Mia Pellizzer

Research Associate

College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I am a Research Associate for the Órama Institute for Mental Health and Wellbeing. My role is specifically focused on Co-Design research. I am also a clinical psychologist employed by the Statewide Eating Disorder Service.

My PhD (completed) focused on the effectiveness of Ten-Session Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT-T) for eating disorders and predictive role of body image, supervised by Professor Tracey Wade, Professor Glenn Waller, and Professor Marika Tiggemann.

Qualifications

BPsych(Hons) (Flinders)

PhD(Clinical Psychology) (Flinders)

Honours, awards and grants
  • Australian Government Research Training Program 2015 - 2018
  • ANZAED 2018 Peter Beumont Young Investigator Award 2018
  • PhD Publications Award (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • FUSA Development Grant (2017)
  • Shortlisted for the Menzies Foundation Allied Health Sciences Scholarship (2016)
  • Flinders University Medal (2015)
  • Chancellor's Letter of Commendation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
  • Summer Scholarship in Psychology with Dr Tim Windsor (2013)
  • Admission to Golden Key International Honours Society (2010)
Teaching interests

I have tutored and marked for PSYC 2018 (Research Methods 2) and HLTH2105 (Health: A Psychological Perspective)

I have been a marker for several topics including: PSYC1101 (Psychology 1A), PSYC1102 (Psychology 1B), PSYC2019 (Personality & Social Psychology), PSYC3009 (Lifespan Development in Cultural Perspective) and PSYC3012 (Interviewing and Counselling)