Current Research Projects

Do You or Someone You Care For Suffer From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Researchers are inviting people suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) for a thorough assessment of their symptoms (90 to 120 minute interview and questionnaires). Participants will also be invited to participate in a related study assessing heart rate and brain waves.


Prof Brakoulias

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The use, optimal use and barriers to the use of exposure therapy in everyday clinical practice.

You are invited to participate in a research study that aims to understand the use of exposure therapy techniques in clinical practice. This project has been approved by the Human Research and Ethics Committee of Western Sydney University (Approval number; H12488).

Your involvement will require the completion a brief demographics survey, followed by brief surveys about your exposure therapy use and potential barriers to this use. This survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Individuals who complete the questionnaire will be invited to go in the draw to win one of four AUD$100 eGift cards for their participation.

You will be asked to read the information sheet, and complete the consent form online before proceeding to fill out the questionnaire.

To access the questionnaire, please use the following link

We understand that you are busy and your participation is greatly appreciated.


Ms. Karen Moses
Senior Clinical Supervisor / Clinical Services Coordinator

Palliative Care and Intellectual Disability

We would like to conduct one-off interviews with  a) physicians, nurses, social workers and pastoral care workers who work in palliative care, and b) have cared for, or anticipate caring for, a person with intellectual disability who is dying. We would like to know about your experiences with this kind of care. Interviews will take between 30 to 45 minutes, either in-person or over the phone.


Dr Michele Wiese
(02) 4736 0067

Living with bipolar disorder

We are recruiting people living with bipolar disorder to complete a survey that explores the participants experience of BD and how it impacts on their quality of life.

Please visit to find out more:


Dr Tania Perich