Dr Hailey Tremain
Hailey is a Senior Lecturer within the postgraduate psychology programs at ACAP. She also currently works clinically overseeing clinical operations for a national online mental health service, as well as in private practice. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship with Orygen Youth Mental Health, and has ongoing research collaborations with Orygen, the University of Melbourne and Swinburne University. Prior to her current role, she has been involved in teaching and coordinating psychology and academic skills units for the past seven years, and has worked clinically across a range of educational, hospital and community settings.
Hailey’s PhD research focused on the role of stage of illness in psychosocial interventions for bipolar disorder. During her postdoctoral research fellowship, her work largely focused on digital mental health and examining predictors of intervention and implementation outcomes.
Teaching / coordination responsibilities
Hailey’s areas of teaching expertise include psychopathology, psychological assessment, and psychological interventions. She currently coordinates the external placement units within the Master of Clinical Psychology.
Expert Comment Topics
Serious Mental Illness
Staging in mental health
Digital Mental Health and telehealth
Youth Mental Health
Mechanisms and moderators of intervention effectiveness
Research and scholarship
- Byrne, J. E., Tremain, H., Leitan, N. D., Keating, C., Johnson, S. L., & Murray, G. (2019). Circadian modulation of human reward function: Is there an evidentiary signal in existing neuroimaging studies? Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 99, 251-274. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.01.025.
- McEnery, C., Lim, M.H., Tremain, H., Knowles, A., & Alvarez-Jimenez, M. (2019). Prevalence rate of social anxiety disorder in individuals with a psychotic disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Research, 208, 25-33.doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2019.01.045
- Tremain, H., Fletcher, K., & Murray, G. (2019). Number of episodes in bipolar disorder: The case for more thoughtful conceptualization and measurement. Bipolar Disorders (early view). doi:10.1111/bdi.12872
- Tremain, H., Fletcher, K., Scott, J., McEnery, C., Berk, M., & Murray, G. (2020). Does stage of illness influence functional outcomes after psychological treatment in bipolar disorder? A systematic review. Bipolar Disorders (early view). doi:10.1111/bdi.12974
- Tremain, H., Fletcher, K., Scott, J., McEnery, C., Berk, M., & Murray, G. (2019). Does stage of illness influence recovery-focused outcomes after psychological treatment in bipolar disorder? A systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 8(1), 125. doi:10.1186/s13643-019-1042-4
- Tremain, H., Fletcher, K., & Murray, G. (2020). Conceptualising the later stage of bipolar disorder: Descriptive analyses from the ORBIT trial. Bipolar Disorders (early view). doi:10.1111/bdi.12943.
- Tremain, H., McEnery C., Fletcher, K., & Murray, G. (2020). The therapeutic alliance in digital mental health interventions for serious mental illness: Current status and future direction. JMIR Mental Health, 7(7).
- Tremain, H., Fletcher, K., & Murray, G. (2021). Babies, bathwater and bipolar disorder: Is it time to call curtains on staging (Commentary)? Bipolar Disorders (Early View). doi: 10.1111/bdi.13077
Currently under Review
- Beneria, A., Santesteban-Echarri, O., Daigree, C., Tremain, H., Ramos-Quiroga, J., McGorry, P., & Alvarez-Jimenez, M. (2020). Online Interventions for cannabis use among adolescents and young adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Early Interventions (Under Review).
- González-Blanch, C., Gleeson, J., McEnery, C., O'Sullivan, S., Ayesa-Arriola, R., D’Alfonso, S., Valentine, L., Tremain, H., Bell, I., Bendall, S., & Alvarez-Jimenez, M. (2020). The impact of persistent anxiety and social anxiety on social functioning and health-related quality of life in young people with remitted first-episode psychosis. Early Interventions (Under Review).
- Kupka, R., Alda, M., Duffy, A., Bond, D., Grande, I., Vieta, E., … Kapczinski, F. (2020). Consensus on nomenclature for staging models in bipolar disorder: A narrative review from the International Society of Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) Task Force. Bipolar Disorders (In press).
- Barbara Dicker competitive philanthropic funding (2018), $11,390.20.
- Tremain, H., Fletcher, K., & Murray, G. (2017). Online, recovery-focused intervention for bipolar disorder: Becoming mindful of stage-tailored interventions. Presentation at annual Barbara Dicker Oration, held in Melbourne, Australia.
- Tremain, H., Fletcher, K., & Murray, G. (2019). Moderating treatment outcomes in bipolar disorder: The promise and pitfalls of number of episodes as a proxy of stage of illness. Poster presented at the 21st Annual ISBD Conference held in Sydney Australia.
- Tremain, H., McEnery C., Fletcher, K., & Murray, G. (2019). The therapeutic alliance in digital mental health interventions for serious mental illness: Current status and future direction. Paper discussion presented at the 1st Digital Therapeutic Alliance Symposium held in Melbourne, Australia.
- Tremain, H., McEnery C., Fletcher, K., & Murray, G. (2019). The therapeutic alliance in digital mental health interventions for serious mental illness: Results from a narrative review and RCT. Poster presented at the Society for Mental Health Research 2019 conference held in Melbourne, Australia.
ORCID iD profile URL
HDR Research Supervision
Master’s Higher Degree by Research
Duygi Surbetci, project exploring mechanisms and moderators of the effectiveness of digital interventions for late stage bipolar disorder
Professional registrations or accreditation
- Psychologist registration with AHPRA, Clinical Psychology Registrar
- Member, Collaborative Research Team to study psychosocial factors in bipolar disorder (CREST.BD)
- Member, International Taskforce for Staging (International Society for Bipolar Disorders)
- Member, BEAT Lab (led by Professor Greg Murray, Swinburne University)
- Member, Junior Editorial Board, Bipolar Disorders
Professional Affiliations and Fellowships
Swinburne University, faculty
Melbourne University and Orygen, Associate Investigator