School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Dr Amanda Taylor PhD
Amanda is a clinical Psychologist. She holds a First Class honours degree in Psychology from the Flinders University of SA, along with a combined Master of Psychology (Clinical) and PhD from the University of Adelaide.
Amanda has research expertise in topics such as sleep, exercise, and parenting and childhood obesity, and she has authored publications in national and international journals in these areas. Her clinical experience is wide ranging, including extensive experience providing support to children and families who have a history of trauma, along with psychological and developmental assessment, working with families in remote settings, and with children in pre-schools and schools.
Date Position Institution name 2018 Lecturer University of Adelaide 2016 Clinical Psychologist Developing Minds Psychology and Education 2013 - 2018 Visiting Research Fellow University of Adelaide
Date Institution name Country Title — University of Adelaide Adelaide Master of Psychology (Clinical)/PhD
Year Citation 2018 Hallion, M., Taylor, A., & Roberts, R. (2018). Complete mental health in adult siblings of those with a chronic illness or disability. Disability and Rehabilitation, 40(3), 296-301.
2018 Hallion, M., Taylor, A., Roberts, R., & Ashe, M. (2018). Exploring the Association Between Physical Activity Participation and Self-Compassion in Middle-Aged Adults. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology.
2012 Taylor, A., Wilson, C., Slater, A., & Mohr, P. (2012). Self-esteem and body dissatisfaction in young children: Associations with weight and perceived parenting style. Clinical Psychologist, 16(1), 25-35.
DOI Scopus11 WoS9
2011 Taylor, A., Wilson, C., Slater, A., & Mohr, P. (2011). Parenting and child body mass index: Longitudinal investigation of maternal and paternal influence. Australian Journal of Psychology, 63(4), 198-206.
DOI Scopus9 WoS10
2011 Taylor, A., Wilson, C., Slater, A., & Mohr, P. (2011). Parent- and child-reported parenting. Associations with child weight-related outcomes. Appetite, 57(3), 700-706.
DOI Scopus43 WoS44 Europe PMC31
2008 Taylor, A., Wright, H. R., & Lack, L. C. (2008). Sleeping-in on the weekend delays circadian phase and increases sleepiness the following week. SLEEP AND BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS, 6(3), 172-179.
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