State Branch New South Wales Branch Committee

Erin Kelly, Committee Member

Dr Erin Kelly


Clinical Psychologist, Research Fellow

Committee Member


Dr Erin Kelly is a Research Fellow at The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney. Erin is leading a program of research in the translation of brief intervention in schools for the prevention of substance use and mental disorders. As part of this role, she is the lead trainer of the Preventure program in Australia, an evidence-based personality-focused brief intervention that was developed by Professor Patricia Conrod at the University of Montreal.

Erin completed her PhD at the University of New South Wales in 2018, titled “Tackling adolescent bullying head on: Victimisation, perpetration and targeted intervention”. She is continuing her research on bullying at the Matilda Centre. She has published over 20 papers in the area of substance use and mental health, with particular interests in adolescent wellbeing, prevention of substance use and mental disorders, comorbidity and bullying intervention.

Erin is also a practicing Clinical Psychologist, currently working in private practice at Foresight Psychology. Erin graduated from the Master of Clinical Psychology at Macquarie University in 2010, and has since worked in range of settings and with various populations.


Erin re-joined the Branch Committee in 2021.

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