My professional profile is unique in Australia if not worldwide: I am a registered, practising clinical
psychologist as well as a computer scientist
and computational linguist. I obtained a Habilitation (Higher Doctorate) in Computer Science from the
University of Hamburg (Germany), a PhD in
Psycholinguistics/Computer Linguistics from the University of Bielefeld (Germany) and the degree of
"Diplom-Psychologe" (with a focus on clinical psychology)
from the University of Münster (Germany). I am the Founder and Director of the
and an Honorary Professor in the Psychology Network Pty Ltd
School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at the
University of Queensland.
My research and clinical work focusses on
and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
with a special interest in artificial intelligence (AI) methods for the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
of mental health and neurodevelopmental problems. assessment and therapy
As a clinical psychologist, I am working for the
. Hence, all policies of the Psychology Network Pty Ltd apply. Please use this Psychology Network Pty Ltd
if you would like to book an appointment or email appointment calendar
JoBot is a project of the
. JoBot is the ongoing effort to capture clinical knowledge of practicing psychologists, and based on this expertise, to offer psychoeducation
in the form of an artificial intelligence system. JoBot is a conversational agent that interacts with users by use of the English language. The development of JoBot includes both programming and machine learning.
As a heavily knowledge-based system, JoBot includes background knowledge in the form of ontologies on many subjects including neurodevelopmental issues. Machine learning utilises user feedback to continuously improve the system.
The objective is an artificial intelligence system that optimises itself to offer quality, evidence-based psychological service. Psychology Network Pty Ltd
Please note that JoBot does NOT perform psychological asessment or therapy, it is an educational tool and as such assists skill development. JoBot is NO replacement for assessment and therapy by a qualified mental health professional.
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