Andrew McClelland

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School: School of Science Engineering & Technology
Department: Psychology
Position: Senior Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South

Dr Andrew has developed, coordinated, and taught a number of postgraduate programs and courses in Australia at various universities including Monash, Flinders, Deakin, Nan Tien Institute and CQUni.

  • PhD (Psychological Medicine) - Monash University (Australia)
  • B.Psych (Hons) - Flinders University (Australia)

Undergraduate psychology courses: Principles

  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Cravings reduction techniques
  • Anger, resentment and cardiovascular disease, and community wellbeing

  • In production (2023): McClelland, A., & Weil, R. A comparison of the effects of visuospatial and non-visuospatial distraction tasks on self-induced food cravings in men and women with grade 3 obesity, and a non-obese sample
  • Martin, P., Reece, J., Lauder, S., & McClelland, A. (2011). A randomised controlled trial of a social support intervention, Applied Psychology: Health and Wellbeing, 3(1), 44-65
  • McClelland, A.B., Jones, K.V., & Douglas Gregg, M.E. (2009). Psychological and cumulative cardiovascular effects of repeated angry rumination and visuospatial suppression. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 74, 166-173

Dr Andrew has supervised thirty-eight 4th year psychology thesis students.

Dr Andrew has worked as a counsellor, therapist, provisional psychologist, researcher, educator, group programs and short-courses developer/facilitator, and mental health practitioner for around 30 years.