Dr Phillip Tully has a Masters and PhD in clinical psychology and is a current National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) early career research fellow in the discipline of medicine at the University of Adelaide. He is a postdoctoral fellow at Bordeaux University in France and Freiburg University in Germany.
Phillip has extensive expertise providing psychology support to adult cardiac patients with recent myocardial infarction, cardiac surgery, heart transplant, heart failure, arrhythmia, left ventricular assist device and implantable cardioverter defibrillator.
He is editor of the book Cardiovascular Diseases and Depression Treatment and Prevention in Psychocardiology and has authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers primarily on the neuropsychiatric outcomes of cardiovascular diseases including cognitive impairment, depression and anxiety.
His research led to the first transdiagnostic CBT intervention in cardiac populations (CHAMPS) and the development of a new CBT model for Panic Attack Treatment in Comorbid Heart Diseases – PATCHD How to Calm an Anxious Heart and Mind.