Emma Doolan

Emma Doolan

Emma Doolan

Doctoral/MPsychol (Clinical) Candidate

BPsychSc (Hons), UNSW 2014

BSc (Mathematics and Statistics), UNSW 2011

Contact details

Email: Emma Doolan

Office: Mathews, Level 14

Research Summary

Supervisor: Scientia Professor Richard Bryant

Co-supervisor: Dr Angela Nickerson

Research Areas: Emotion regulation, trauma, PTSD, attachment, individual differences. 


Wakefield, C.E., Doolan, E.L., Fardell, J.E., Signorelli, C., Quinn, V.F., Tucker, K.F., Patenaude, A.F., Marshall, G.M., Lock, R.B., Georgiou, G. and Cohn, R.J., 2018. Protocol for the avatar acceptability study: a multiperspective cross-sectional study evaluating the acceptability of using patient-derived xenografts to guide personalised cancer care in Australia and New Zealand. BMJ Open, 8(8), p.e024064

Morina, N., Bryant, R.A. Doolan, E.L. Martin-Sölch, C. Plichta, M. Pfaltz, M.C. Schnyder, U. Schick, M., & Nickerson, A. (in press).The impact of enhancing perceived self-efficacy in torture survivors. Depression and Anxiety.

Doolan, E. L., Bryant, R. A., Liddell, B. J., & Nickerson, A. (2017). The conceptualization of emotion regulation difficulties, and its association with posttraumatic stress symptoms in traumatized refugees. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 

Wakefield, C. E., Fardell, J. E., Doolan, E. L., Aaronson, N. K., Jacobsen, P. B., Cohn, R. J., & King, M. (2017). Participation in psychosocial oncology and quality-of-life research: a systematic review. The Lancet Oncology, 18(3), e153-e165.

Wakefield, C. E., Fardell, J. E., Doolan, E. L., Drew, D., Abreu Lourenco, R., Young, A. L., & Cohn, R. J. (2017). Grandparents of children with cancer: Quality of life, medication and hospitalizations. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 64(1), 163-171.

Robertson, E.G., Sansom-Daly, U.S., Wakefield, C.E., Ellis, S.J., McGill, B., Doolan, E.L., Cohn, R.J. (2015). Sexual and romantic relationships: Experiences of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. Journal of Adolescent and young Adult Oncology.

Wakefield, C. E., Sansom-Daly, U. M., McGill, B. C., Ellis, S. J., Doolan, E. L., Robertson, E. G., ... & Cohn, R. J. (2016). Acceptability and feasibility of an e-mental health intervention for parents of childhood cancer survivors: “Cascade”. Supportive Care in Cancer24(6), 2685-2694.

Wakefield, C., Lin, S., Drew, D., McLoone, J., Doolan, E., Young, A., ... & Cohn, R. (2015). Development and Evaluation of an Information Booklet for Grandparents of Children With Cancer. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 1043454215602689

Wakefield, C.E., Drew, D., Ellis, S.J., Doolan, E.L., McLoone, J. K., Cohn, R. J. (2014).'What they're not telling you': A new scale to measure grandparents' information needs when their grandchild has cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 94(3) 351–355.

Wakefield, C.E., Drew, D., Ellis, S.J., Doolan, E.L., McLoone, J. K., Cohn, R. J. (2014). Grandparents of children with cancer: A controlled study of distress, support and barriers to care. Psycho-Oncology, 23(8), 855-861.

Wakefield, C.E., Thorne, H., Kirk, J., Niedermayr, E., Doolan, E.L., the Kathleen Cunningham National Consortium for Research into Familial Breast Cancer (kConFab) and Tucker, K. (2013). Improving mutation notification when new genetic information is identified in research: A trial of two strategies in familial breast cancer. Genetics in Medicine, 15(3), 187-94.