Ms Brittany Claire McGill
Research Fellow

Ms Brittany Claire McGill

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours I)

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Registered Clinical Psychologist

medicine-health
Discipline of Paediatrics

Brittany McGill is a Research Fellow in the Behavioural Sciences Unit at the School of Women's & Children's Health.

Brittany completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at the University of Sydney and Masters of Clinical Psychology at the University of New South Wales. The focus of her research and clinical work is helping families and young people navigate the emotional and physical challenges often faced during and after cancer treatment. Brittany is a facilitator for the "Recapture Life" and "Cascade" online groups which were developed to support young cancer survivors and parents of childhood cancer survivors in the period after treatment.

Phone
(02) 9382 3117
Location
Kids Cancer Centre, Level 1 South Sydney Children's Hospital, High Street Randwick NSW 2031

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    sansom-daly U; McGill B; kasparian N; Patterson P; Muscara F; Wakefield C, 2016, 'Navigating the impact of serious illness across the family system using evidence-based therapeutic approaches', in Menzies R; Kyrios M; Kazantzis N (ed.), Innovations and Future Directions in the Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Australian Academic Press, Queensland, pp. 176 - 181, https://www.australianacademicpress.com.au/books/details/287/Innovations_and_Future_Directions_in_the_Behavioural_and_Cognitive_Therapies
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Nevin SM; Wakefield CE; Barlow-Stewart K; Mcgill BC; Bye A; Palmer EE, 2021, 'Psychosocial impact of genetic testing on parents of children with developmental and epileptic encephalopathy', DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND CHILD NEUROLOGY, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dmcn.14971
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom‐daly UM; Wakefield CE; Ellis SJ; McGill BC; Donoghoe MW; Butow P; Bryant RA; Sawyer SM; Patterson P; Anazodo A; Plaster M; Thompson K; Holland L; Osborn M; Maguire F; O’dwyer C; Lourenco RDA; Cohn RJ, 2021, 'Online, group‐based psychological support for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: Results from the recapture life randomized trial', Cancers, vol. 13, pp. 2460 - 2460, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cancers13102460
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Kamaladasa DS; Sansom-Daly UM; Hetherington K; McGill BC; Ellis SJ; Kelada L; Donoghoe MW; Evans H; Anazodo A; Patterson P; Cohn RJ; Wakefield CE, 2021, 'How Are Families Faring? Perceived Family Functioning Among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors in Comparison to Their Peers', JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT ONCOLOGY, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2020.0215
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Nevin SM; Wakefield CE; Schilstra CE; McGill BC; Bye A; Palmer EE, 2020, 'The information needs of parents of children with early-onset epilepsy: A systematic review', Epilepsy and Behavior, vol. 112, pp. 107382 - 107382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107382
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    McGill BC; Wakefield CE; Hetherington K; Munro LJ; Warby M; Lau L; Tyrrell V; Ziegler DS; O’brien TA; Marshall GM; Malkin D; Hansford JR; Tucker KM; Vetsch J, 2020, '“Balancing Expectations with Actual Realities”: Conversations with Clinicians and Scientists in the First Year of a High-Risk Childhood Cancer Precision Medicine Trial', Journal of Personalized Medicine, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jpm10010009
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Baenziger J; Hetherington K; Wakefield CE; Carlson L; McGill BC; Cohn RJ; Michel G; Sansom-Daly UM, 2020, 'Understanding parents’ communication experiences in childhood cancer: a qualitative exploration and model for future research', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 28, pp. 4467 - 4476, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-05270-6
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Davies JP; McGill BC; Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; Kelly DM, 2020, '"This Is the First Time I've Talked About This": Considerations When Conducting Qualitative Research Interviews with Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer', JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT ONCOLOGY, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2020.0122
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Vetsch J; Wakefield CE; Doolan EL; Signorelli C; McGill BM; Moore L; Techakesari P; Pieters R; Patenaude AF; McCarthy M; Cohn RJ, 2019, '‘Why us?’ Causal attributions of childhood cancer survivors, survivors’ parents and community comparisons - a mixed methods analysis', Acta Oncologica, vol. 58, pp. 209 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0284186X.2018.1532600
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Robertson EG; Wakefield CE; Shaw J; Darlington AS; McGill BC; Cohn RJ; Fardell JE, 2019, 'Decision-making in childhood cancer: parents’ and adolescents’ views and perceptions', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 27, pp. 4331 - 4340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-04728-x
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Kelada L; Wakefield CE; Carlson L; Hetherington K; McGill BC; McCarthy MC; Miles G; Cohn RJ; Sansom-Daly UM, 2019, 'How Parents of Childhood Cancer Survivors Perceive Support From Their Extended Families', Journal of Child and Family Studies, vol. 28, pp. 1537 - 1547, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10826-019-01394-9
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    McGill BC; Wakefield CE; Vetsch J; Lim Q; Warby M; Metcalfe A; Byrne JA; Cohn RJ; Tucker KM, 2019, '“I remember how I felt, but I don't remember the gene”: Families’ experiences of cancer-related genetic testing in childhood', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, vol. 66, pp. e27762, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.27762
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Brierley MEE; Sansom-Daly UM; Baenziger J; McGill B; Wakefield CE, 2019, 'Impact of physical appearance changes reported by adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: A qualitative analysis', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 28, pp. e13052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13052
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    McGill BC; Wakefield CE; Vetsch J; Barlow-Stewart K; Kasparian NA; Patenaude AF; Young MA; Cohn RJ; Tucker KM, 2019, 'Children and young people's understanding of inherited conditions and their attitudes towards genetic testing: A systematic review', Clinical Genetics, vol. 95, pp. 10 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cge.13253
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Vetsch J; Wakefield CE; Duve E; McGill BC; Warby M; Tucker KM; Malkin D; Lau L; Ziegler DS, 2019, 'Parents', health care professionals', and scientists' experiences of a precision medicine pilot trial for patients with high-risk childhood cancer: A qualitative study', JCO Precision Oncology, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/PO.19.00235
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; Hetherington K; Evans HE; Ellis SJ; McGill BC; Cohn RJ, 2019, 'Author reply', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 49, pp. 808 - 809, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.14320
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Samtani S; McEvoy PM; Mahoney AEJ; Werner-Seidler A; Li SSY; McGill BC; Tockar J; Moulds ML, 2018, 'Examining a transdiagnostic measure of repetitive thinking in depressed, formerly depressed and never-depressed individuals', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 229, pp. 515 - 522, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2017.12.081
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Vetsch J; Wakefield CE; McGill BC; Cohn RJ; Ellis SJ; Stefanic N; Sawyer SM; Zebrack B; Sansom-Daly UM, 2018, 'Educational and vocational goal disruption in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 27, pp. 532 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4525
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; Bryant RA; Patterson P; Anazodo A; Butow P; Sawyer SM; McGill BC; Evans HE; Cohn RJ, 2018, 'Feasibility, acceptability, and safety of the Recapture Life videoconferencing intervention for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 28, pp. 284 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4938
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Vetsch J; Wakefield CE; Warby M; Tucker K; Patterson P; McGill BC; Metcalfe A; Cohn RJ; Fardell JE, 2018, 'Cancer-Related Genetic Testing and Personalized Medicine for Adolescents: A Narrative Review of Impact and Understanding', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 7, pp. 259 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2017.0102
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; Robertson EG; McGill BC; Wilson HL; Bryant RA, 2018, 'Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors' memory and future thinking processes place them at risk for poor mental health', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 27, pp. 2709 - 2716, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4856
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Vetsch J; McGill BC; Sansom-Daly UM; Hetherington K; Ellis SJ; Marshall KH; Wakefield CE, 2018, 'Comorbidity of distress experienced by parents of childhood cancer survivors points to the importance of understanding transdiagnostic cognitive-affective mechanisms.', Acta Oncologica, vol. 58, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0284186X.2018.1512157
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Lim Q; McGill BC; Quinn VF; Tucker KM; Mizrahi D; Patenaude AF; Warby M; Cohn RJ; Wakefield CE, 2017, 'Parents’ attitudes toward genetic testing of children for health conditions: A systematic review', Clinical Genetics, vol. 92, pp. 569 - 578, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cge.12989
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    McGill BC; Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; Ellis SJ; Robertson EG; Cohn RJ, 2017, 'Therapeutic Alliance and Group Cohesion in an Online Support Program for Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors: Lessons from "recapture Life"', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 6, pp. 568 - 572, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2017.0001
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    May E; mcgill B; Anazodo A; wakefield C, 2017, 'Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors’ Experiences of the Healthcare System: A Qualitative Study.', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 7, pp. 88 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2017.0015
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly UM; Evans HE; Ellis SJ; McGill BC; Hetherington K; Wakefield CE, 2017, 'Something's got to give: time–cost trade-offs in site-specific research approval can negatively impact patient recruitment in multi-institutional studies', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 47, pp. 1088 - 1089, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.13535
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Lin M; Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; McGill BC; Cohn RJ, 2017, 'Health Literacy in Adolescents and Young Adults: Perspectives from Australian Cancer Survivors', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 6, pp. 150 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2016.0024
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; McGill BC; Wilson HL; Patterson P, 2016, 'Consensus among international ethical guidelines for the provision of videoconferencing-based mental health treatments', JMIR Mental Health, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/mental.5481
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Georgiou G; Wakefield CE; McGill BC; Fardell JE; Signorelli C; Hanlon L; Tucker K; Patenaude AF; Cohn RJ, 2016, 'Genetic testing for the risk of developing late effects among survivors of childhood cancer: Consumer understanding, acceptance, and willingness to pay', Cancer, vol. 122, pp. 2876 - 2885, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.30119
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly UM; Lin M; Robertson EG; Wakefield CE; McGill BC; Girgis A; Cohn RJ, 2016, 'Health Literacy in Adolescents and Young Adults: An Updated Review', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 5, pp. 106 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2015.0059
