Dr Susan Joyce Cowie

Registered Clinical Psychologist, BSc, MSc/PGDipClinPsych

Profile Image
Senior Tutor

Research | Current

Presently enrolling for PhD focused on maternal mental health.

Teaching | Current

As a Senior Tutor in the Clinical Psychology training Programme I have a number of roles including those listed below.

  1. Teaching clinical skills including professional issues, assessment and management of suicide and hopelessness, cognitive behaviour therapy, and therapy for anxiety disorders.
  2. Clinical Internship arrangement and liaison.
  3. Supervision training to practicing and potential supervisors. I am happy for Clinical Psychologists in the field to contact me regarding supervision training or if they are interested in providing placement or internship supervision for our students.
  4. Clinical supervision to students on placement at the Psychology Clinic at Tāmaki Campus.

Areas of expertise

  • Mental health issues for women particularly with young children
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Member of the NZ College of Clinical Psychologists

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Cartwright, C., Barber, C., Cowie, S., & Thompson, N. (2016). A trans-theoretical training designed to promote understanding and management of countertransference for trainee therapists. Psychotherapy research : journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 1-15. 10.1080/10503307.2016.1252071
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Claire Cartwright

Contact details

Primary location

SCIENCE CENTRE 302 - Bldg 302
Level 2, Room 264
23 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand