A/Prof Matthew Gullo
Matthew Gullo is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology at the School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University. A true scientist-practitioner, he continues to provide treatment services as a Visiting Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital's Alcohol and Drug Assessment Unit. In this role, he provides evidence-based psychological treatment for alcohol, stimulant, and cannabis use disorders as well as clinical supervision for psychologists-in-training. Associate Professor Gullo is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and a Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. He currently serves as Treasurer on the Executive Committee of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists (QLD), and on the Editorial Board of scientific journals Australian Psychologist and PLoS One.
Associate Professor Gullo's expertise is in addiction and substance use. He led the Psychosocial Interventions section of the Commonwealth Guidelines for the Treatment of Alcohol Problems. These guidelines provide up-to-date, evidence-based information to a broad range of health care professionals, including general practitioners, nurses, medical specialists, psychologists and counsellors. Associate Professor Gullo's research seeks to improve the assessment and treatment of substance use disorder through a better understanding of the complex biosocial cognitive mechanisms involved, revealing new targets for personalised intervention.
Associate Professor Gullo has received awards for his research from peak national health and scientific bodies, including the Australian Psychological Society (Early Career Award), Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (Early Career Award), National Health and Medical Research Council (Early Career Fellowship), and Medical Research Future Fund (Translating Research into Practice Fellowship).