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Honours Student

BPsych (Hons)


Valeria is currently completing her fourth year in a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours at Curtin University. Her supervisors are Dr Elizabeth Newnham (Curtin University), Dr Ashleigh Lin (Telethon Kids Institute) and Elizabeth Saunders (Gender Diversity Service at Perth Children’s Hospital). Her honours project is under the Gender Identity Longitudinal Experience (GENTLE) Cohort study, where she will be exploring the role of parent psychological distress when looking at differences in reporting psychological outcomes between trans and gender diverse youth and their parents.

Her future interests include working with children and young people and providing support for their mental health.