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Dr Yvonne Clark

Yvonne Clark is a Kokatha/Wirangu woman whose family is originally from the west coast and desert regions in South Australia. She is an AHPRA registered and has been a clinically endorsed psychologist for 21 years and has recently gained her PhD in Psychology.

Yvonne has extensive experience in clinical, community and academic psychology within the government, private and university sector. In her role as a clinician she has worked mainly with children, adolescents and their families. Yvonne has worked at the University of Adelaide from 2008 to June 2018 in a lecturing and research role. Her PhD topic was on lateral violence within the Aboriginal community in Adelaide, SA.

Yvonne is currently a Research Fellow for the Healing the Past by Nurturing the Future (HPNF) project which is based in SAHMRI and is available to work on CRE (Safer families) initiatives for some of her time within SAHMRI. She is an early career researcher and is publishing widely on various topics related to Indigenous people, psychology, mental health, social and emotional wellbeing, lateral violence, children and young people and education.