Led by Professor Adam Guastella (seen on ABCs Employable Me), we are a group of researchers and clinicians dedicated to high-quality research to enhance understanding of and treatments for social dysfunction and substance use. Our research is diverse, focusing on behavioural and biological interventions, particularly for social functioning disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and Social Anxiety Disorder. We integrate pre-clinical, clinical and translational research in order to be leaders in this field.
Our team leader, Professor Adam Guastella, provides expert guidance on how people with autism and other neuro diverse conditions can benefit companies which harness their hidden skills. See the trailer below.
It airs on ABC at 8.30pm April 3, or catch it on iView afterwards.
Who we are
We are a team of clinicians and researchers specialising in clinical neuroscience who use latest technology and knowledge to develop new treatments to improve social well-being of young people with mental health problems.
What we do
Our research is aimed at understanding how biology can interact with psychological processes to cause, maintain and recover from mental health problems.