School of Psychology staff

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School of Psychology and Psychology Services (clinics) staff by campus:

You can make a toll-free call to a staff member at any campus if you are within one of the free calling areas below. Ring your local campus number followed by the staff extension number.

  • Auckland campus +64 9 414 0800
  • Manawatū campus +64 6 356 9099
  • Wellington campus: +64 4 801 5799

Contact details +64 (09) 414 0800  ext. 43106

Dr Angela McNaught BA, BA(Hons)(First Class), PGDipClinPsych, PhD

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology


Contact details

  • Ph: xtn 43106
    Location: 3.23, Albany Library Building
    Campus: Albany Village


  • Bachelor of Arts - Otago University (1991)
  • Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) - Massey University (1998)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology - Massey University (2003)
  • PhD - Massey University (2003)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Areas related to clinical and health psychology, particularly personality disorders, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, appearance medicine, social anxiety disorder, clinical competency issues, ethics in clinical practice, and technology uses in therapy.


Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 2

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 3 0
CoSupervisor 2 2

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Ella Kroch - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Exploring the Effectiveness of Combined Ketamine and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Treatment Resistant Depression: A Pilot Case Series
  • Emma Johnston - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Web-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Clinical Perfectionism
  • Pixie Armstrong-Barrington - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    The Treatment Barriers for Maori with Social Anxiety: A Maori Perspective

CoSupervisor of:

  • Pornchanoke Tipgomut - PhD
    "Cutting edge: Consumers' attitudes towards ads portraying female models who have undergone cosmetic surgery."
  • Antonia Dodds - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Retirement villages in New Zealand

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2016 - Sarah Marie Cluley - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Fathers of children with cancer: A narrative inquiry
  • 2015 - Freya Madeleine Lucy Smith - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    The Impact of Aggression Replacement Training on Emotion Regulation and Aggressive Behaviour

Media and Links


  • 13 Apr 2017 - Magazine
    Personality disorders can make GPs lives difficult
    This article in NZ Doctor Magazine describes in some detail a presentation I gave at the Goodfellow Symposium for Primary Care Practitioners in Auckland in March 2017 on how to work with individuals w

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