Dr Jackie Feather

Senior Lecturer

Email: jackie.feather@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3448-0191

Professional activities:

Featured professional activities

    Appointment, affiliation, and membership

    • Co-leader Climate Psychology Taskforce, New Zealand Psychological Society (2014 - ongoing)
    • Centre for Interdisciplinary Trauma Research, AUT: Cluster Leader Trauma Informed Care, Centre for Interdisciplinary Trauma Research, FHES, AUT (2012 - ongoing)

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Waitoki, W. W., Feather, J. S., Robertson, N. R., & Rucklidge, J. R. (2016). Professional Practice of Psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: The New Zealand Psychological Society. Retrieved from http://www.psychology.org.nz/

Books

  • Feather, J. S., & Ronan, K. R. (2017). Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for child trauma and abuse: a step by step approach (Persian translation). Tehran, Iran: Tazkieh Publisher.

  • Feather, J. S., & Ronan, K. R. (2013). Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Child Trauma and Abuse A Step by Step Approach (Hebrew Edition). Haifa, Israel: Ach Publishing House Ltd.

  • Feather, J. S., & Ronan, K. R. (2012). Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Child Trauma and Abuse A Step-by-Step Approach (Korean Translation). Seoul, South Korea: Hakjisa Publisher, Inc.

  • Feather, J. S., & Ronan, K. R. (2010). Cognitive behavioural therapy for child trauma and abuse: An integrated step-by-step approach. UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Journal articles

  • du Preez, E., Feather, J., & Farrell, B. (2016). Counselling psychology in New Zealand. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 29(2). doi:10.1080/09515070.2015.1128397

  • Goodyear, R., Lichtenberg, J., Hutman, H., Overland, E., Bedi, R., Christiani, K., . . . Young, C. (2016). A global portrait of counselling psychologists’ characteristics, perspectives, and professional behaviors. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 29(2). doi:10.1080/09515070.2015.1128396

  • Feather, J. S., Howson, M., Ritchie, L., Carter, P. D., Parry, D. T., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2016). Evaluation methods for assessing users' psychological experiences of web-based psychosocial interventions: A systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(6). doi:10.2196/jmir.5455

  • Kosanke, C., Puls, B., Feather, J., & Smith, J. (2016). Minimizing intense relational dynamics to enhance safety: A thematic analysis of literature on sandtray work with adult trauma survivors. British Journal of Psychotherapy, 32(4). doi:10.1111/bjp.12242

  • Kosanke, G., Puls, B., & Feather, J. (2015). Sandtray work with adult trauma clients: Creating safety, facilitating communication and fostering healing. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Arts Therapy, 10(1).

  • Earl, T., Hodgson, E., Bunting, A., & Feather, J. (2014). Talking therapies in times of change. Journal of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists, 24(1).

  • Bellamy, A., Feather, J., Gibson, K., Howard, F., & Lambrecht, I. (2014). Psychology in Aotearoa 2020: Where are we going?. Psychology Aotearoa, 6.

  • Feather, J., & Kliem, A. (2013). Collaborative partnership and reflective practice: An intern counselling psychologist and client share their therapeutic journey. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 42(3).

  • Feather, J. (2012). CBT and Existentialism: Oxymoron or perfect partnership? [abstract]. In R. Scherman & C. Krageloh (Eds.), (p. 19). Auckland: Auckland University of Technology. Walking the talk: The 2012 collection of oral presentations from the School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies.

  • Feather, J. (2011). Step-by-step: Trauma-focused CBT. Counselling Children and Young People CCYP Journal.

  • Feather, J. (2011). Counselling psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand: A developing paradigm [abstract]. In R. Scherman & C. Krageloh (Eds.) Auckland: Auckland University of Technology.. Walking the talk: The 2011 collection of oral presentations from the School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies.

  • Feather, J. (2011). Feather, J. (2011). CBT, postmodernism and existential crises [abstract]. In R. Scherman & C. Krageloh (Eds.) Auckland: Auckland University of Technology.. Walking the talk: The 2011 collection of oral presentations from the School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies.

  • Feather, J. S., & Ronan, K. R. (2009). Trauma-focused CBT with maltreated children: A clinic-based evaluation of a new treatment manual. Australian Psychologist, 44.

