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Ms Barbara Loessl

Ms Barbara Loessl


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8)  7980 7724 , Email:, Campus: BU, Room: BU2.116,
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  7980 7724  
Campus: Bunbury  
Room: BU2.116  


Current Teaching

  • NNT1205 (Fundamentals of Nursing Practice)


  • 1997-2001: RN, Acting Staff Development and Tutor at RPH (Spinal Unit, trauma ward) and ECU
  • 2001-2009: Research Assistant, Study Nurse, Research Associate at University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany (Psychiatry and Cancer Center), free-lance lecturer
  • 2009-2010: Research Assistant and Tutor UWA (School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences)
  • 2010-2011: Mental Health Team Leader at the Perth Immigration Detention Centre

Professional Memberships

  • HERDSA (Higher Education Research & Development Society of Australia)
  • Graduate Women WA
  • ASMR (Australian Society for Medical Research)

Awards and Recognition


  • 2006 - Poster prize, 15th congress of the ESRS, Innsbruck, Austria

Research Areas and Interests

  • Legal drug addiction therapy, mental health, sleep and memory, teaching
  • Smoking cessation in mental health and with regards to cultural differences


  • GradCert (Graduate Certificate), Edith Cowan University, 1999.
  • B (Bachelor Degree), Northern Territory University, 1997.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Jaehne, A., Loessl, B., Frick, K., Berner, M., Hulse, G., Balmford, J., (2012), The Efficacy of Stepped Care Models Involving Psychosocial Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders and Nicotine Dependence: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Current Drug Abuse Reviews, 5(1), 41-51.
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