Dr. Ingrid Wagner holds a Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Public Health and Doctor of Philosophy.
She is a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers, an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, and a Foundation Fellow of the Australian College of Social Work.
She has over 30 years of social work experience and has worked in primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings in community health, adult mental health and child and youth mental health.
Her early training was in psychodynamic psychotherapy, and she undertook a 2 year supervised course in Infant Observation, as well supervised case work with adults and play therapy with children.
From 2004 she began training in empirically supported treatments and is certified in Family Based Therapy for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa, and has trained in Attachment Based Family Therapy.
From 2001 to 2015, as the Director of Social Work, and Clinical Academic Fellow – Child and Youth Mental Health, she provided clinical supervision to social workers and other mental health workers in the Child and Youth Mental Health Services, and in the Veterans and Families Counselling Service.
From 2010 to 2015 as an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Work she taught Social Work Assessment and Intervention and supervised social work students at the QUT Health Clinics.
Dr. Ingrid Wagner provides direct clinical supervision of assessment and intervention to social workers in the health and mental health fields.