Dr Rhiannon Fogliati

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Dr Rhiannon Fogliati
Principal Clinical Psychologist

PhD, MClinPsych, BPsych(Hons)

Rhiannon is a clinical psychologist and completed her Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), Master of Clinical Psychology, PhD, and Postgraduate fellowship at Macquarie University.

Rhiannon has worked clinically in private practice, public health, and research settings. She has experience providing evidence-based treatments to clients presenting with a range of issues including anxiety, depression­­­, and stress. Through her postdoctoral fellowship, Rhiannon also gained considerable experience helping people with chronic health conditions, including chronic pain, to manage the impact of their health conditions on their emotional wellbeing and quality of life.

Rhiannon seeks to work collaboratively with clients to help them identify their goals for therapy and to provide targeted strategies to assist them in moving towards these. She provides skills-based treatment from a cognitive behavioural therapy framework, using primarily Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Rhiannon was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Commendation in 2015 for her PhD thesis and was also awarded the APS College of Clinical Psychologists Student Prize in 2015 in recognition of her skills in both clinical practice and clinically-relevant research.

Rhiannon is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and is a Board-approved supervisor. She is also a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association and is registered to provide Medicare services.

Rhiannon offers consultations in person at our practice in Croydon, and via Telehealth. She consults on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Please contact us if you would like more information about Rhiannon’s availability or if you would like to book an appointment.

/ selected contributions

Bisby, M., Dear, B.F., Karin, E., Fogliati, R…Titov, N. (2023). An open trial of the Things You Do Questionnaire: Changes in daily actions during internet-delivered treatment for depressive and anxiety symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders. Doi. 10.1016/j.jad.2023.02.117

Dear, B.F., Scott, A. J., Fogliati, R…Titov, N. (2022). The Chronic Conditions Course: A randomised controlled trial of an internet-delivered transdiagnostic psychological intervention for people with chronic health conditions. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. Doi. 10.1159/000522530.

Dear, B.F., Karin, E., Fogliati, R…Schroeder, L. (2021). The Pain Course: A randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of an internet-delivered pain management program. Pain. Doi. 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002507.

Dear, B. F., Fogliati, V. J., Fogliati, R…Jones, M. (2018). Transdiagnostic internet-delivered cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) for adults with functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID): A feasibility open trial. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. Doi. 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2018.02.015.

Dear, B. F., Gandy, M., Karin, E., Fogliati, R.,…Titov, N. (2018). The Pain Course: 12 and 24 month outcomes from a randomised controlled trial of an internet-delivered pain management program provided with different levels of clinician support. Journal of Pain. Doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.07.005.

Dear, B. F., Karin, E., Fogliati, R., Dudeney, J.,…Schroeder, L. (2020). A cost-effectiveness analysis of an internet-delivered pain management program delivered with different levels of clinician support: Results from a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Pain, doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2020.11.003.

Fogliati, R., & Bussey, K. (2015). The effects of cross-examination on children’s coached reports. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 21, 10-23. doi: 10.1037/law0000036.

Fogliati, R., & Bussey, K. (2014). The effects of cross-examination on children’s reports of neutral and transgressive events. Legal and Criminological Psychology. doi: 10.1111/lcrp.12010.

McLellan, L. F., Fitzpatrick, S., Lyneham, H., Fogliati, R., Wuthrich, V., Hudson, J. L., & Rapee, R. (2015). Cool Kids online treatment program. Sydney, Australia: Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University.

Scott, A. J., Bisby, M. A., Heriseanu, A. I., Salameh, Y., Karin, E., Fogliati, R., Dear, B. F. (2023). Cognitive behavioral therapies for depression and anxiety in people with chronic disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review. Doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2023.102353

Staples, L. G., Dear, B. F., Gandy, M., Fogliati, V., Fogliati, R., Karin, E., Nielssen, O. & Titov, N. (2019). Psychometric properties and clinical utility of brief measures of depression, anxiety, and general distress: The PHQ-2, GAD-2, and K-6. General Hospital and Psychiatry, 56, 13-18.

Staples, L. G., Dear, B. F., Johnson, B.,…Fogliati, R.,…Titov, N. (2019). Internet-delivered treatment for young adults with anxiety and depression: Evaluation in routine clinical care and comparison with research trial outcomes. Journal of Affective Disorders. Doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.05.058.

Tapp, B., Gandy, M., Fogliati, V. J., Karin, E., Fogliati, R…Dear, B. F. (2018). Psychological distress, help-seeking, and perceived barriers to psychological treatment among Australian parents. Australian Journal of Psychology. doi: 10.1111/ajpy.

Core contributor to the following report: Powell, M., Westera, N., Goodman-Delahunty, J., & Pichler A. S. (August, 2016), ‘Report for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: An evaluation of how evidence is elicited from complainants of child sexual abuse’.