Career Development Fellow, Western Sydney University

Tania is as registered psychologist and completed her PhD in 2012 in the area of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

She attained a Bachelor of Psychology (B Psych. Hons.) 2003 from the University of New England, Armidale, NSW and a Post graduate Diploma in Social Health (PGDipSocHlth) in 2005 from Macquarie University, Sydney NSW.

She worked previously with the Black Dog Institute and the School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales. She has been involved in several research trials examining the effectiveness of psychological therapies in the treatment of bipolar disorder and depression. She has also participated in longitudinal studies of young people 'at risk' of developing bipolar disorder and in the area of adolescent mental health. As part of her post-doctoral research fellowship she explored the impact of menopause on women living with bipolar disorder.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Career Development Fellow, School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University
  • 2016–2018
    Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Clinical and Health Psychology Research Initiative, School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University
  • 2012–2016
    Research Officer, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia
  • 2005–2012
    Research assistant, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia

Education

  • 2012 
    UNSW, PhD