Dr Brian English

Applied Psychologist


An Endorsed Community Psychologist psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), I have over 30 years experience as an applied psychologist working across many of the different sub-fields of psychology.

My qualifications are: a BA (with honours) in psychology, a Post Graduate Certificate in Pain Management (College of Medicine, University of Edinburgh), a Master's degree in Applied Psychology, an MBA specialising in the management of organisational change, and a PhD (developmental psychology).

I have full membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and am a Fellow of the APS College of Community Psychology. I have also qualified as an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation.

Here is a list of some of my publications.

English, B.J. (2014). Neural and psychosocial mechanisms of pain sensitivity in fibromyalgia. Pain Management Nursing, 15(2), 530-538. 

English, B.J., & Chalon, C. (2011). Strengthening affective organizational commitment: the influence of fairness perceptions of management practices and underlying employee cynicism. The Health Care Manager, 30, 29-35.

English, B.J., Morrison, D. & Chalon, C. (2010). Moderator effects of organisational tenure on the relationship between psychological climate and affective commitment. Journal of Management Development, 29, 394-408.

English, B.J., Brown, C., & Halsmith, M. (2005). ‘Communities of practice’: Can they help separated families using ADR? ADR Bulletin. 8, 9-18.

English, B.J. (1997). Ethical evaluation for disadvantaged and minority target groups. American Journal of Evaluation, 18, 49-54.

English, B.J., Parry, T.S., & Donovan, M. (1988). Early behaviour, development and parenting in a very low birthweight infant group. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 24, 25-29.

Dolby, R., English, B.J., & Warren, B. (1982). Hospital practices that encourage reciprocity in the parent-infant relationship. In R.K. Oates (Ed.), Child Abuse: A Community Concern. Sydney: Butterworth.