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Ms Rosiel Elwyn

MProfPsych, BSocSci (Psych) (Hons)

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Thompson Institute

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I am a lived experience researcher, lecturer, and consumer consultant with a background in peer support in inpatient and outpatient community settings.

I completed a Master of Psychology in 2019 and have begun my PhD which focuses on risk and protective factors in adolescent suicide, self-injuring behaviours, and disordered eating.

My research interests include research from a social justice and intersectional framework; lived experience inclusion in suicide, eating disorder and psychosis research; eating disorders and suicidality; suicidality in LGBTIQ+ populations; autism and suicidality; weight stigma and suicidality; trauma, dissociation, shame, self-schemas, self-compassion, and suicidal behaviour; clinicians with Lived Experience and mental health stigma in the workplace.

Research areas:
  • Adults
  • Children or young people
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Target groups (CALD, LGBTI, Rural/remote, Lived experience)
  • Mental health, mental ill health
  • Interventions
  • Settings (workplaces, mental health services, education, communities)
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
  • Funding
  • Innovative approaches to suicide prevention
  • Collaboration with Australian suicide prevention services, programs and resources
  • Support for discussions about suicide
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Ms Rosiel Elwyn

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Thompson Institute

Learn more