AMHHEC Speakers Professor Lisa Brophy

Professor Lisa Brophy

Lisa Brody has a professional background in Social Work and a career long commitment to the mental health field of practice. She has a Masters in Policy and a PhD. She has been involved in local and international collaborations regarding mental health law and its implications for policy, law reform and direct practice.

Between January 2011 and August 2018 Lisa held the position of Principal Research Fellow (formerly Director of Research) at Mind Australia. This full time research position was a partnership between the Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne and Mind Australia. In that role, Lisa established and led the Recovery and Social Justice Research unit.

In August 2018 Lisa returned to Social Work, taking up the role of Professor and Discipline lead in Social Work at LaTrobe University, while also maintaining a strong link to the Recovery and Social Justice Unit.