School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.
I am a registered Psychologist with Clinical endorsement and Lecturer with the School of Psychology, and am the Academic Lead for Indigenous Education and Engagement with the School of Psychology.
My research and teaching is focussed on the areas of child and clinical psychology, with an emphasis on predictors of eating, activity, and body image outcomes in children and adults. Current research also focusses understanding some of the factors – including individual modifiable skills and features of parenting and the family system – that not only reduce psychological ill-health, but also promote positive mental health and wellbeing.
My clinical experience includes providing support to children and families who have a history of trauma, along with psychological and developmental assessment of children, working with families in remote settings, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, and with children in pre-schools and schools.
Date Position Institution name 2018 - ongoing Lecturer University of Adelaide 2016 - 2019 Clinical Psychologist Developing Minds Psychology and Education 2015 - 2016 Psychologist Act For Kids 2015 - 2015 Research Coordinator University of British Columbia 2013 - 2015 Clinical Psychologist Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Aboriginal Corporation 2013 - 2018 Visiting Research Fellow University of Adelaide 2011 - 2013 Psychologist Child Protection Services
Date Institution name Country Title 2008 - 2011 University of Adelaide Adelaide Master of Psychology (Clinical)/PhD 2002 - 2005 Flinders University Australia Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Year Citation 2021 Schiller, V. F., Dorstyn, D. S., & Taylor, A. M. (2021). The Protective Role of Social Support Sources and Types Against Depression in Caregivers: A Meta-Analysis.. J Autism Dev Disord, 51(4), 1304-1315.
DOI Scopus8 WoS6 Europe PMC1
2021 Ferraro, I. K., & Taylor, A. M. (2021). Adult attachment styles and emotional regulation: The role of interoceptive awareness and alexithymia. Personality and Individual Differences, 173, 110641-1-110641-7.
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2021 Halliday, S., Gregory, T., Taylor, A., Digenis, C., & Turnbull, D. (2021). The impact of bullying victimization in early adolescence on subsequent psychosocial and academic outcomes across the adolescent period: A systematic review. Journal of School Violence, 20(3), 351-373.
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2021 Leech, T., Dorstyn, D., Taylor, A., & Li, W. (2021). Mental health apps for adolescents and young adults: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Children and Youth Services Review, 127, 10 pages.
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2021 Leech, T., Dorstyn, D., Taylor, A., & Li, W. (2021). Corrigendum to “Mental health apps for adolescents and young adults: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials” (Children and Youth Services Review (2021) 127, (106073), (S0190740921001523), (10.1016/j.childyouth.2021.106073)). Children and Youth Services Review, 128, 1 page.
2021 Taylor, A., Cocks, J., Lawn, S., Lawrence, D., Rikkers, W., Roberts, L., . . . Van Hooff, M. (2021). Mental health and wellbeing in young adult fire and emergency service volunteers. The Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 36(4), 29-30. 2019 Hallion, M., Taylor, A., Roberts, R., & Ashe, M. (2019). Exploring the Association Between Physical Activity Participation and Self-Compassion in Middle-Aged Adults. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 8(3), 305-316.
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2019 Ashe, M. C., Edwards, N. Y., Taylor, A., Burnett, L., Giangregorio, L., Milne, K., . . . Fleig, L. (2019). Return to Everyday Activity in the Community and Home: a feasibility study for a lifestyle intervention to sit less, move more, and be strong. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5(84), 12 pages.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Year Citation 2022 Poster Abstracts (2022). Poster session presented at the meeting of Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. Wiley.
Report for External Bodies
Year Citation 2021 Taylor, A. (2021). Positive mental health in young adult emergency service personnel.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2021 Co-Supervisor Nature Play? No way! An investigation of preventative factors impacting on child engagement in nature play. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Madison Skye Bellchambers 2021 Co-Supervisor Exploring postnatal experiences, wellbeing and support needs of South Asian refugee and migrant families in Australia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Ria Aiyar 2021 Co-Supervisor A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy program to reduce the negative impact of online social media use on the mental health of emerging adults. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Zoe Herriman 2020 Co-Supervisor Development of an online intervention based on acceptance and commitment therapy facilitated in schools to support and enhance psychological flexibility and wellbeing in adolescents. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr David Arthur Scholz 2020 Co-Supervisor Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Sarah Louise Halliday
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2021 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Does emotional dysregulation at early childhood predict the risk of disordered eating in Adolescence? The University of Adelaide Honours in Psychology Honours Srivaasavi Sivasankar 2021 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Does Taking Parental Leave Improve Mental Health and parenting sense of competence in New Fathers? The University of Adelaide Honours in Psychology Honours Thomas Parkin 2021 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Preliminary evaluation of a school-based programs for children with anxiety. The University of Adelaide Master of Psychology (Clinical) Master Jane Cope 2020 - 2021 Co-Supervisor What factors at age 10-11 are predictive of eating disorder symptoms in adolescence? Testing the transdiagnostic theory of eating disorders in adolescents using longitudinal data. The University of Adelaide Master of Psychology (Clinical) Master Kiu Lam Chan
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2020 - ongoing Secretary APS Clinical College SA committee Australian Psychological Soceity Clinical College Australia 2016 - ongoing Member Australian Psychological Society Australia
Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice
Date Title Type Institution Country 2021 - ongoing Associate Editor Editorial Clinical Psychologist Journal
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