anxiety, depression, prevention, internet, mental health litearcy
Dr Amy Morgan’s research areas include prevention and early intervention of anxiety and depression and improving the mental health literacy of the community. She is particularly interested in the public health potential of internet programs for emerging mental health problems.
Development of Cool Little Kids Online: preventing anxiety problems in young children, auDA Foundation Grant, 2013
Increasing access to early prevention of internalising problems: An internet-based parenting program for young children. Early Career Fellowship, National Health and Medical Research Council, 2013-2016
Self-help for anxiety, finding messages suitable for promotion to the public, beyondblue, 2013-2014.
A consumer’s guide to what works for anxiety, beyondblue, 2009.
An updated version of “Help for depression: what works (and what doesn’t)”. beyondblue, 2008.
Education and training
University of Melbourne 2012
BAppSci (Psychology) (Honours),
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology 2005
Monash University 2003
University of Melbourne 2002
Awards and honors
Early Career Researcher Award, Australian Rotary Health and Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders,
Rising Star, Association for Psychological Science,
Excellent PhD Thesis in Psychology Award, Australian Psychological Society,
Available for supervision
Supervision is available for research on Cool Little Kids Online
, a parenting program for anxiety in young children.