Researcher biography

Carolina completed a PhD study at the Parenting and Family Support Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland. Her current research focus on parents’ early engagement with parenting interventions. She completed her Bachelor of Psychology at the Universidad de Talca, Chile. She also holds a Master degree in Mental Health, in the field of Community Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland. She has clinical and research experience in psychotherapy, mental health, and forensic psychology. Her general areas of interest are parenting, childhood, mental health, early intervention, and trauma.

She is also a member of several national and international academic/professional organisations. Carolina is a member of the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH). Since 2013, she has collaborated with the translation from English into Spanish of the World Mental Health Day documents released by the WFMH each year. Carolina is a member of the Interamerican Society of Psychology, participating in the Clinical Psychology task group and its Suicide Prevention working group. She is also a member of the English-to-Spanish translation team of the Asociación Chilena de Estrés Traumático for the abstracts published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress and European Journal of Psychotraumatology.