- Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), Macquarie University.
- Bachelor of Science (First class honours in Psychology), MacquarieUniversity.
- Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Macquarie University.
- Bachelor of Science (Biology), Macquarie University.
- Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia: No. PSY0001270962
- Member of the Australian Psychological Society: No. 023555
Honours and Awards
- Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship (1999-2003).
- Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's commendation (2006) for PhD thesis entitled "A Theory of Shame: From Trauma to Self Development."