PROF Barnaby Nelson

PROF Barnaby Nelson

Positions

  • Phenomenology
  • Psychosis
  • Youth Mental Health

Overview

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  • Professor Barnaby Nelson is Head of Ultra High Risk for Psychosis Research at The Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne. He is a clinical psychologist with particular interest in psychotic disorders. Professor Nelson's work focuses on early identification strategies and prediction of outcome and treatments for young people in the early stages of psychotic disorders. He has a particular interest in psychopathology and phenomenology; psychotherapy for psychotic disorders; and integrating neuroscience with phenomenology and clinical characteristics.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Member 2018 -
  • Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS). Member 2013 -
  • IEPA Early Intervention in Mental Health. Member 2006 -
  • Psychologists Registration Board of Victoria.. Accredited member 2006 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • MPsych (Clinical), University of Melbourne 2005
  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2005
  • PGrad Dip, University of Melbourne 1999
  • BA (Hons), University of Melbourne 1997

Awards and honors

  • NARSAD Independent Investigator Award, 2015
  • Outstanding Research Award - Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Prize for Innovative and Promising Schizophrenia Research, Brain & Behavior Research Foudnation (BBRF), 2015
  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2008
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society, 2005
  • Dean’s List for High Academic Achievement, 1996
  • Edward Stevens Prize for best student in Dept of English, University of Melbourne, 1995
  • Exhibition Prize for best student in Dept of Psychology, University of Melbourne, 1995

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Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Professor Nelson's work focuses on early identification strategies and prediction of outcome and treatments for young people in the early stages of psychotic disorders. He has a particular interest in psychopathology and phenomenology; psychotherapy for psychotic disorders; and integrating neuroscience with phenomenology and clinical characteristics.