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PhD research students and project titles

Student: Roze Erdilyi
Primary Supervisor: Dr Katarina Fritzon
Project Title: Personality traits predicting fraud

Student: Sharelle Smith
Primary Supervisor: Dr Aileen Pidgeon
Project Title: Examining the psychosocial factors contributing to trauma recovery following exposure to domestic violence.

Student: Cher McGillivray
Primary Supervisor: Dr Aileen Pidgeon
Project Title: Examining the Factors Influencing Posttraumatic Growth in Parents of Children who have Experienced Sexual Abuse

Student: Camille Rault
Primary Supervisor: Dr Mark Bahr
Project Title: A cross-cultural investigation of Adolescent well-being: France vs Australia

Student: Therese Ellis-Smith
Primary Supervisor: Dr Bruce Watt
Project Title: Aboriginal Arson: From theory to practice

Student: Kerrilee Hollows
Primary Supervisor: Dr Katarina Fritzon
Project Title: Exploring the Victim-Perpetrator Dichotomy in Domestic Violence:  The role of trauma in acts of violence and sentencing outcomes

Student: Rebecca Mailli
Primary Supervisor: Dr Peta Stapleton
Project Title: The 5 Love Languages and the role of attachment in children

Student: Bree O'Brien
Primary Supervisor:  Dr Aileen Pidgeon
Project Title: Combating stress in university students: An integration of acceptance and change based approaches to cultivate a resilient-stress response

Student: Ashley Stark
Primary Supervisor:  Dr Michael Lyvers & Dr Lisa Marie Abel
Project Title: Alexithymia, ADHD, and ASD with respect to diagnostic criteria, general function, and means of coping in adults

Student: Lucas Ford
Primary Supervisor: Dr Aileen Pidgeon
Project Title: Evaluating mindfulness and self-compassion interventions with young adults in an acute mental health Inpatient setting

Student: Katarina Needham
Primary Supervisor: Dr Mark Bahr
Project Title: Relationship between cognition and emotion

Student: Jansen Ang
Primary Supervisor: Dr Katarina Fritzon
Project Title: Unveiling unlicensed money lending syndicates in Singapore

Student: Hannah Simpson
Primary Supervisor: Dr Michael Lyvers
Project Title: Traits associated with internet addiction

Student: Simone Stevenson
Primary Supervisor: Professor Richard Hicks
Project Title: Decision making styles and their relationships with happiness and schadenfreude

Student: Zoe Knorre
Primary Supervisor: Dr Bruce Watt
Project Title: Targeting Demand in Child Trafficking – Profile of the End-User

Student: Lance Jones
Primary Supervisor: Bruce Watt
Project Title: Intellectually impaired offenders

Student: Kelly Leech
Primary Supervisor: Dr Aileen Pidgeon 
Project Title: Interoceptive awareness and emotional regulation in first responders 

Student: Chantelle Ritchie
Primary Supervisor: Dr Peta Stapleton 
Project Title: Psychological Wellbeing in the Workplace: Development of a Decision Tree

Master of Psychology students and project titles

Student: Peta Maynard
Primary Supervisor: Katarina Fritzon
Project Title: A child’s best friend: Exploring the impact of the human-animal relationship and childhood trauma

Student: Emma Dwyer
Primary Supervisor: Dr Aileen Pidgeon
Project Title: Evaluating the Efficacy of the MARST App to enhance resilience, well-being, mindfulness and working memory among university students

Student: Chao Huang
Primary Supervisor: Dr Aileen Pidgeon
Project Title: Evaluating the Feasibility and Efficacy of the MARST app to reduce psychological distress,  enhance resilience and mindfulness among university students

Student: Jotham Joubert
Primary Supervisor: Dr Aileen Pidgeon
Project Title: Does belonging to a social group and resilience buffer symptoms of loneliness and depression 

Student: Kerry Dryden
Primary Supervisor: Dr Aileen Pidgeon
Project Title: Examining the relationship between self-compassion, sense of coherence , and psychological distress in a student sample

Student: Fraser Fisher
Primary Supervisor: Dr Aileen Pidgeon
Project Title: Evaluating the Feasibility and Efficacy of a mindfulness based retreat in conjunction with an App to reduce stress and  enhance resilience, eudaimonic well-being, mindfulness among university students

Student: Lisa Batson
Primary Supervisor: Dr Peta Stapleton
Project Title:  Factor Structure and Criterion Analysis for the Food Craving Inventory

Student: Gabrielle Crighton
Primary Supervisor: Dr Peta Stapleton
Project Title: The Effect of Emotional Freedom Techniques on Stress Biochemistry: A Replication and Extension of Church et al. 2012

Student: Danielle Raynor
Primary Supervisor: Dr Peta Stapleton
Project Title: Neural Changes after Meditation

Student: Mudit Vashist
Primary Supervisor: Mark Bahr
Project Title: Age related decline in ab initio pilots, judgement of glideslope by age

Student: Rose Martonivic
Primary Supervisor: Dr Bruce Watt
Project Title: Conformity to masculine gender norms as a moderator of the relationship between perfectionism and muscle dysmorphia symptomology

Student: Elisabeth Tooth
Primary Supervisor: Dr Bruce Watt
Project Title: Horse Whispering Youth Program Evaluation Study – a brief intervention with ongoing results

Student: Morgan Hughes
Primary Supervisor: Dr Bruce Watt
Project Title: Forensic Child & Youth Mental Health – Gender and Violence Risk

Student: Cameron Chapman
Primary Supervisor: Dr Bruce Watt
Project Title: Forensic Child & Youth Mental Health – Effectiveness of Transitions Program

Student: Jessica Gormley
Primary Supervisor: Dr Bruce Watt
Project Title: Organisational change: Implementing a practice framework to align actual practice with best practice

Student: Anika Short
Primary Supervisor: Katarina Fritzon
Project Title: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adult: Comorbidity and therapy

Student: Diana Catalina Castellanos
Primary Supervisor: Dr Mark Bahr
Project Title

StudentOlivia Watson
Primary Supervisor
: Dr Peta Stapleton
Project Title: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Stress in Adulthood