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Personal profile


Dr Petrakis' career focus in research is to achieve excellence in mental health services research. She has a particular emphasis on the implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP), conducting practice-based research (PBR), and the fostering of practitioner-researcher opportunities for skilled clinicians. She is actively engaged in supporting lived experience voices in research, and in co-production with emerging consumer and carer researchers.

External positions

Senior Research Fellow, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Jul 2007 → …

Research area keywords

  • recovery
  • recovery-oriented practice
  • Mental Health Services
  • Mental health
  • Family caregiving
  • Program evaluation
  • solution focused brief therapy
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosocial Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Social attitudes toward people with a disability
  • Social dimensions of health and illness
  • Suicide
  • carepath
  • clinical practice guidelines
  • early psychosis
  • Mental Disorders/Illness
  • Psychiatry


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