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Sally Fitzpatrick

Sally Fitzpatrick

Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Developmental Researcher who is passionate about understanding the factors that contribute to the mental health and well-being of all Australians.

My research has primarily focused on understanding the factors that contribute to the mental ill-health of both children and adults, and the translation of this research into accessible evidence-based programs. I have co-authored two online therapeutic programs for children and am currently leading the development of a new online program for adult carers for those experiencing anxiety or depressive symptoms. I also have expertise in managing large and complex multisite research trials across both academic and industry settings.

I have worked as a Clinical Psychologist for more than 10 years, with a focus on child and adolescent mental health. My education and work history combine to highlight my commitment to advocating for the mental health and well-being of youth and their families through both research and clinical practice.

Looking after loved ones with mental illness puts carers at risk themselves. They need more support

Jul 12, 2019 09:47 am UTC| Health

Victorias royal commission into mental health today turns its attention to the families and carers of people living with mental illness. An estimated 2.8 million Australians provide practical day-to-day and emotional...

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