Dr Carrie Barber
Clinical Psychology Graduate Programme Director
Qualifications: PhD Vanderbilt University
Perinatal mental health, especially depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy, and the adjustment to parenting; child clinical psychology, especially the efficacy of mental health treatment for childhood emotional and behavioural problems, and the effects of relationships and attachment on development.
Carrie's clinical experience is with assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, as well as perinatal mental health and issues relating to parenting. She is registered as a clinical psychologist in New Zealand, and has previously been licensed in Kansas and California.
Her research experience includes evaluation of the outcomes of intensive mental health services to children and adolescents, as well as social services to homeless youth; her current research focus is on perinatal mental health and transition to parenting.
Barber, C. C., Panettierre, M., & Starkey, N. J. (2017). How am I, really? Perceptions of health and distress by women and their midwives. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, -online, 1-12. doi:10.1080/02646838.2017.1310375
Currie, J., & Barber, C. C. (2016). Pregnancy gone wrong: Women's experiences of care in relation to coping with a medical complication in pregnancy. Journal of the New Zealand College of Midwives, (52), 35-40.
Barber, C. C., & Starkey, N. J. (2015). Predictors of anxiety among pregnant New Zealand women hospitalised for complications and a community comparison group. Midwifery, 31(9), 888-896. doi:10.1016/j.midw.2015.04.017
Barber, C. C., & Masters-Awatere, B. (2015). Challenge, choice, control, and coping: Developing a model to help parents manage the transition to parenting. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference 2015: Te Ao Tūroa: The World in Front of Us. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
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