Katie Dawson

Job role: 
Postdoctoral Fellow / Clinical Psychologist / Consultant
Member type: 
Practitioner/Implementer
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

Katie Dawson is a Clinical Psychologist specialising in treatment of posttraumatic stress reactions and complicated grief in children and adults, and with particular interest in transcultural and global mental health. She currently holds a post-doctoral position at the University of NSW, Australia, where she leads research and treatment trials with children and adolescents from refugee backgrounds. She is also the child and adolescent program director for the Refugee Treatment and Recovery Program. She is currently consulting with the World Health Organization on several low-intensity psychological interventions for adults and youth living in humanitarian settings. She is passionate about improving access to evidence-based psychological interventions and capacity building of para-professionals in low- and middle-income countries.

Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
Asia
Oceania
Country: 
Australia

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