Dr Allison Harvey
1995 Menzies Scholar in the Allied Health Sciences
Allison Harvey holds a B Sc Psychol (Hons) from the University of New South Wales (1991) and a M Clin Psych from Macquarie University (1995). Her PhD entitled "Nature, Process and Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder after a Motor Vehicle Accident" was undertaken at the University of New South Wales. It was followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford, where she later became a faculty member in the Department of Experimental Psychology. Allison moved to UC Berkeley in 2004.
Allison serves on national and international committees such as the Executive Committee of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science and the Research Committee and the Congressional Liaison Group for the Sleep Research Society. Dr Harvey has published over 130 research articles and book chapters and has authored two books. Her research has been acknowledged with various awards including recognition from the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (1998), the American Association for Behavior Therapy (2003), the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research (2005-2006) and NARSAD (2006-2008).
Adult psychopathology, especially sleep disorders. Cognitive processes of thought (worry/rumination), attention, memory and reasoning; comorbidity; transdiagnostic approaches; cognitive therapy; interactions between cognitive, emotional and biological processes and adult psychopathology. Psychopathology in adolescence