Dr Lisa Mary Reynolds

Biography

Dr. Lisa Reynolds works both clinically as a Health Psychologist and academically as a Lecturer for the Department of Psychological Medicine. She is Director of the Health Psychology Practitioner Programme where she teaches and co-ordinates training of pre-intern and health psychology internships. She has several years experience working with patients in various health settings and currently works as Senior Psychologist for Counties Manukau DHB in the Cancer Support service. Her research interests include interventions to address psychological distress in cancer patients, disgust and stigmatisation related to cancer disfigurement, treatment decision-making, and compassion across medical contexts.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Reynolds, L. M., Bissett, I. P., Porter, D., & Consedine, N. S. (2017). A brief mindfulness intervention is associated with negative outcomes in a randomised controlled trial among chemotherapy patients. Mindfulness, 8 (5), 1291-1303. 10.1007/s12671-017-0705-2
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44385
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Bissett, Nathan Consedine
  • Reynolds, L. M., Bissett, I. P., Porter, D., & Consedine, N. S. (2016). The "ick" factor matters: Disgust prospectively predicts avoidance in chemotherapy patients. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50 (6), 935-945. 10.1007/s12160-016-9820-x
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/32162
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Bissett, David Porter, Nathan Consedine
  • Reynolds, L., Bissett, I., Porter, D., & Consedine, N. (2015). The ‘ick’ factor matters: Disgust prospectively predicts avoidance in chemotherapy patients. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 49 (1 Supplement), s172-s172. San Antonio, Texas: Springer Verlag. 10.1007/s12160-015-9688-1
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/40639
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Bissett, David Porter, Nathan Consedine
  • Reynolds, L. M., Lin, Y. S., Zhou, E., & Consedine, N. S. (2015). Does a brief state mindfulness induction moderate disgust-driven social avoidance and decision-making? An experimental investigation. Journal of behavioral medicine, 38 (1), 98-109. 10.1007/s10865-014-9582-5
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nathan Consedine
  • Reynolds, L. M., McCambridge, S. A., & Consedine, N. S. (2015). Self-disgust and adaptation to chronic health conditions: Implications for avoidance and withdrawal. In P. A. Powell, P. G. Overton, J. Simpson (Eds.) The revolting self: Perspectives on the psychological, social, and clinical implications of self-directed disgust (pp. 75-88). London, UK: Karnac Books.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nathan Consedine
  • Reynolds, L., Bissett, I., & Consedine, N. (2015). Predicting the patients who will struggle with anal incontinence: Sensitivity to disgust matters. Colorectal Disease, 17 (1), 73-80. 10.1111/codi.12781
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/33906
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Bissett, Nathan Consedine
  • Reynolds, L., McCambridge, S., Bissett, I., & Consedine, N. (2014). Trait and state disgust: An experimental investigation of disgust and avoidance in colorectal cancer decision scenarios. Health Psychology, 33 (12), 1495-1506. 10.1037/hea0000023
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34065
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nathan Consedine, Ian Bissett
  • Reynolds, L. M., Consedine, N. S., & McCambridge, S. A. (2014). Mindfulness and disgust in colorectal cancer scenarios: Non-judging and non-reacting components predict avoidance when it makes sense. Mindfulness, 5 (4), 442-452. 10.1007/s12671-013-0200-3
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nathan Consedine

Contact details

Primary office location

AUCKLAND HOSPITAL - Bldg 599
Level 12, Room 12097
2 PARK RD
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand