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Research Assistant and PhD Student

BPsych (Hons)

Asha is a PhD student in the Early Neurodevelopment and Mental Health Team. She also works as a research assistant on the Diabetes and Obesity Team.

Asha is passionate about promoting mental health in young people with chronic conditions. She has a particular interest in how the use of positive psychology approaches may promote wellbeing in spite of the physical difficulties associated with these conditions.

Asha’s PhD involves collaborating with young people with chronic conditions to develop a brief, digitally-delivered positive psychology intervention that can improve mental health outcomes for this unique group.