Elmie is a PhD student under the supervision of Professor Helen Milroy, A/Prof Ashleigh Lin and A/Prof Jeneva Ohan. Her research interests centre around intergenerational trauma: mechanisms of transmission, supporting parents and their children, and trauma-informed care.
Elmie is currently a student in the combined Masters of Clinical Psychology/PhD program at The University of Western Australia. She holds a combined Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Psychology from the Australian National University in Canberra. Her honours research examined the relationship between different experiences of childhood maltreatment and their association with adult wellbeing.
The effectiveness of a day hospital mentalization-based therapy programme for adolescents with borderline personality traits: Findings from Touchstone—Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
Individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are at a substantial risk of harm to themselves and others, experience high levels of functional impairment and typically are high users of tertiary healthcare to address their mental health concerns. As indicators for BPD typically emerge in adolescence, a day therapy service in Bentley, Western Australia, Touchstone Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), was developed as an intensive intervention for adolescents with indicators for BPD and its associated symptomology.Published research Human Capability Youth Mental Health Early Neurodevelopment and Mental Health Youth mental health
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