CJ graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Psychology in 2007. She graduated from Macquarie University in 2008 with a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology. CJ is currently completing her PhD examining social cognition in young children with autism. Her thesis focuses on understanding the behavioural, cognitive and neurological mechanisms that cause and maintain social difficulties in these children. CJ’s interest in autism comes from her extensive experience working as an applied behavioural analysist in home and school settings. She is currently working towards her clinical registration. In addition, CJ is certified to provide clinical assessments for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.