My rural upbringing teamed with a background in psychology has ultimately led to a passion in rural mental health. The lack of access to, and stigmas associated with, seeking and receiving psychological support in country Australia is under researched and this is what I hope to change. Interventions and programs that are tailored to rural, regional, and remote Aussies already exist, yet many people continue to fall through the cracks and I want to know why.
My PhD project aims to gather foundational research in this area so we can better understand these unique circumstances.
Despite studying in the city, I'm a country girl at heart and I'll give anything a go. When I'm home on the property you might find me riding my horses, doing some target practice, driving bobcats and excavators, or helping out in the family building business.
Skills & Expertise
- Rural, regional, and remote mental health
- Youth leadership
- Horse riding
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