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Dr Tricia Nagel

Associate Professor
PO Box 41096
Casuarina NT, 0811
Tel: (08) 8922 8196
Fax: (08) 8927 5187


Tricia Nagel is a Consultant Psychiatrist who has lived and worked in the Top End of the Northern Territory for more than 26 years. Tricia is employed as an Associate Professor at Flinders University and the Menzies School of Health Research.

In her work at the Menzies School of Health Research, Tricia has lead a range of programs which have explored Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives of mental health and emphasised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander capacity building. She is currently the head of the Northern Territory site of the Australian Integrated Mental Health Initiative (AiMhi) where she conducts mixed methods and qualitative studies in service and community settings. The program continues to produce culturally adapted resources through an ongoing program of service based research and training. Tricia is also the Chief Investigator of the Best practice in Early intervention, Assessment and Treatment of depression and substance misuse (BEAT).

Tricia has particular interest in comorbid disorders and integration of treatment approaches for improved wellbeing outcomes in primary care. These interests encompass development of systems for delivery of best practice in remote and socially disadvantaged settings, mental health promotion, assessment and treatment of comorbid chronic disease and substance use, as well as exploration of low-intensity psychological interventions as treatment.

Last updated: 29 June 2017
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