  • Ronan, K. R., & Feather, J. S. (2009). Child maltreatment: Introduction to the special issue. Australian Psychologist, 44(3). Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

  • Feather, J. S., & Ronan, K. R. (2006). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for abused children with posttraumatic stress disorder: A pilot study. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 35(3). Retrieved from http://find.galegroup.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

  • Feather, J. (2004). Becoming a local scientist-practitioner. Social Work Now, 29. Retrieved from http://www.cyf.govt.nz/

Book chapters

  • Cargo, T., Waitoki, W., & Feather, J. S. (2016). Informed consent in the Aotearoa New Zealand context. In W. W. Waitoki, J. S. Feather, N. R. Robertson, & J. R. Rucklidge (Eds.), Professional Practice of Psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand (pp. 131-143). Wellington, New Zealand: The New Zealand Psychological Society. Retrieved from http://www.psychology.org.nz/

  • Abraham, Q., Feather, J., & Harre, N. (2016). "Bigger-than-self" issues: Implications for psychological practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. In W. W. Waitoki, J. S. Feather, N. R. Robertson, & J. R. Rucklidge (Eds.), Professional practice of psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand (pp. 543-559). Wellington, N.Z.: The New Zealand Psychological Society. Retrieved from http://www.psychology.org.nz/

  • Feather, J. (2014). Existential CBT: Back to the future [Abstract]. In R. Scherman (Ed.), Walking the talk: The 2013 collection of oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 41-42). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Feather, J. (2013). CBT and extistentialism: Oxymoron or perfect partnership?. In R. Scherman, C. Krageloh, & S. Nayar (Eds.), Walking the Talk: The 2012 Collection of Oral Presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 19-20). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Feather, J. (2011). Counselling psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand: A developing paradigm [abstract]. In R. Scherman, & C. Krageloh (Eds.), Walking the Talk: The 2011 Collection of Oral Presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 39). Auckland: AUT University.

  • Feather, J. (2011). CBT, postmodernism and existential crises [abstract]. In R. Scherman, & C. Krageloh (Eds.), Walking the Talk: The 2011 Collection of Oral presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 51). Auckland: AUT University.

  • Feather, J. (2011). CBT for child trauma and abuse. In R. Scherman, & C. Krageloh (Eds.), Walking the Talk: The 2011 Collection of Oral Presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. 9).

  • Feather, J. S., & Ronan, K. R. (2009). Assessment and interventions for child trauma and abuse. In J. Taylor, & M. Themessl Huber (Eds.), Safeguarding children in primary health care. UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Conference contributions

  • Ashwell, D., & Feather, J. (2019). Young adults in Aotearoa (New Zealand): The experiences of pro-environmental behaviour in relation to mental health and wellbeing. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: Tuiate ao whanui kia puawai – Our relational world, psychology contributing to human flourishing. Rotorua: Heike Albrecht. Retrieved from https://www.psychology.org.nz/pd-events/previous-conferences/

  • Parr, C., Feather, J., & Van Kessel, K. (2018). What are counselling psychologists’ views and experiences of using e-therapy in clinical practice?. In New Zealand Psychological Society’s Jubilee Conference: Te torino haere whakamua, whakamuri—The spiral of connection: psychology in the past, present and future. Auckland: Jade le Grice & Angela Arnold-Saritepe. Retrieved from https://www.psychology.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018-Handbook-for-website.pdf

  • Howson, M., Feather, J., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2018). The usefulness of Harmonised for mothers in supporting taitamariki to have healthy relationships. A clinician facilitated usability study. In New Zealand Psychological Society’s Jubilee Conference: Te torino haere whakamua, whakamuri—The spiral of connection: psychology in the past, present and future. Auckland: Jade le Grice & Angela Arnold-Saritepe. Retrieved from https://www.psychology.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018-Handbook-for-website.pdf

  • Feather, J. S., & Hart, A. S. (2017). Dominant Species Syndrome: A new concept to understand and change unsustainable human behaviour. In Proceedings of 6th Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology (CBP 2017) (pp. 79-82). Singapore: Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF). doi:10.5176/2251-1865_CBP17.22

  • Gaskell-Hahn, H., Feather, J. S., & Farvid, P. (2017). The psychological impact of anthropomorphic environmental change: behavioral, cognitive and emotional responses of millennials in New Zealand. In Annual International Conference Proceedings 6th Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology (CBP 2017) (pp. 73-78). Singapore: Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF). doi:10.5176/2251-1865_CBP17.20

  • Dawn, D., & Feather, J. (2017). Clients' experiences of therapy with intern counselling psychologists. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: The Science and Art of Psychology in NZ. Christchurch.

  • Gilmour, A., & Feather, J. (2017). The experiences and events that contribute to the developing identity of counselling psychologists in Aotearoa New Zealand. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: The Science and Art of Psychology in NZ. Christchurch.

  • Feather, J., & van Kessel, K. (2016). Integrating CBT into counselling psychology training in Aotearoa New Zealand: A contextual bicultural approach. In 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies 2016 (WCBCT). Melbourne.

  • Shea Hart, A., & Feather, J. (2015). Pioneering approach for human wellbeing and a sustainable future: Addressing Dominant Species Syndrome. In Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) National Symposium: Social workers as leaders and change agents. Sydney.

