Dr Madeleine Ferrari
- Organisational Area
- Faculty of Health Sciences
- School of Behavioural and Health Sciences (NSW)
Building 640 - Edward Clancy Building (167-169 Albert Road, Strathfield NSW 2135)-Ground-Room 640.G.02
Dr Ferrari's research interests are in the areas of clinical and health psychology. Her research focuses on adolescent wellbeing and the development of early intervention programs to promote positive mental health. She is passionate about self-compassion and cultivating a healthy and supportive way of treating oneself. She is also interested in the way individuals understand and manage complex chronic illnesses such as diabetes. Dr Ferrari is a registered psychologist with clinical endorsement and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She graduated from Macquarie University with a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology. Madeleine has lectured at ACU (Strathfield campus) since 2015. She also currently supervisors Honours and Masters research projects in addition to lecturing in undergraduate and postgraduate psychology courses.
Ferrari, M., Hunt, C., Harrysunker, A., Abbott, M.J., Beath, A.P, & Einstein, D.A. (2019) Self-Compassion Interventions and Psychosocial Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis of RCTs. Mindfulness. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-019-01134-6
Ferrari, M., Yap, K., Scott, N., Einstein, D. A., & Ciarrochi, J. (2018). Self-compassion moderates the perfectionism and depression link in both adolescence and adulthood. PloS one, 13(2), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192022
Inwood, E., & Ferrari, M. (2018). Mechanisms of Change in the Relationship between Self?Compassion, Emotion Regulation, and Mental Health: A Systematic Review. Applied Psychology Health and Wellbeing. https://doi.org/10.1111/aphw.12127
Ferrari, M., Dal Cin, M., & Steele, M. (2017). Self-compassion is associated with optimum self-care behaviour, medical outcomes and psychological well-being in a cross-sectional sample of adults with diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, 34(11), 1546-1553.
Rogers J.M., Ferrari M., Mosely K., Lang C.P., & Brennan L. (2017) Mindfulness-based interventions for adults who are overweight or obese: a meta-analysis of physical and psychological health outcomes. Obesity Review. 18(1):51-67.
Ferrari, M., & Whillier, S. (2017). Mental health knowledge and common misconceptions in a master of chiropractic final year cohort. The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 12(3), 150-160.
Ferrari, M., McIlwain, D. & Ambler, G. (2016) A qualitative comparison of needles and insulin pump use in children with type-1 diabetes , Journal of Health Psychology, p. 1-11,l DOI: 1359105316653999.
Dobie, A., Tucker, A., Ferrari, M., & Rogers, J.M., (2015), Preliminary Evaluation of a Brief Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Intervention for Mental Health Professionals, Australian Psychiatry, 24(1), 42-45, DOI: 1039856215618524.
Fraser, M., MacKenzie, J., Wiesbrot, D. & Tan, W. (2013) Transition from Legal Education to Practice: Competitions Fulfil the Missing Link, Legal Education Review 23(1&2), 131-153.
Fraser, M. & Boag, S. 2011 The Excitation Transfer Paradigm and Emotional Intelligence: Predicting Interpersonal Attraction. In Boag, S. & Tiliopoulos, N. (Eds) Personality and Individual Differences: Theory, Assessment, and Application. New York: Nova.
·        Registered Psychologist with Clinical Endorsement in NSW with Australian  Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
·        Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Page last updated: 2018-01-22
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