Professional Associates

Jodie Bradnam

BSocSc (Psyc) HONS, MPsyc (Clin), MAPS

Jodie Bradnam is a Clinical Psychologist and full member of the Australian Psychological Society. Jodie is also completing her PhD and has worked as a Senior Teaching Fellow at Bond University since 2005, teaching Love, Sex and Relationships, a popular undergraduate Psychology Elective in the School of Psychology. She is actively involved in academic teaching and research and is passionate about the integration of research and clinical practice. Jodie’s research interests include the use of technology in romantic relationships and the role of attachment anxiety and attachment avoidance in determining relationship satisfaction and stability in relationships.

In her clinical practice, Jodie provides interventions across the lifespan, with a special focus in the area of relationships and couples therapy. Jodie works with a range of adult presentations including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, relationships, life transitions, parenting, perinatal issues, substance abuse and stress. Jodie uses Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Emotion Focussed Therapy and supportive counselling in a nonjudgmental and safe environment. Jodie brings to her role a passion for supporting clients through challenging times, building resilience and life skills that promote personal growth and psychological wellbeing.

Publications 

Lyvers, M., Barker, B., & Bradnam, J. (2003). Memory, cognition, mood and impulsivity in current and former users of MDMA (ecstasy): Testing the serotonergic neurotoxicity deficit hypothesis (Poster abstract). Journal of psychosomatic research, 55(2), 156-157.

Dr Bruce Watt
BA (Hons) Psych, MPsych, MAPS, MCFPS, MCCLP

Dr Bruce Watt is a Forensic and Clinical Psychologist, employed as an Assistant Professor with Bond University, and is Program Director for the Master of Psychology Forensic program. Dr Watt lectures in psychological assessment and forensic psychopathology. Commencing his career researching interventions with incarcerated violent offenders, he has subsequently investigated family based interventions for antisocial youth, predictors of juvenile violent recidivism, community correlates of violence and psychopathy, evaluation of a return to work assist program, animal cruelty and firesetting among juvenile offenders, and juvenile fitness for trial. Currently he is investigating arson-related homicides, high risk psychotic phenomena, juvenile threats of harm to others, and individual case study of skateboard injuries.

Beyond academia, Bruce’s private practice specialises in forensic psychology assessment for Children’s Court, Criminal Court and Family Law. He has worked and provided supervision in forensic mental health for 18 years.

www.drbrucewatt.com.au