Philippa Specker

Philippa Specker

Philippa Specker

Doctoral/MPsychol (Clinical) Candidate

BPsych (Hons), USYD 2017

 

 

Contact details

Email: Philippa Specker

Office: Matthews, Level 14

Research Summary

Supervisor: A/Prof Angela Nickerson
Co-supervisors: Scientia Professor Richard Bryant, A/Prof Jessica Grisham
Research Areas: Emotion regulation, trauma, PTSD, refugees, asylum-seekers

Publications

Specker, P., Liddell, B. J., Byrow, Y., Bryant R.A., & Nickerson, A. (2018). A factor analytic investigation of DSM-5 PTSD symptoms in a culturally diverse sample of refugees resettled in Australia. Conflict and Health, 12(26), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-018-0155-z.

Selected Conference Presentations

Specker, P., Liddell, B. J., Byrow, Y., Bryant, R. A., & Nickerson, A. (2018). The latent structure of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder among refugees settled in Australia: the need to culturally validate the DSM-5 model. Symposium: Methodological Innovations in the Investigation of Refugee Mental Health. Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies 52nd Annual Convention, Washington, D.C, America. (Research Presentation).

Specker, P., Liddell, B. J., Byrow, Y., Bryant, R. A., & Nickerson, A. (2018). The latent structure of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder among refugees settled in Australia: culturally validating the DSM-5 model. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 34th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C, America. (Poster Presentation).

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

2018 University of New South Wales Scientia PhD Scholarship
          Australian Association for Cognitive Behavioural Therapies Early-Mid Career Travel Grant
          International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies Student Poster Award, Honorable Mention
2017 University of Sydney Convocation Medal for Undergraduate Achievement and Community Contribution
2016 University of Sydney Honours Scholarship

Affiliations & Memberships

Provisional Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia
Australian Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Personal Links

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Philippa_Specker
RTRP Profile: http://www.rtrp-research.com/philippa-specker
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/philippa-specker-3b8755122