Dr Alice Norton is a lecturer, clinical psychologist, and supervisor with the master of clinical psychology program in the Graduate School of Health at UTS. She has particular interests in anxiety disorders, complex trauma, attachment, and youth mental health. Her PhD investigated effective treatments for social anxiety disorder, and she has continued to engage in research exploring the nature and treatment of anxiety disorders and complex trauma. Alice has worked clinically across a range of settings, including NSW Health, non-government, and private practice.
- Registered psychologist with endorsement in clinical psychology from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) approved supervisor for higher degree pathways and the clinical psychology endorsement registrar program.
- Member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA).
- Member of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (AACBT).
- Recipient of a Training Fellowship in Psychiatric Research, New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry (2015).
Dobinson, K.A., Norton, A.,R., & Abbott, M.J. (2019). The relationship between negative self-imagery and social anxiety in a clinical sample. Cognitive Therapy and Research.
Abbott, M.J., & Norton, A.R. (2019). Negative automatic thoughts and mental health: Building on Wenzlaff, Wegner and Klein (1991). Ed. Graham Davey. Revisiting the Classic Studies. UK: Sage.
Park, S.H., Song, Y.J., Demetriou, E.A., Pepper, K.L., Norton, A., Thomas, E.E., Hickie, I.B., Hermens, D., Glozier, N. & Guastella. A.J. (2019). Disability, functioning and quality of life among treatment-seeking young autistic adults and its relationship to depression, anxiety, and stress. Autism.
Demetriou, E.A., Song, C.Y., Park, S, Pepper, K.L., Naismith, S.L., Hermens, D.F., Hickie, I.B., Thomas, E.E., Norton, A, White, D, & Guastella, A.J. (2018). Autism, First-Episode Psychosis, and Social Anxiety Disorder: A transdiagnostic examination of executive function cognitive circuitry and contribution to disability. Translational Psychiatry, 8(1), 1-10.
Norton, A. R., & Abbott, M.J. (2017). Experiential self?focus in Social Anxiety Disorder: Is it beneficial? Journal of Clinical Psychology, 74(3), 480-488.
Norton, A.R., & Abbott, M.J. (2017). Bridging the gap between aetiological and maintaining factors in social anxiety disorder: The impact of socially traumatic experiences on beliefs, imagery, and symptomatology. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 24(3),747-765.
Norton, A.R., & Abbott, M.J. (2017). The role of environmental factors in the aetiology of social anxiety: A review of the theoretical and empirical literature. Behaviour Change, 34(2), 76-97.
Guastella, A.J., Norton, A.R, Alvares, G., & Song, C (2017). Novel treatment approaches for anxiety disorders. Neurobiology of Mental Illness (5th edition).
Norton, A. R., & Abbott, M.J. (2016). The efficacy of imagery rescripting compared to cognitive restructuring for social anxiety disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 40, 18-28.
Norton, A.R., & Abbott, M.J. (2016). Self-focused cognition in social anxiety: A review of the theoretical and empirical literature. Behaviour Change, 33(1), 44-64.
Norton, A. R., Abbott, M. J., Norberg, M. M., & Hunt, C. (2015). A systematic review of mindfulness and acceptance-based treatments for social anxiety disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 71(4), 283-301.
Norberg, M., Olivier, J., Alperstein, D., Zvolensky, M., & Norton, A. (2011). Adverse consequences of student drinking: The role of sex, social anxiety, drinking motives. Addictive Behaviors, 36(8), 821-828.
Norberg, M., Norton, A., Olivier, J., & Zvolensky, M. (2010). Social anxiety, reasons for drinking, and college students. Behavior Therapy, 41(4), 555-566
Norberg, M., Norton, A., & Olivier, J. (2009). Refining measurement in the study of social anxiety and student drinking: Who you are and why you drink determines your outcomes. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23(4), 586-597.