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Pickard, Judith A. Dr

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

  • Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • School of Psychology

Overview


Dr Pickard completed her training in Clinical Psychology in 2000 at the University of Wollongong. She has extensive experience working with adolescence and adults with complex mental health disorders.  Her research interests include: mindfulness and compassion, parent child attachment and working with complex mental health presentations.

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Dr Pickard is a researcher in the School of Psychology at the University of Wollongong. She is a member of the Family, Learning and Interaction (FLINT) research theme at Early Start. 

    Dr Pickard's primary interests are in mindfulness and self compassion, investigating their role in intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships. Her research explores the cross-generational transmission of attachment with particular focus on mental health. In addition Dr Pickard conducts research into the effect of mindfulness in clinical training programs, exploring both the impact on clinician well-being and therapeutic outcomes. 

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Mindfulness and compassion
    Attachment and parenting
    Implementation of evidence based treatment in mental health services

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Reflections in (inter)action: Discursive Perspectives on Reflecting Team conversations in Family therapy Sidis, Anna
    Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Parents with Complex Mental Health Difficulties Risi, Alixandra
    Doctor of Philosophy Mindfulness and Behavioural Parent Interventions Donovan, Mark
    Doctor of Philosophy Investigating the Role of Paternal Behaviour, Attachment Security and Mental Health on Child Social-Emotional Development. Hofmeier, Amy
    Doctor of Philosophy Efficacy of Mindfulness in Clinical Setting and Positive Effects on Trauma Lim, Angelina

Education And Training


  • D.Phil. in Psychology, University of Wollongong, Psychology, Effect of mindfulness on early mother-infant interaction and the transmission of attachment 2012 - 2017
  • Graduate Certificate in Accountancy in Management 2004 - 2005
  • Bachelor of Psychology, Psychology 1988 - 1992

Keywords


  • Mindfulness, attachment, parent-child interaction, self compassion, complex mental health.

Full Name


  • Dr Judy Pickard

Mailing Address


  • Buildin 22, Northfields Ave

    University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Dr Pickard is a researcher in the School of Psychology at the University of Wollongong. She is a member of the Family, Learning and Interaction (FLINT) research theme at Early Start. 

    Dr Pickard's primary interests are in mindfulness and self compassion, investigating their role in intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships. Her research explores the cross-generational transmission of attachment with particular focus on mental health. In addition Dr Pickard conducts research into the effect of mindfulness in clinical training programs, exploring both the impact on clinician well-being and therapeutic outcomes. 

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Mindfulness and compassion
    Attachment and parenting
    Implementation of evidence based treatment in mental health services

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Reflections in (inter)action: Discursive Perspectives on Reflecting Team conversations in Family therapy Sidis, Anna
    Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Parents with Complex Mental Health Difficulties Risi, Alixandra
    Doctor of Philosophy Mindfulness and Behavioural Parent Interventions Donovan, Mark
    Doctor of Philosophy Investigating the Role of Paternal Behaviour, Attachment Security and Mental Health on Child Social-Emotional Development. Hofmeier, Amy
    Doctor of Philosophy Efficacy of Mindfulness in Clinical Setting and Positive Effects on Trauma Lim, Angelina

Education And Training


  • D.Phil. in Psychology, University of Wollongong, Psychology, Effect of mindfulness on early mother-infant interaction and the transmission of attachment 2012 - 2017
  • Graduate Certificate in Accountancy in Management 2004 - 2005
  • Bachelor of Psychology, Psychology 1988 - 1992

Keywords


  • Mindfulness, attachment, parent-child interaction, self compassion, complex mental health.

Full Name


  • Dr Judy Pickard

Mailing Address


  • Buildin 22, Northfields Ave

    University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Research Areas