Dr Natalie Morrison

Biography

Natalie Morrison is a lecturer in Psychological Sciences at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP). Natalie joined ACAP in 2014, having spent time completing her PhD at the MARCS Institute at the University of Western Sydney. Natalie has worked in mental health for over 10 years in a variety of positions within NSW Health and other NGOs. She has also taught and researched at the University of Western Sydney and Macquarie University in a wide variety of undergraduate units.

Research Interests

Natalie’s research interests are diverse with interests in trauma, transgenerational trauma and trauma sequelae, mental health service delivery, technology based mental health care and in experimental cognitive psychology.

Teaching Interests

Natalie has experience in a wide range of undergraduate psychology teaching, including: Introductory Psychology, Human Learning, Cognition, Human Behaviour, Biological Psychology and Perceptual Processes, Perception, Brain and Behaviour, Psychopathology, Applied Cognition and Advanced Research Methods.

Natalie has experience in a wide range of undergraduate psychology teaching, including: Introductory Psychology, Human Learning, Cognition, Human Behaviour, Biological Psychology and Perceptual Processes, Perception, Brain and Behaviour, Psychopathology, Applied Cognition and Advanced Research Methods.

She is currently coordinating PSYC1022 “Introduction to Psychology: The Individual, Society and Culture” and PSYC1032 “Introduction to Psychology: Biology, Learning and Cognition” and PSYC3072 “Stress, Trauma and Resilience”.

Natalie was the recipient of the 2016 Navitas Professional Institute Higher Education Teaching Excellence Award.

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Expert Comment Topics

  • Attention and Attentional Modelling
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Decision Making
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Trauma and transgeneration trauma
  • Post traumatic growth