• The University of Western Australia (M304), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


David is a registered psychologist and a Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor. He is Co-Director of the Perth Emotion & Psychopathology Lab (emotionpsychopathologylab.com). David's main research and practice interests are in transdiagnostic approaches to assessing, conceptualising, and treating emotional disorders/problems. David has led the development of several widely used psychometric tools, including the Perth Alexithymia Questionnaire (PAQ) and Perth Emotion Regulation Competency Inventory (PERCI). Much of David’s work uses structural equation modelling to examine the structure of emotional constructs and their links to psychopathology.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Industry keywords

  • Clinical Trials
  • Diagnostics
  • Health

Research expertise keywords

  • Clinical psychology
  • emotion regulation
  • Psychopathology
  • Affective disorders
  • Assessment
  • Psychometrics
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)


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