Dr Brian English


With over 30 years experience as an applied psychologist and developmental coach working in a wide range of areas, I bring a holistic, values-based approach to personal growth and development.

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), the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (AAPi), am a Fellow of the APS College of Community Psychology, and a credentialed coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

Here is a list of some of my publications that reflect the breadth of my research work over the years.

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

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.