - 33). , New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference: Standing Together as One New Zealand: New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: de Terte, I., Leathem, J.
Bauer, N., Leathem, JM., & de Terte, I. (2012, April). Portrayals of concussion in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Presented at New Zealand Psychological Society and New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists Joint Conference: Standing Together as One. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: de Terte, I., Leathem, J.
Mooney, M., de Terte, I., Gardner, D., Glavovic, B., Huggins, T., Johnston, D., . . . Paton, D. (2011). An academic contribution to psychosocial recovery from disasters. In New Zealand Psychological Society [NZPsS] Conference: Peoples, Places, Paradigms: Growing and Changing: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 52 - 52). , New Zealand Psychological Society [NZPsS] Conference: Peoples, Places, Paradigms: Growing and Changing New Zealand: New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: de Terte, I., Gardner, D., Glavovic, B., Johal, S., Johnston, D.
Johnston, D., Becker, J., Coomer, M., Cronin, S., Daly, M., Doyle, E., . . . Wilson, T. (2011). Exploring elements of an effective recovery process. Proceedings of the Ninth Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Building an Earthquake-Resilient Society. (pp. 1 - 8). New Zealand: 9th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering [PCEE 2011]: Building an Earthquake-Resilient Society
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: de Terte, I., Glavovic, B., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johal, S., Johnston, D., Tarrant, R.
McWilliams, J., De Terte, I., Leathem, J., & Malcolm, S.An evaluation of an emotion regulation programme for people with an intellectual disability.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: de Terte, I., Leathem, J.

Other

de Terte, ID., & stephens, CV. (2014). Psychological resilience of workers in high-risk occupations.. (pp. 353-435 - 353-435). Wiley
[Other]Authored by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.Edited by: de Terte, I., Stephens, C.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 6 2
CoSupervisor 1 1

Teaching

Further completed  postgradaute supervision:

Johnston, F. (2015). Police Stress, General Well-being and Job Satisfaction: The Moderating Effects of Social Support. Unpublished master's thesis, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand. 

Edmondson, K. (2015). Has the damage been done? Examining the effects of legal synthetic cannabis and subsequent effects of prohibition on synthetic cannabis and other illicit drug use. Unpublished master's thesis, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.

Bethell, F. L. (2015). PTSD and cardiac surgery: A pilot study to assess the effect of a brief psychoeducational intervention. Unpublished master's thesis, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.

Wojcierowska, B. E. (2015). How do social support and optimism moderate the relationship between traumatic exposure and PTSD symptoms? Unpublished master's thesis, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.

Laurence, N. C. (2013). The relationship between experiential avoidance and posttraumatic stress: A meta-analysis. Unpublished honours project, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.

Manning, S. F. (2013). Posttraumatic growth and posttraumatic distress; An exploratory study with New Zealand police officers. Unpublished honours project, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.

Heetkamp, T. A. (2013). Psychological outcomes for adolescents after the Canterbury earthquakes: Posttraumatic stress, resilience and related factors. Unpublished master's thesis, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • George Guthrie - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Consequence of exposure to secondary trauma in Clinical Psychologists: A quantitative inquiry
  • Tayla Reti - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    The impact of physical activity on Wellington free ambulance workers' experience of cumulative trauma
  • John Guilaran - PhD
    Social Support among Emergency First Responders: A Comparison of New Zealand and Philippine Samples
  • Nick Laurence - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    A pilot investigation into the efficacy of Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for general distress and general wellbeing
  • John Ford - PhD
    Prader-Willi syndrome and Hyperphagia; outcomes of residential services in New Zealand.

CoSupervisor of:

  • Zara Godinovich - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Emotion Recognition and Intellectual Disability: Development of the Kinetic Emotion Recognition Assessment (KERA) and Enquiry into the Emotion Specificity Hypothesis

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2016 - Shekinah Faith Manning-Jones - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Vicarious traumatic exposure among New Zealand health professionals: An exploration of coping strategies and vicarious posttraumatic growth
  • 2015 - Jenna Louise Hammington - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    The Evaluation of the Transformers Programme: An Emotion Regulation Programme for People who have an Intellectual Disability.

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2015 - Jacinda Lois Shailer - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Wraparound New Zealand: An Evaluation of Fidelity and Experiences

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