Associate Professor Claire Thompson
James Cook University, Singapore
Topic : The cultural bases in the training of clinical psychologists in Asia
Associate Professor Claire Thompson has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Queensland, a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Bond University, and a PhD from the University of New South Wales. She is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Singapore Register of Psychologists. Dr Thompson has over 25 years of professional experience in clinical, research and teaching psychology. She has also worked in private practice, mental health service management and professional supervision of psychologists. She has taught psychology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, at several institutions in Australia and Singapore. Her research interests, publications and conference presentations are in the area of clinical and counselling psychology, particularly mental health and cognition in older age and cultural aspects of Clinical Psychology training programs.