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.


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)