Dr Alison Ryder

Dr Alison Ryder

Academic Lead – Adult
BArts., GradDipSci., Msci., Dclinpsy

Ally is a  passionate clinical psychologist who began her career in adult mental health as  a drug and alcohol worker at St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst. After  completing her studies at the University of Sydney she worked in private  practice and educational settings such as the University of Sydney. Ally has  been a guest lecturer at the Australian Catholic University and the Australian  College of Applied Psychology.

Completed Research Projects

Thesis: Relationship between context and Ambiguity in Human  Causal Learning
Thesis: Subjective Well-being on Antipsychotic Medication in  First Episode Psychosis


Moore, C., Ryder, A.,  Seah, E., & Renner, P. (2016) Student’s perceived needs and expectations  from university counselling services: a qualitative review. Journal of the Australian and New Zealand  Student Support Association.

Conference presentation

THeMHS Conference presentation - 2017. Presentation topic: Moving towards genuine collaboration in a  higher education setting.

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