Dr Sally Hunt is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Research Manager with CREMS at the University of New South Wales. She has worked both clinically and in a research capacity in the field of mental health for over 10 years, focusing on comorbidly occurring conditions including affective disorders, psychosis, personality disorders, and alcohol/other drug use problems. Sally has experience in the use of neuropsychological assessment, cognitive behaviour therapy, motivational interviewing and mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques among this population. Sally’s current research is examining the effectiveness of eHealth interventions for a variety of populations including young people with alcohol misuse and depression and mothers in the post-natal period.
Sally recently completed her PhD with Professor Amanda Baker and Emeritus Professor Pat Michie in the Priority Research Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health at the University of Newcastle, Sally’s research examinined the neuropsychological profiles of people presenting with comorbid depression and alcohol use disorders. She was awarded a NSW Department of Health, Project – Drug and Alcohol Council Research Grant to support this research in 2007.
PhD., University of Newcastle, 2015
Masters of Clinical Psychology, University of Newcastle, 2003
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)(Honours), University of Newcastle, 1998