Dr Aimee Gayed is a registered psychologist with experience working in the research, professional education and clinical settings across mental health and criminological domains. In 2015, Aimee joined the Workplace Mental Health Research Team at the University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, to commence a PhD developing and evaluating an online mental health training program for managers called HeadCoach, to help them better understand and better support the mental health needs of the staff they supervise. She is currently extending this work through her current role as a Research Fellow on the Team, investigating the benefits of evidence-based workplace interventions designed to enhance managers’ ability to discuss mental health matters with their staff, and increase their implementation of managerial techniques that promote a more mentally healthy workplaces for their team.
Key research areas:
Black Dog Institute research projects
Australia's first integrated research initiative into preventing anxiety and depression.
Established by the University of NSW in partnership with Black Dog Institute and NSW Ministry of health to develop research focused on the mental health needs of NSW frontline emergency workers. The team are also developing a number of other projects focused on better understanding the link between other types of work and mental health.
A world-first study dedicated to radically improving the mental health of men and women working in male-dominated industries.
|PhD Candidate (project completed)|