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Penelope Hasking is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Curtin University. For the last 10 years her research focus has been on non-suicidal self-injury, particularly among adolescents and young adults. With her research team she has explored the nature and extent of self-injury among young people, the progression of the behaviour over time, and the impact of self-injury on school communities.  She is Co-Founder of the International Consortium on Self-Injury in Educational Settings (ICSES), and President-Elect of the  International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS).

Glenn Melvin is a clinical and counselling psychologist and a Senior Lecturer at the Monash University Centre for Developmental Psychiatry & Psychology. Glenn's  research interests include assessment and treatment of child and adolescent anxiety and depressive disorders with a particular focus on suicide risk. He works clinically with young people and their families in research and private practice settings. Glenn enjoys teaching clinical and developmental psychology and lifespan development to psychology and medical students at Monash University.


Penelope Hasking

Glenn Melvin

Ponnie Clark is a Research Fellow at School of Information Systems, Curtin University. Her expertise areas include software development for Healthcare applications. She has extensive research experience in ICT and in assistive medical technologies. All the research projects she carries out employ cutting-edge technology underpinning various multidisciplinary areas including health science area.

Ponnie Clark

Emily Berger

Emily Berger is a researcher and psychologist, with seven years of experience working with teachers, parents, and young people. She has managed two large research projects on NSSI in school settings and is often invited to speak to teachers, parents, and healthcare professionals about NSSI. She is a member of the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), the Australian Psychological Association (APS), and College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists.

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