Associate Professor, Psychology, Monash University

Dr Marie Yap is an Associate Professor (Research) and Psychologist with expertise in parenting and youth mental health. Her research interests in parenting are two-fold: 1) increasing our understanding of specific family processes and the mechanisms by which they influence young people's mental health; and 2) translating existing research evidence into credible, accessible resources for parents to help them reduce their child's risk of developing mental health problems. She is the lead investigator of the Parenting Strategies program www.parentingstrategies.net, which has been developed to provide parents with actionable strategies endorsed by research evidence and experts in the field to help them protect their child's mental health.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor, Psychology, Monash University