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MA (with distinction). Department of Psychology, University of Otago,1996
PGDipClinPsyc., Department of Psychology, University of Otago, 1996
B.A.(Hons), Department of Psychology, Otago University, 1993
Rachael Collie holds a MA in psychology and a Post Graduate Diploma in clinical psychology from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Before coming to UMR, she taught clinical and forensic psychology at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, for several years and maintained a small private practice. Prior to that, she worked for six years as a clinical psychologist for the New Zealand Department of Corrections.
Ms Collie is responsible, in tandem with Mr James Winchip, for teaching introduction to psychology, human development across the lifespan, and abnormal psychology. Courses at previous institutions have included ‘Psychology, Crime, and Law’, ‘Abnormal Psychology’, “Psychology of Criminal Conduct’, ‘Adult Clinical Assessment’, and ‘Clinical Criminal Psychology’.
Ms Collie’s research addresses personality disorder in offenders, understanding sexual and violent offending, and assessment and rehabilitation of offenders.
Collie, R. M. (2011). Youth Offenders. In J. Low & P. Jose (Eds), in Lifespan development: New Zealand perspectives. Pearson Education.
Gannon, T. A., Collie, R. M., Ward, T., & Thakker, J. (2008). Rape: Psychopathology, theory and treatment. Clinical Psychology Review, 28, 982-1008.
Collie, R. M., Vess, J., & Murdoch, S. (2007). Violence-related cognition: Current research. In T. Gannon, T. Ward, T Beech, & D. Fisher (Eds.), Aggressive offenders cognition: Theory, research and practice (pp. 179-197). Chichester: Wiley.
Collie, R. M., & Ward, T. 92007). Professional judgment and decision-making. In I. E. Evans, M. O’Driscoll, & J. J. Rucklidge (Eds.), Professional practice of psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington, NZ: New Zealand Psychological Society.
Ward, T., Collie, R. M., & Bourke, P. (2009). Models of offender rehabilitation. In A. Beech, L. Craig, & K. Browne (Eds.), Assessment and treatment of sexual offenders: A handbook (pp 293-310). Wiley.