Dr Erika Penney is a lecturer, clinical psychologist, and external placement coordinator with the master of clinical psychology program in the Graduate School of Health at UTS. She has particular interests in complex trauma, developmental trauma, stigma, and personality disorders. Prior to her work at UTS, she lectured on personality disorders, mental health, ethics, and inter-professional practice at a number of leading universities and tertiary learning institutes across Sydney.
- 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 Psychological Society (APS).
- Penney, E., McGill, B., & Witham, C. (2017). Therapist stigma towards Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Lessons Learned from Borderline Personality Disorder. Australian Clinical Psychologist, 3(1), 63-67
- Penney, E. (2015). The Prevention Intervention: What health professionals can do [Invited Talk]. The Annual Future Health Leaders Conference, University of Sydney Australia
- Penney, E. & Abbott, M. (2014). The Impact of perceived standards on state anxiety, appraisal processess, and negative pre- and post-event rumination in social anxiety disorder. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 39(2)
- Penney, E. & Abbott M. (2014). Anticipitory and post-event rumination in social anxiety disorder: A review of the theoretical and empirical literature. Behaviour Change, 31(2), 79-101
- Penney, E. & Lawsin, C. (2013). Application of the MODE model to implicit weight prejudice and its influence on expressed and actual behaviour among college students. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43(S2)
- Penney, E. (2010). Understanding the impact of weight stigma [Invited Talk]. The University of Beunos Aires, Argentina
- Penney, E. & Lawsin, C. (2010). Weight stigma [Empirical Poster]. 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia.