Dr. Zac Seidler is a Clinical Psychologist, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Orygen at The University of Melbourne and the Director of Health Professional Training at Movember. To date, Zac has published over 25 peer-reviewed publications in the area of men's mental health, has received $1.5M in research funding and has worked clinically with men of different ages and presentations from adolescents in Darwin with early psychosis to older HIV+ men struggling with adjustment issues.
Currently, Zac is creating the world’s first online program called the Man Island Project, to train mental health practitioners in how to better understand and respond to men’s distress. The pilot and trial of Man Island will be undertaken at Orygen before the program is scaled and distributed widely with the aim of informing curriculum and policy on men's mental health. Zac has appeared on the ABC and in The Guardian, The Age and Vice for his work.
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Get angry or get even: Finding balance in the discussion of masculinity and mental health
Getting Them Through the Door: a Survey of Men's Facilitators for Seeking Mental Health Tr..
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What gets in the way? Men's perspectives of barriers to mental health services
Zac E Seidler, Simon M Rice, David Kealy, John L Oliffe, John S Ogrodniczuk
Journal article | 2019 | International Journal of Social Psychiatry
BACKGROUND: This study describes barriers to accessing mental health services among men currently experiencing a mental health con..
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Student of the Year Award
Significant Contribution to Improving the Wellbeing of Men
Centre For Youth Mental Health
Master of Clinical Psychology & PhD
University of Sydney