Clinicians and digital mental health tools - exploring knowledge, attitudes and training needs

We are seeking New Zealand Registered Health Practitioners (RHPs) or trainees in the mental health sector to gain insight into the knowledge, attitudes and training needs clinicians have towards digital mental health/wellbeing tools.

What's involved?

This study has two parts:

  1. A 10 minute online questionnaire
  2. An optional 20-30 minute follow-up interview via Zoom

Participants are welcome to engage in one or both parts of this study.

The questionnaire has the option to enter a prize draw for one of three $50 Westfield vouchers. Participants who partake in the interview will be given a $20 Westfield voucher to thank them for their time.

Eligibility criteria

Participants must:

  • Work in New Zealand
  • Be an RHP working in mental health OR in a training program to become an RHP working in mental health, including:
    • Social work
    • Occupational therapy
    • Counselling
    • Psychology
    • Psychiatry
    • Mental health nursing


If you have any questions about the study, please contact:

Dr Karolina Stasiak

Catherine Rawnsley
Student researcher

Approved by the University of Auckland Human Participants Ethics Committee on 22/07/2021 for three years. Reference Number UAHPEC22599.