Professor Barnaby Nelson picture

    Professor Barnaby Nelson

    Head, Ultra High Risk for Psychosis Research

    PhD, MPsych (Clinical)

    Professor Barnaby Nelson is a clinical psychologist. At Orygen, he is a Senior Research Fellow and also works clinically at one of Orygen’s headspace centres

    His work focuses on identification strategies, prediction of outcome and treatments for young people who are at ultra high risk for psychosis.

    He has a particular interest in why people on the schizophrenic spectrum disorder deny aspects of their illness to others, the role of stress and trauma in the onset of psychosis and personality and resilience factors.

    Research Interests

    Ultra high risk for psychosis, stress, trauma and resilience factors.