Tahlia Ricciardi is a Research Officer at UNSW School of Psychiatry based at the Black Dog Institute.
Tahlia Ricciardi is a research officer at UNSW School of Psychiatry based at the Black Dog Institute. Her research areas include the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders, and she is part of Professor Gordon Parker’s team. Tahlia 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 provisionally registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a current Master of Clinical Psychology Candidate at Macquarie University. Tahlia completed an Honours degree in Psychology at Flinders University, South Australia in 2010. 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.