Josie Povey

Project Coordinator / PhD Candidate


Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, James Cook University, 2006 ; Masters of Public Health, Menzies School of Health Research, 2016


Darwin - CDU Red 9


Josie is an Occupational Therapist, who has worked in the Northern Territory in clinical and research roles since 2009. Josie has worked previously as a remote mental health professional visiting various remote communities and providing case management services to people with serious mental health concerns.

Her research interests include early intervention mental health care, the use of technology in mental health care and participatory research methods. Josie has a strong interest in community engagement, capacity building and knowledge translation.

  • Aboriginal and Islander Mental Health Initiative for Youth (AIMhi-Y) Project
  • Tiwi Mental Health Literacy Project
  • Wellbeing Intervention for Chronic Kidney Disease