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Findlay, Caroline

Caroline completed her Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma of Psychology and Post-Graduate Diploma of Psychology at Monash University Melbourne. She is currently living in Singapore whilst completing her Masters of Psychology (Educational and Developmental) under the supervision of Associate Professor  Helen Watt and Dr Leonie Kronborg. She has been registered as a Provisional Registration by the Psychology Board of Australia since 2008, and most recently worked as a Counsellor/Case Manager in Melbourne with clients whose health and psychological problems including depression, bi-polar, schizophrenia, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, agoraphobia, trauma and torture, sexual and spousal abuse, drug and alcohol issues, financial difficulties, gambling issues, adjustment to the general community after being in prison, lack of family support, language barriers, literacy/numeracy barriers, low self esteem, self harm.  The services client groups were diverse and included refugees from Iraq, Iran, Macedonia and Vietnam.
Research Interests

Caroline is associated with the STEPS program of research: http://www.stepsstudy.org/ . Her MPsych (Ed & Dev) thesis was titled: Socio-motivational influences on adolescent girls' mathematics engagement.

In future, Caroline would like to gain experience in working with children in an educational setting. She is further interested in supporting families on a range of issues including managing developmental challenges with children, relationship issues, conflict resolution, supporting co-parenting, self-esteem and motivation.


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