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. (2019). Internalizing symptoms and loneliness: Direct effects of mindfulness and protection against the negative effects of peer victimization and exclusion. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 

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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SarahH  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., Waters, A. M., Neumann, D. L., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (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

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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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