Senior Lecturer, Clinical Psychology
Christina Bryant, MA (Hons), MSc, MA (Clin. Psych), PhD, MAPS
Associate Professor Christina Bryant is a clinical psychologist with many years experience of working in a range of clinical settings. Her work has focussed on high prevalence disorders, such as anxiety and depression, adjustment disorders, as well as grief and bereavement. She has a particular interest in psychological aspects of physical health, including coping with chronic illness and disability, self-management of health conditions, oncology, and the relationship between physical and psychological health issues in older adults.
Christina's academic role as a senior lecturer in the University of Melbourne's School of Behavioural Science is primarily within the postgraduate clinical psychology programme, where she is involved in academic teaching, clinical supervision of psychology trainees, and supervision of honours, Masters and PhD-level research projects. Current research interests include psychological intervention in chronic disease, attitudes towards older people (ageism), women's health, and the health of older adults.