Current PhD Students

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Melanie’s “20 years since her PhD was done” party – the ones who stayed late!

Left-to-right: Erinn Munro-Lee, Melissa Harahan, Leah Henderson, Alex Gardner, Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck, Kathy Modecki, Shawna Mastro Campbell, Haley Webb, Victoria Hambour

Ph.D. Candidature (Primary Supervisor)


sarah  Sarah Clear – PhD Clinical Psychology, 2016-

Adolescent Dispositional Mindfulness: Does it Benefit Well-being, and Support Adaptive Coping with Peer Interpersonal Stress?

See:

Clear, S. J., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Duffy, A. L., & Barber, B. L. (2020). Internalizing symptoms and loneliness: Direct effects of mindfulness and protection against the negative effects of peer victimization and exclusion. International Journal of Behavioral Development. doi:10.1177/0165025419876358

Clear, S. J., Gardner, A. A., Webb, H. J., Rowe, S. L., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2019). Common and distinct correlates of depression, anxiety and aggression: Attachment and emotion regulation of sadness and anger. Journal of Adult Development. doi:10.1007/s10804-019-09333-0

Hambour, V. K., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Clear, S., Rowe, S., & Avdagic, E. (2018). Emotion regulation and mindfulness in adolescents: Conceptual and empirical connection and associations with social anxiety symptoms. Personality and Individual Differences, 134, 7-12. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2018.05.037

Clear, S. J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2017). Associations between attachment and emotion-specific emotion regulation with and without relationship insecurity priming. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41, 64-73. doi:10.1177/0165025415620057

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Narelle_Samira    Narelle Duncan, PhD Clinical Psychology, 2019-

The role of decentering in interpersonal conflict

See:

Duncan, N., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Furman, W. (2019). Sexual harassment and appearance-based peer victimization: Unique associations with emotional adjustment by gender and age. Journal of Adolescence, 75, 12-21. doi:1016/j.adolescence.2019.06.016

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Sarah Howe – PhD Psychology, 2015-

Parents’ Socialization of Young Children’s Emotion Regulation and its Impact on Internalizing Symptom Patterns Over One Year

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Mitch  Mitchell Masters – PhD Clinical Psychology, 2016-

Context, Fear Regulation and Risk of Internalising Symptoms in Early Adolescence

See:

Masters, M., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Farrell, L. J. (2019). Transactional associations between adolescents’ emotion regulation and symptoms of social anxiety and depression: A longitudinal study. Journal of Early Adolescence. doi:1177/0272431618806053

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Narelle_Samira    Samira Mera – PhD Psychology, 2019-

Building mindful relationships: Testing multiple forms of parental mindfulness as correlates of adolescents’ social relationships and adjustment

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Juliane  Juliane Pariz – PhD Psychology, 2017-

Emotion regulation, coping and decision-making processes among adolescents with antisocial behaviour

 

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Ph.D. Candidature (Associate Supervisor)

 

kate  Kate Greenhalgh – PhD Clinical Psychology

Mindfulness parenting for children with hearing loss

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Victoria_Mel2  Victoria Hambour – PhD Clinical Psychology

Facing Multiple Sources of Discrimination: The Impact of Social Identity, Peer Support and Self-Stereotyping on the Wellbeing of Sexual Minorities

Hambour, V. K., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Clear, S., Rowe, S., & Avdagic, E. (2018). Emotion regulation and mindfulness in adolescents: Conceptual and empirical connection and associations with social anxiety symptoms. Personality and Individual Differences, 134, 7-12. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2018.05.03

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Owen Lloyd – PhD Psychology

Children’s psychological recovery from traumatic brain injury

See:

Lloyd, O., Ownsworth, T., Fleming, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2017). Development and preliminary validation of the Paediatric Awareness Questionnaire for children and adolescents after traumatic brain injury. Child Neuropsychology, 23, 1-21. doi:10.1080/09297049.2017.1332173

Lloyd, O., Onsworth, T., Fleming, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2015). Awareness deficits in children and adolescents following traumatic brain injury: A systematic review, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 30, 311-323. doi:10.1097/HTR.0000000000000113

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110111-107985      Sarah Luskin-Saxby – PhD Clinical Psychology

Training and Development in Evidence-Based Practice in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Early Intervention Centres

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Kathy2  Kathy Ryan – PhD Psychology

Fear acquisition and extinction: Age differences

Ryan, K., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Neumann, D. L., & Waters, A. M. (2019). The need for standards in the design of studies on fear conditioning and extinction in youth: A systematic review and recommendations for research on anxiety. Behavior Research and Therapy, 112, 42-62.

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IMG_2562     Henriette Steinvik – PhD Psychology

Bystanders’ Responses to Peer Bullying: The Role of Adolescents’ Empathy-Related Processes and Social Costs of Defend

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Kellie Swan – PhD Psychology

Disseminating effective treatments for children with disruptive behaviours

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