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Dr. Genevieve Dingle

Dr. Genevieve Dingle

BA, BSc (Hons), PhD Clin Psych

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

The University of Queensland

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About Dr. Genevieve Dingle

Genevieve is a practicing clinical psychologist and has worked for over a decade as a clinical psychologist in hospital and private practice settings. She currently lectures in clinical psychology in the School and is an affiliate lecturer with the Centre for Youth Substance Abuse, UQ. Her research is focused on social and emotional theories and interventions for emotional disorders and substance misuse. She also researches music psychology theories and how they can be applied in therapeutic ways.

Genevieve’s research is focused on social and emotional theories and interventions for emotional disorders and substance misuse. She researches music psychology theories and how they can be applied in therapeutic ways.

She has research collaborations with numerous health and community services including:

  • Lives Lived Well (alcohol and drug services)
  • Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre (Melbourne)
  • Moreton Bay College and Mt Alvernia (emotion regulation program for adolescents)
  • Salvation Army Specialist Homeless services
  • School of Hard Knocks / Qld Health (Choir, Creative Writing, Theatre, Streetbeat)

Featured Research

Dingle, G. A., Kelly, P. J., Flynn, L. M. & Baker, F. A. (2015) The influence of music on emotions and cravings in clients in addiction treatment: a study of two clinical samples. The Arts in Psychotherapy, accepted 25 May 2015

Dingle, G. A., Stark, C., Cruwys, T. & Best, D. (2015) Breaking good: breaking ties with social groups may be good for recovery from substance misuse. British Journal of Social Psychology, in press, DOI:10.1111/bjso.12081

Dingle, G., Cruwys, T., Jetten, J., Johnstone, M., & Walter, Z. (2014). The benefits of participation in recreational group activities for adults at risk of homelessness. Parity, vol: 18-19. 


All Publications

Music Psychology 

Dingle, G. A., Kelly, P. J., Flynn, L. M. & Baker, F. A. (2015) The influence of music on emotions and cravings in clients in addiction treatment: a study of two clinical samples. The Arts in Psychotherapy, accepted 25 May 2015

Sharman, L. & Dingle, G. A. (2015). Extreme metal music and anger processing.Front. Hum. Neurosci. 9:272. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00272, accepted 27 April 2015

Short, A. D. L., & Dingle, G. A. (2015). Music as an auditory cue for emotions and cravings in adults with substance use disorders. Psychology of Music, accepted 15 Feb 2015

Papinczak, Z., Dingle, G. A., Stoyanov, S., Hides, L., & Zelenko, O. (2015). Young people’s use of music for wellbeing. Journal of Youth Studies, accepted 16 Feb 2015

Dingle, GA., Brander, C., Ballantyne, J., & Baker, F. (2013) “To Be Heard” – the social and mental health benefits of choir singing for disadvantaged adults. Psychology of Music, 14 (4): 405-421.

Mental Health, Addiction, Homelessness

Walter, Z. C., Jetten, J., Dingle, G., Parsell, C., & Philpot, C. (2015). Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness – Final Report for the Salvation Army. University of QLD.

Dingle, G. A., Stark, C., Cruwys, T. & Best, D. (2015) Breaking good: breaking ties with social groups may be good for recovery from substance misuse. British Journal of Social Psychology, in press, DOI:10.1111/bjso.12081

Dingle, G., Cruwys, T., Jetten, J., Johnstone, M., & Walter, Z. (2014). The benefits of participation in recreational group activities for adults at risk of homelessness. Parity, vol: 18-19.

Cruwys, T., Haslam, S. A., Dingle, G. A., Haslam, C., & Jetten, J. (2014). Depression and social identity: An integrative review. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 18 (3): 215-238.

Cruwys, T., Dingle, G. A., Haslam, C., Haslam, A. S., Jetten, J. & Morton, T. (2013). Social group memberships alleviate depression symptoms, prevent depression relapse, and protect against future depression. Social Science and Medicine, 98: 179-186.