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Richard Lakeman

BN(Massey), BA(Hons)(Massey), GradDipMentalHlth(UQ), MMH(Psych)(UQ), DNursingSc(JCU)

Associate Professor

Faculty of Health

Telephone
+61 7 55893354
Email
[email protected]
Location
Room B7.41, Gold Coast
Richard Lakeman

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Orchid ID

0000-0002-4304-5431

Biography

Richard has worked in the mental health field as a clinician, researcher, manager and academic in Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. He originally trained as a nurse and latter as a psychotherapist. He has primarily worked with people with complex needs as a psychotherapist, in acute care and in community settings.

Research

Richard has a diverse portfolio of research interests. Projects have included how people deal with trauma, mental health programme evaluation, mental health recovery, stigma and discrimination, how people recover from suicidal crisis, and surveys relating to professional competency in psychotherapy.

Teaching

Richard has a similar complex portfolio of teaching and currently co-ordinates the SCU online post graduate mental health programmes. He has developed and taught courses to homeless sector workers, peer support organisations (e.g. GROW), and a wide variety of health professionals

Other

Richard is a Fellow of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

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