Dr Taylor Swain


College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

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

Dr Taylor Swain is a registered and practicing clinical psychologist, undertaking undergraduate topic design and teaching, with a specific focus on the Honours year. Her topics focus on forensic psychology, evidence-based practice, and skill development related to graduate qualities.

Dr Swain also supervises students in their Honours year, specifically conducting research in the field of applied memory and cognition.


Taylor completed her Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Flinders University in 2017, followed by her Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) at Flinders University in 2022. Taylor is a generally registered psychologist with AHPRA, with clinical endorsement.

Honours, awards and grants

Vice Chancellor's Award for Doctoral Thesis Excellence (Flinders University, 2022)

Flinders University Student's Association Development Grant (Flinders University, 2019)

Flinders University Research Scholarship (Flinders University, 2018-2021)

Key responsibilities

Topic coordination, Lecturing, Honours supervision.

Topic coordinator
PSYC3008 Applied Cognitive Psychology
PSYC7007 Evidence-Based Practice
PSYC8004 Assessment and Intervention
PSYC3236 Forensic Psychology: Legal and Clinical
Topic lecturer
PSYC7007 Evidence-Based Practice
PSYC3008 Applied Cognitive Psychology
PSYC3236 PSYC3008 — Applied Cognitive Psychology
PSYC8004 Assessment and Intervention
Supervisory interests
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Prospective memory