Associate Professor Ann Packman
Ann Packman is a senior research officer at the Australian Stuttering Research Centre. She has worked for more than 30 years in the area of stuttering as a clinician, teacher and researcher. One of her current interests is theories of the cause of stuttering. From January 2010 she will be Associate Editor for Fluency for the journal Language Speech and Hearing Services in Schools.
Telephone: +61 2 9351 9766
Associate Professor Ross Menzies
Ross Menzies is a clinical psychologist with an interest in the origins and management of anxiety. He has developed cognitive behaviour therapy packages for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorders and published theories of the origins of phobias. He is currently the Director of the Anxiety Clinic at The University of Sydney.
Phone: +61 2 9351 9061
Dr Sue O'Brian
Sue O’Brian is a senior research officer at the Australian Stuttering Research Centre. She has extensive experience in the field of stuttering treatment and research. The topic of her Postdoctoral Fellowship is the effectiveness of early stuttering intervention in community settings. She also has published extensively in the area of stuttering measurement.
Telephone: +61 2 9351 9859
Dr Robyn Lowe
Robyn Lowe is a speech pathologist and Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Australian Stuttering Research Centre, The University of Sydney. Her research interests include exploring information processing biases and anxiety maintenance with adults who stutter. The background to this research is drawn from contemporary cognitive theories of social phobia based within behavioural psychology. Robyn’s work also focuses on increasing access to stuttering treatment using telehealth. A part of this work includes her involvement in the development of online treatments.
Telephone: +61 2 9351 9064
Dr Natasha Trajkovski
Natasha Trajkovski is a speech pathologist specialised in treating preschool children who stutter. She has completed a PhD at the Australian Stuttering Research Centre, developing an innovative treatment for early stuttering called the Westmead Program. Her research has generated a number of peer reviewed journal articles and international conference presentations.
Dr Simone Arnott
Simone Arnott is a Research Fellow at the Australian Stuttering Research Centre. She has extensive experience as a speech pathologist and clinical educator in the area of stuttering and is a Lidcombe Program Consortium trainer. She completed her PhD in group delivery of the Lidcombe Program and has a special interest in the translation of stuttering research into clinical settings.
Professor Michelle Lincoln
Michelle Lincoln is an ASRC research affiliate. Further information can be found here