Dr Machelle Rinaldis - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Dr Machelle Rinaldis

Adjunct Industry Fellow

Dr Machelle Rinaldis is registered psychologist with research interests in clinical psychology, psychotherapeutic processes, behavioural psychology and psychoeducation.

Teaching areas

Clinical Psychology Education

Research areas
  • Clinical psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Mental illness
  • Behavioural psychology
  • Psychotherapeutic processes
Key Research Publications

Rinaldis, M, Pakenham, K & Lynch, B 2011, 'A structural model of the relationships among stress, coping, benefit-finding and quality of life in persons diagnosed with colorectal cancer', Psychology & health, vol.27, pp. 159-77. doi:10.1080/08870441003768047

Rinaldis, M, Pakenham, K & Lynch, B 2009, 'Relationships between quality of life and finding benefits in a diagnosis of colorectal cancer', British journal of psychology,  vol.101, pp. 259-75. doi:10.1348/000712609X448676.

Rinaldis, M, Pakenham, K, Lynch, B & Aitken, J 2009, 'Development, confirmation, and validation of a measure of Coping with Colorectal Cancer: A longitudinal investigation', Psycho-oncology, vol.18, pp. 624-33. doi:10.1002/pon.1436.

Contact Dr Machelle Rinaldis via email mrinaldi@usc.edu.au.