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Contact details +64 (04) 801 5799  ext. 63620

Dr John Fitzgerald

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology

I am a Registered Psychologist (Clinical) under the HPCA Act. Prior to arriving at Massey in 2015 I spent 8 years as Senior Clinical Psychologist with the CAMHS team at Taranaki DHB (1992-2001) and then 14 years as Director of The Psychology Centre in Hamilton (2001-2015).

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: extn 63620
    Location: 7C-51a, Block 7
    Campus: Wellington

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Non-sucidal self-injury, suicide risk and suicidal behaviour; monitoring change and measuring clincal outcomes; mental health and visual impairment; clinical psychology in primary healthcare settings; professional practice and ethics; various topics associated with Evidence Based Practice.

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

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

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Fitzgerald, JM., & Fitzgerald, CM. (2015). Brief screening for depression and anxiety in vision and other rehabilitation services. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 22(10), 492-496
[Journal article]Authored by: Fitzgerald, J.
Fitzgerald, JM. (2013). Psychologist prescribing in New Zealand: Is it worth considering?. Psychology Aotearoa. 5(2), 82-85
[Journal article]Authored by: Fitzgerald, J.

Conference

Fitzgerald, CM., Fitzgerald, JM., & Tairi, T. (2017, June). Listening to caregivers: Exploring the experiences of those supporting people with visual impairment.. Presented at Vision 2017 - Low vision rehabilitation: A global right. 12th International Conference of the International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation (ISLRR). The Hague, Netherlands.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fitzgerald, J., Tairi, T.
Taylor, JE., & Fitzgerald, J. (2016). The beginnings of a journey: Mental health service user perspectives in clinical psychology training at Massey University. In Diversity in Clinical Practice: Whakahangai te tikanga mahi: Conference Book(pp. 30 - 30). , New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (NZCCP) 27th National Conference: Diversity in Clinical Practice: Whakahangai te tikanga mahi Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Fitzgerald, J., Taylor, J.
Taylor, JE., & Fitzgerald, J. (2015). The beginnings of a journey: Mental health service user perspectives in clinical psychology training at Massey University. In Service User Academia Symposium 2015: Creating connections & building bridges together: One step closer: Programme & Abstracts, Service User Academia Symposium 2015: Creating connections & building bridges together: One step closer New Zealand: University of Otago
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Fitzgerald, J., Taylor, J.
Fitzgerald, JM., & Myers, J. (2014, September). Ethics in practice: Attitudes and behaviours amongst clinical psychologists in New Zealand. Presented at NZ Psychological Society Annual Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fitzgerald, J.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 1 0
CoSupervisor 1 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Louise Edwards - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicide risk among young adults: An examination of the role of perceived burdensomeness

CoSupervisor of:

  • Emily Cory - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Nonsuicidal Self-Injury and Perfectionism in Young Adults

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