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Honours Student

BSc, DipScience(Psych)

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Sam is an honours student under the supervision of Penelope Strauss and A/Prof Ashleigh Lin from the Telethon Kids Institute and A/Prof Jeneva Ohan from the University of Western Australia.

Their research and clinical interests centre around improving the mental health and wellbeing of trans and gender diverse (TGD) young people, as well as other LGBTQIA+ young people, and suicide prevention.

Their honours thesis focuses on how different types of social support may buffer against the adverse mental health outcomes associated with bullying in TGD youth.

Sam completed a Bachelor of Science from Curtin University in 2016 and completed the Graduate Diploma in Psychology at the University of Western Australia in 2019.

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