Ms Julia Reynolds

BA (Hons) (UWA) MPsych (Clin) (UWA), MAPS, AFBPsS, CPsychol
Clinical Psychologist


Julia has extensive experience in diverse Clinical Psychology roles and has worked in private practice and public sector services for people affected by substance use and major mental health concerns. 

Julia has contributed to the development, evaluation and management of online mental services and contributes clinical expertise the CMHR research program. 

She also has extensive experience in training psychologists and other allied health practitioners in the clinical use of e-mental health resources.


Research interests

Member, Implementation team: ANU Grand Challenges project: Your Health in Your Hands: Future Personalised Medical Technologies for a Sustainable and Effective Healthcare.



Muñoz,R. F., Chavira, D. A.,  Himle, J. A. Koerner, K., Muroff, J., Reynolds, J., Rose, R. D., Ruzek, J. I., Teachman, B. A. and Schueller, S. M., (Submitted). Digital Apothecaries: A vision for making health care interventions accessible worldwide. mHealth

van Spijker, B., Werner-Seidler, A., Batterham, P. J., Mackinnon, A., Calear, A, Gosling, J., Reynolds, J., Kerhof Ad J. F. M., Solomon, D., Shand, F., Christensen, H. (2018). Effectiveness of a web-based self-help program for suicidal thinking in an Australian community sample: The Healthy Thinking trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research 20(2), e15. DOI 10.2196/jmir.8595

Banfield, M., Gulliver, A., Reynolds, J., Miller, S, Galati, C. and Morse, A. (2017). Pilot trial of a peer-led e-mental health recovery application in an adult mental health service: Study protocol. Journal of Internet Research: Research Protocols. 6(12):e248. DOI: 10.2196/resprot.8795

Griffiths, K. M., Carron-Arthur, B., Reynolds, J., Bennett, K., & Bennett, A. (2017). User  characteristics and usage of an open access moderated internet support group for depression and other mental disorders: A prospective study Internet Interventions, 7, 9 – 15. DOI:10.1016/j.invent.2016.11.003

Griffiths, K.M., Carron-Arthur, B., Reynolds, J., Bennett, K. and Bennett, A. & (2016). User characteristics and usage of an open access moderated Internet support group for depression and other mental disorders: A prospective study, Internet Interventions, 7, 9-15. DOI: 10.1186/s12888-016-1073-5

Carron-Arthur, B., Reynolds, J., Bennett, K., Bennett, A., & Griffiths, K. (2016). What’s all the talk about? Topic modelling in a mental health Internet support group. BMC Psychiatry, 16, 367. DOI: 10.1186/s12888-016-1073-5

Carron-Arthur, B., Reynolds, J., Bennett, K., Bennett, A., Cunningham, J. & Griffiths, K. (2016). Community structure of a mental health internet support group: Modularity in user thread participation. JMIR Mental Health, 3(2), e20. DOI: 10.2196/mental.4961

Reynolds J., Griffiths K.M., Cunningham J.A., Bennett, K. & Bennett, A. (2015). Clinical Practice Models for the use of e-mental health resources in primary health care by health professionals and peer workers: A conceptual framework. JMIR Mental Health, 2(1): e6. DOI: 10.2196/mental.4200   

Kyrios, M., Abbott, J., Reynolds, J., & Thomas, N. (2015). Ethical aspects of psychological assessment, treatment and research over the Internet. In S. Morrissey, P. Reddy, G. Davidson, & A. Allan (Eds.), Ethics and professional practice for psychologists (2nd. ed., pp. 122-133). Melbourne: Cengage.

Gulliver A., Bennett K., Bennett A., Farrer L.M., Reynolds J. & Griffiths K. (2015). Privacy Issues in the Development of a Virtual Mental Health Clinic for University Students: A Qualitative Study. JMIR Mental Health; 2(1): e9. DOI: 10.2196/mental.4294  

Griffiths, K.M., Reynolds, J., & Vassallo, S. (2015). An Online, Moderated Peer-to-Peer Support Bulletin Board for Depression: User-Perceived Advantages and Disadvantages. JMIR Mental Health, 2(2): e14. DOI: 10.2196/mental.4266

Van Spijker, B., Batterham, P.J., Calear, A., Farrer, L. & Christensen, H., Reynolds, J. & Kerkhof, A.J. (2014). The suicidal ideation attributes scale (SIDAS): Community-based validation study of a new scale for the measurement of suicidal ideation. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 44(4):408-19. DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12084

