Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler
Scientia Associate Professor at Black Dog Institute
Associate Professor Aliza Werner-Seidler is an NHMRC Emerging Leader Fellow and Clinical Psychologist at the Black Dog Institute, UNSW.
Her research interests include the prevention and treatment of depression and anxiety with a focus on adolescents and young adults, the cognitive mechanisms that underlie common mental disorders, the use of digital approaches to improve the reach and uptake of psychological interventions, and the role of poor sleep in mental illness. She also leads a program of research which investigates ways to facilitate the implementation of evidence based mental health programs within the school system.
Associate Prof. Werner-Seidler is currently co-leading the Future Proofing Study – the largest digital depression prevention trial looking at how mental health apps can be used by school students to prevent the onset of mental illness. She completed her PhD at UNSW in 2012 and post-doctoral training at Cambridge University until 2014. She then commenced her role at the Black Dog Institute.
- B.Psych (Hons 1), Psychology - Science
- M.Psych(Clin)PhD, Clinical Psychology