Research Officer/Clinical Psychologist
Dr Angela Maguire
Dr Angela Maguire is a Clinical Psychologist with a Research PhD, Master’s in Clinical Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Queensland. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) and a Fellow of the College of Clinical Psychologists (FCCLP). She holds an Adjunct Senior Fellow position with the University of Queensland. Dr Maguire is leading a project on the health and wellbeing needs of military and veteran families for Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation.
Dr Maguire has held research, teaching, clinical, and administrative roles across the university and public health sectors and has provided consultancy services to the profit and not-for-profit sectors.
In her academic and health service roles she has initiated, led and coordinated strategic research agendas and supervised research assistants, students and professional staff. She has lectured and coordinated undergraduate and postgraduate courses across a range of content areas in psychology and research methodology. In addition to capacity building in research and clinical practice, Dr Maguire has actively participated in initiatives designed to support researchers—including female researchers—to progress and excel in their chosen fields. Dr Maguire has contributed to the (re)design of websites, and the development and documentation of specialised software. She has obtained competitive funding for her research, has presented at national and international conferences, and has published theoretical and empirical research in the international peer-reviewed literature.
In her roles as a psychologist and counsellor, she has worked with a range of client groups (child, youth, adult and older adult) from different lifestyles and cultures across a variety of settings: mental health, alcohol and other drug, general medical, tertiary hospital, forensic, education, employment and training, and family. Her clinical work has focused on care coordination and evidence-based individual and group intervention for persons with complex needs and high-risk behaviours. She has experience providing education, training and specialised advice to practitioners from a range of disciplines and clinical practice supervision to junior and student psychologists.
Dr Maguire has experience in governance and administration in the university and public health sectors and has served on several advisory committees dedicated to aligning clinical practice, education, and research with health service priorities and population needs. She has considerable expertise and experience in developing business case applications to support health service policy and planning, service (re)design and implementation, and experience evaluating health service interventions.