Bennett, K., Griffiths, K. M. & Reynolds, J. (2014). MoodGYM - oma-apuohjelma masennuksen ehkasiyyn, Terveyden ja Hyvinvoinnin Laitos:Tyopaperi-Sarja, Mental Health, 2(1) :e6. DOI: 10.2196/mental.4200

Reynolds, J., Allen, J., & Anderson, M. (Eds.). (2013). The light inside the shadow: an anthology ofworks by BlueBoard members. Canberra: ANU Press. Available online:

Christensen, H., Reynolds, J.& Griffiths, K.M. (2011). The use of e-health applications for anxiety and depression in young people: challenges and solutions. Early Interv Psychiatry, 5(Suppl 1):58-624. DOI:10.1111/j.1751-7893.2010.00242.x

Reynolds, J., Griffiths, K. & Christensen, H. (2011) Anxiety and depression: online resources and management tools. Aust Fam Physician, 40 (6):382-6.

Bennett, K., Reynolds, J., Christensen, H. & Griffiths, K. M. (2010). e-hub: an online self help mental health service in the community. M J A, 192(11): S48-S52.

Griffiths, K., & Reynolds, J. (2010). Online mutual support bulletin boards.  In Bennett-Levy J, Richards D, Farrand P, Christensen H, Griffiths K, Kavanagh D, Klein B, Lau M, Proudfoot J, Ritterband L, White J, Williams C, (Eds.), Oxford Guide to Low Intensity CBT Interventions (pp. 295-301). New York: Oxford University Press.

Reynolds, J., Lenton, S., Charlton, M. & Caporn, J. (1997). Shopping, baking and using: the manufacture, use and problems associated with heroin made in the home from codeine-based pharmaceuticals. In Erickson PG, Riley DM, Cheung YW, O'Hare PA, (Eds.), New public health policies and programs for the reduction of drug related harm (pp. 324-339).Toronto: University of Toronto Press.


2017   Content design and author: eMHPrac Online Learning Course for Therapists and eMHPrac Online Learning Course for General Health Workers

2016   Content design and author: eMHPrac Exchange information and discussion site for clinicians interested in using e-mental health resources (Now decommissioned, assets transferred to Black Dog Institute site)

2013   Content design and co-author: BeWellTeachWell: UK site to reduce teacher workplace stress

2010   Content design and author: the professional support site for e-hub online services

2008 - 2016 Updated content and research reviews in MoodGYM, e-couch and BluePages

Selected Conference Presentations     

Kyrios, M. and Reynolds J (2017). Workshop: Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies. Applying CBT in the Digital age: e-mental health resources and skills for practitioners. 51st Annual Convention, November 16-19, San Diego.

Reynolds J, Dickens K and Kavanagh D (2016). Workshop: Australian Psychological Society Congress. Using digital mental health technologies in your clinical practice: Practical strategies and ethical considerations. Melbourne, VIC.

Reynolds J. (2016). Australian Psychological Society Congress. Chaired Symposium and delivered paper: Reynolds, Casey, Rehm, Wallace, Poyser, White and Clough. Towards the development of e-MH competencies for psychologists. Melbourne, VIC

Reynolds J. (2016) Invited Early/ Mid-career Plenary. 8thWorld Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy (WBCBT). Melbourne, VIC

Reynolds J. (2016) Invited: symposium discussant. 8thWorld Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy (WBCBT). Outcome evaluation in a private practice setting. Melbourne.

Reynolds J. (2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011). Workshops in e-mental health. APS College of Clinical Psychologists National Conferences.

Knight, R., Reynolds, J., Kneebone, I., Pestell C., Conroy, W., Kay, O., & Littlefield, L. (2015). Future of Psychology- Specialist Clinical Psychology Registration: To be or not to be? Panel Forum. 50th APS Annual Golden Jubilee Conference. Gold Coast, QLD.

Reynolds, J. (2014). Convened symposium and presented paper on the use of e-mental health in Australian psychological practice. APS Annual Conference. Hobart, TAS.

Reynolds J. (2013) e-mental health programs in Australia (invited by symposium convenor): 7th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy, Lima, Peru. 

Reynolds J. (2012). Keynote: 1st National APS e-Psychology Conference: Full- day workshop in e-mental health. Brisbane QLD. 

Reynolds J. (2012). Keynote: Private Practice Conference, APS Melbourne Branch. 

Reynolds, J., Christensen, H. and Griffiths, K. (2010). Half-day workshop on the use of e-mental health tools in psychology practice. 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Melbourne, VIC.