KEYNOTE PRESENTERS

Confirmed

Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler, Senior Research Fellow Black Dog Institute

A/Prof Maree Toomba, Director of Indigenous Health, Rural Clinical School University of Queensland

Ms Jocelyn Brewer, Psychologist Digital Nutrition and University of Sydney

Prof Christel Middledorp, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, CYMHS Queensland Health

Invited

Ms Christine Morgan, CEO National Mental Health Commission

Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler, Senior Research Fellow Black Dog Institute

Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler is a Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist at the Black Dog Institute.

Dr Werner-Seidler’s research interests include the prevention and treatment of depression and anxiety in young people, the implementation of psychological therapies in schools, the use of e-health technology to improve the reach and uptake of interventions and the role of poor sleep in mental illness.

She completed her Masters and PhD at UNSW (2012) before undertaking postdoctoral training at Cambridge University, UK. She took up her role at the Black Dog Institute in 2014.

Ms Jocelyn Brewer, Psychologist Digital Nutrition and University of Sydney

Jocelyn is a Sydney-based psychologist with 16 years’ experience in public schools as both a teacher and counsellor.

She created Digital Nutrition in 2013 as a positive framework for addressing digital wellbeing issues and our love-hate relationship with technology. Jocelyn is part of Australia’s first formal cyber-psychology research group at the University of Sydney where is completing Masters research on the relationship between parenting styles and young people’s smartphone habits.