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PhD Student

BSc (Hons), BA


Megan is a PhD student under the supervision of Dr Amy Finlay-Jones in the Early Neurodevelopment and Mental Health team, and Dr Jeneva Ohan and Dr Donna Bayliss at the University of Western Australia. The focus of her PhD project is on understanding how stigma impacts the way adolescents with mental health disorders perceive of themselves, specifically their self-stigma, and how they can cope with this challenge.

Her clinical and research interests are in improving the Mental Health of children and adolescents to improve their outcomes across the lifespan. She has previously worked as a research assistant on the Health Promotion and Education Team and Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Team.

Megan holds a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and International Relations) from the University of Western Australia. She is currently completing her Master of Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy.