Dr. Alice Norton - Clinical Psychologist


  Contact details

  Email: alice.norton@sydney.edu.au

  Phone: +61 2 9114 4230

  Postal Address: Brain and Mind Centre, 94 Mallett Street, Camperdown NSW 2050


Profile

Dr Alice Norton is a practicing clinical psychologist and researcher at the Brain and Mind Centre. Alice specialises in social anxiety disorder, trauma, and imagery, and her Ph.D. investigated imagery rescripting as an intervention for social anxiety. Alice is currently involved in research for social dysfunction disorders at the Brain and Mind Centre, and runs group therapy programs for both social anxiety disorder and autism spectrum disorder. Alice has been involved in teaching at the University of Sydney for several of years, has presented at national and international psychology conferences, and has published broadly in peer-reviewed academic journals in the area of anxiety disorders. She currently supervises clinical research students, and is involved in the training and supervision of clinical interns. Alice also works privately in inner Sydney.

Publications

Guastella, A.J., Norton, A.R, Alvares, G., & Song, C (2017). Novel treatment approaches for anxiety disorders. Neurobiology of Mental Illness (5th edition). Accepted 31st October 2016.

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.

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., 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.

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. (in press). Types of self-focus in social anxiety disorder: The detrimental impact of experiential self-focus. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

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.

Norton, A.R., & Abbot, M.J. (in press). The role of environmental factors in the aetiology of social anxiety disorder:  A review of the theoretical and empirical literature. Behaviour Therapy.

Norton, A.R., & Abbott, M.J. (2016). 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. E-publication ahead of print.

Norton, A.R., & Abbott, M.J. (2016). Mindfulness and experiential self-focus in social anxiety: A review of the theoretical and empirical literature. Clinical Psychologist. Manuscript under review.

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.