Tahlia Ricciardi is a Research Officer at UNSW School of Psychiatry based at the Black Dog Institute.
Tahlia Ricciardi is a research officer in UNSW School of Psychiatry and a member of Professor Gordon Parker’s research team. Her research areas include the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses, and she is currently involved in two major projects; the comparison of lithium and lamotrigine as maintenance treatments for Bipolar II Disorder, as well as investigating the prevalence of common mental health problems among Year 11 and 12 students.
In addition to this role, Tahlia is a practicing psychologist at the Black Dog Institute Psychology Clinic. She holds a Master of Clinical Psychology from Macquarie University, and previously completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Flinders University, South Australia. Tahlia has clinical and therapeutic experience across a variety of domains including private practice, community mental health, hospital, and school settings. Tahlia has a particular interest in working with adolescents and young adults, incorporating a holistic approach to her therapeutic work.