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly UM; McGill BC; Anazodo AC; Plaster M; Maguire F; O'Dwyer C; Ellis SJ; Robertson EG; Cohn RJ; Wakefield CE, 2016, 'The Reality of Relapse: Impact of Cancer Relapse on Survivorship Interventions and Patient-Reported Outcomes Data', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, vol. 63, pp. 1492 - 1493, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.26001
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Wakefield CE; Sansom-Daly UM; McGill BC; Ellis SJ; Doolan EL; Robertson EG; Mathur S; Cohn RJ, 2016, 'Acceptability and feasibility of an e-mental health intervention for parents of childhood cancer survivors: “Cascade”', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 24, pp. 2685 - 2694, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-016-3077-6
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Robertson EG; Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; Ellis SJ; Mcgill BC; Doolan EL; Cohn RJ, 2016, 'Sexual and romantic relationships: Experiences of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 5, pp. 286 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2015.0061
    Journal articles | 2015
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Wakefield CE; Sansom-Daly UM; McGill BC; McCarthy M; Girgis A; Grootenhuis M; Barton B; Patterson P; Osborn M; Lowe C; Anazodo A; Miles G; Cohn RJ, 2015, 'Online parent-targeted cognitive-behavioural therapy intervention to improve quality of life in families of young cancer survivors: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', Trials, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-0681-6
    Journal articles | 2015
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; McGill BC; Patterson P, 2015, 'Ethical and Clinical Challenges Delivering Group-based Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy to Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer Using Videoconferencing Technology', Australian Psychologist, vol. 50, pp. 271 - 278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ap.12112
    Journal articles | 2014
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    McGill B; Moulds ML, 2014, 'Characteristics of autobiographical memories and prospective imagery across a spectrum of hypomanic personality traits', Memory, vol. 22, pp. 1139 - 1148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09658211.2013.873808
  • Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    McGill BC; Wakefield CE; Vetsch J; Cohn RJ; Warby M; Tucker KM, 2018, 'Families' experiences of genetic testing in the context of childhood cancer: The "GenPact" study', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 27, pp. 59 - 60, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000448188000150&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    McGill BC; Wakefield CE; Vetsch J; Cohn RJ; Warby M; Tucker KM, 2018, 'I remember the feeling not the gene: Families' experiences of and attitudes towards genetic testing in childhood cancer', in EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, Milan, ITALY, Vol. 27, pp. 701 - 702, presented at 51st Conference of the European-Society-of-Human-Genetics (ESHG) in conjunction with the European Meeting on Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics (EMPAG), Milan, ITALY, 16 June 2018 - 19 June 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000489313105163&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Robertson E; Wakefield C; Cohn R; McGill B; Fardell J, 2018, 'Decision making in paediatric oncology: experiences and preferences of parents', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 27, pp. 3 - 3, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000426522700002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; Wiener L; Evans HE; McGill BC; Patterson P; Donovan L; Drew D; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Anazodo A; Cohn RJ, 2017, 'Doing Better at 'Difficult Discussions': Australian Oncology Professionals' Perspectives on End-of-Life Communication with Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 13, pp. 95 - 96, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000413954500097&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Wakefield C; Georgiou G; McGill B; Fardell J; Signorelli C; Hanlon L; Tucker K; Patenaude A; Cohn R, 2016, 'Genetic Testing for Childhood Cancer Survivors' Risk of Late Effects: Consumer Understanding, Acceptance and Willingness-To-Pay', in PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 63, pp. S88 - S88, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000384818800705&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Wakefield C; Sansom-Daly U; Brittany MG; Robertson E; Ellis S; Marshall K; Hetherington K; Doolan E; Cohn R, 2016, ''Cascade': A randomized trial of online support for parents after their child's cancer treatment', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Dublin, Ireland, Vol. 25, pp. 106 - 107, presented at World Congress of Psycho-oncology, Dublin, Ireland, 17 October 2016 - 21 October 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.v25.S3/issuetoc
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Wakefield C; Georgiou G; McGill B; Fardell J; Signorelli C; Hanlon L; Tucker K; Patenaude A; Cohn R, 2016, 'Genetic testing for childhood cancer survivors' risk of late effects: Consumer understanding, acceptance and willingness-to-pay', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 25, pp. 107 - 108, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000385942700235&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly U; Wakefield C; McGill B; Wilson H; Robertson E; Ellis S; Doolan E; Patterson P; Cohn R, 2015, 'Clinical challenges in implementing psychosocial support in the online space: experiences from the 'Recapture Life' trial', Vol. 24, pp. 14 - 14, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000358255000027&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Ms Brittany Claire McGill
    Sansom-Daly U; Wakefield C; McGill B; Wilson H, 2015, 'Autobiographical disruption and mechanisms of distress among young adults with cancer: implications for tailoring evidence-based support', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, pp. 78 - 79, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000358255000142&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

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