  • Gilbert, J., Feather, J. S., Carter, P., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2015). Usability testing of a web-based safety decision aid (isafe) for women: Lessons from situated co-inquiry. In 21st Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference. Melbourne.

  • Feather, J. (2015). An ecological approach to formulating presenting problems. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: Te Ao Turoa: The world in front of us. Hamilton.

  • Parry, D., Carter, P., Koziol-McLain, J., & Feather, J. (2015). A model for usability evaluation for the development and implementation of consumer eHealth interventions. In Proceedings of the 15th World Congress on Health and Biomedical Informatics: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics Vol. 216 (pp. 968). São Paulo: IOS Press. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-564-7-968

  • Feather, J., Carter, D., Koziol-McLain, J., & Parry, D. (2014). Situated co-inquiry: A method of usability testing to closely appreciate user experiences of an artifact in terms of the health needs and opportunities. In Medicine 2.0 2014. Hawaii. Retrieved from http://www.medicine20congress.com/

  • Feather, J. (2014). A dialectical model for helping clients to resolve a fundamental dilemma. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference Ka tū, ka oho - Te matai hinengaro me te ao hou Psychology in a Changing World. Nelson: NZ Psychological Society. Retrieved from http://www.psychology.org.nz/

  • Shea Hart, A., & Feather, J. (2014). Dominant Species Syndrome: A new concept to understand and manage unsustainable human behaviour. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference Ka tū, ka oho - Te matai hinengaro me te ao hou Psychology in a Changing World. Nelson: NZ Psychological Society. Retrieved from http://www.psychology.org.nz/

  • Rutherford, S., & Feather, J. (2014). Lifestyles for well being: Developing services, research capacity and evidence in an interprofessional setting. In 16th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. Yokohama.

  • Earl, T., Bunting, A., & Feather, J. (2013). Increasing access to talking therapies in adult mental health: Stepped care introduction and pilot. In T. Earl, Chair, Stepped Care Symposium.. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Auckland.

  • Lenaarts, M., Earl, T., & Feather, J. (2013). Therapists experiences of the introduction of stepped care in adult mental health services. In T. Earl, Chair, Stepped Care Symposium.. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Auckland.

  • Feather, J. (2013). Existential CBT: Back to the future. In 7th World Congress of Behavioural & Cognitive Therapies. Lima. Retrieved from http://www.researchgate.net/54133b0e0cf2788c4b359488.pdf

  • Feather, J. (2013). CBT and Existentialism: Why these are important for counselling in a changing world.. In Tertiary Counsellors’ Hui. Auckland.

  • Feather, J. (2012). CBT and Existentialism: Oxymoron or perfect partnership? In B. Farrell, Chair, Institute of Counselling Psychology Symposium.. In Combined Conference of the New Zealand Psychological Society and the NZ College of Clinical Psychologists. Wellington.

  • Rutherford, S., & Feather, J. (2012). Lifestyles for well being. In Interprofessional Health Studies Poster Conference. Auckland.

  • Feather, J. (2011). CBT for child trauma and abuse. In Invited workshop for the 22nd National Conference of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists. Auckland. Retrieved from http://www.nzccp.co.nz/?s=feather

  • Feather, J. (2011). Counselling Psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand: a developing paradigm. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Queenstown.

  • Feather, J. (2011). CBT, post-modernism and existential crises. In AACBT 34th National Conference Sydney 2011 Program & Abstract Book (pp. 1-98). Sydney: Australian Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy.

  • Du Preez, E., & Feather, J. (2010). Second order ethical practice in counselling psychology. In New Zealand Psychological Society Conference Symposium. Rotorua: New Zealand Psychological Society. Retrieved from http://www.psychology.org.nz/cms_show_download.php?id=516

  • Feather, J. S. (2010). Interweaving CBT and culture, science and art in developing a new intervention for child trauma and abuse. In The Aotearoa New Zealand Association for Cognitive Behavioural Therapies Inaugural Conference. Albany, Auckland.

  • Feather, J., & Feather, J. S.. (2009). Trauma-focused CBT: An evidence-based manualised therapy approach for working with abused and traumatised children and adolescents. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Palmerston North.

  • Feather, J. S. (2008). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy Down Under: Reducing PTSD and increasing coping in traumatised abused children. In 26th Annual Conference of the International Society for Research on Stress and Anxiety (STAR). London.

  • Feather, J. S. (2008). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for abused children with PTSD: A treatment outcome study. In 15th Australasian Conference on Traumatic Stress (ASTSS). Melbourne.

  • Feather, J. S., Berking, T., & Murupaenga, P. (2008). Evidence-based trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for abused children in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In Global Healthcare Solutions for Vulnerable Populations Conference. Auckland.

  • Feather, J. S., & Crellin, K. (2008). Single-case meta-analysis evaluation of trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for abused children with PTSD. In 31st Australian Association for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (AACBT) Conference. Adelaide.

  • Feather, J. (2008). Psychotherapy with traumatised abused children. In Child Safety Research Mini-Conference. Rockhampton.

  • Feather, J. S. (2006). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for abused children with PTSD: Clinical research in a local practice setting. In Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (AACBT) Conference. Sydney.

  • Feather, J. S. (2006). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for PTSD, depression and sexual abuse: A case study in an adult community mental health setting. In Joint Australian Psychological Society (APS) and New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) Conference. Auckland.

Edited books/volumes

  • Waitoki, W. W., Feather, J. S., Robertson, N. R., & Rucklidge, J. R. (2016). Professional Practice of Psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: The New Zealand Psychological Society. Retrieved from http://www.psychology.org.nz/

Theses

  • Feather, J. S., & Feather, J. S. (2007). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for abused children with posttraumatic stress disorder: Development and evaluation of a manualised treatment programme. (Massey University, Albany, Auckland). Retrieved from http://mro.massey.ac.nz/handle/10179/535

Oral presentations

  • Feather, J., & Harre, N. (2019). Hope in an age of eco-anxiety: Building capacity for psychologists and other professionals. Wellington, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://www.psychology.org.nz/

  • Harre, N., & Feather, J. (2019). Hope in an age of eco-anxiety: Building capacity for psychologists and other professionals. Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://www.psychology.org.nz/

  • Woodard, W., Feather, J., Fay, J., & Puls, B. (2017). The sequel: Psychotherapy in changing times and with a changing planet - he whenua, he tangata. Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Feather, J. S., & Taylor, O. (2017). Updating trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy with sensory modulation for traumatised abused children. Albany, Auckland.

  • Feather, J. (2011). Counselling Psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand: A developing paradigm. Seminar presented to the School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies. November, 2011. AUT, North Shore Campus.

  • Feather, J. (2011). Trauma-focused CBT for children and adolescents. Invited workshop presented at Massey University Centre for Psychology, Auckland.

  • Du Preez E., & Feather J. (2011). Integrating contextual factors in ethical decision making. Invited workshop presented to Kari Centre, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Feather, J., & Du Preez E. (2011). Family Therapy: Principles and practice. Invited workshop presented to Youthline, Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Feather, J. (2011). Psychological pain management of arthritis. Inter-professional presentation jointly with counselling psychology intern, Katarina Nilsen, AIH Clinic, 8 June 2011.. AUT North Shore Campus, Auckland, NZ.

  • Feather, J. (2011). Trauma-focused CBT for children and adolescents. Invited workshop presented to Southern Cross University CBT Training Program, Australia. Retrieved from http://www.cbttraining.com.au/index.php?page=our-trainers#jackie

  • Du Preez E., & Feather J. (2010). Ethical practice in clinical work. Presentation to Kari Centre, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Feather, J. (2010). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for children and adolescents. Invited presentation to Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland.

  • Feather, J. S. (2010). Cognitive-behavioural therapy for child trauma and abuse. Invited workshop presented to the Australian Psychological Society (APS), South Australia Branch, Adelaide, Australia.

  • Feather, J., & Thorpe, M. (2010). Counselling Psychology in Aotearoa/New Zealand: History, theory and practice. Presentation at Akoranga Integrated Health Clinic, AUT, November 2010. AUT University, Auckland.

  • Feather, J. (2009). TF-CBT for Child trauma and abuse: Scientist practitioners at work. In-service training for Kari Centre, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Feather, J. (2009). TF-CBT Workshop. Department of Psychology, AUT University, Auckland, August, 2009. AUT University, Auckland.

  • Feather, J. (2009). TF-CBT Workshop. Queensland Health Child Mental Health Service, Rockhampton, Australia.

  • Feather, J. (2009). TF-CBT Workshop. Wahroonga Counselling Centre, Rockhampton, February, 2009. Rockhampton, QLD, Australia.

  • Feather, J. (2008). Working therapeutically with traumatised abused children. Invited presentation to Australian Psychological Society (APS), Rockhampton, Australia.

  • Feather, J. (2008). Supervision models and practice. Invited workshop for Queensland Health Social Work Regional Training Day, Rockhampton, Australia.

  • Feather, J. (2008). Trauma and children. Invited workshop for CYMHS Orientation, Queensland Health, Rockhampton, Australia.

  • Feather, J. (2007). Does psychotherapy help? Presentation for DSAC: Initial paediatric training course in medical assessment of sexually abused children and adolescents, Auckland, 2006, 2007. Grafton, Auckland.

Other outputs

  • Scherman, R., & Feather, J. (2013). Counselling psychology in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Introduction to the special section. In New Zealand Journal of Psychology (Iss. 3). Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

  • Feather, J. S., & Ronan, K. R. (2004). Te Ara Whetu: The Star Plan; Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for abused children: Treatment manual.

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