Emily is an educational and developmental psychologist and lecturer in educational psychology in the Faculty of Education. She completed a master's in educational and developmental psychology, and PhD, at Monash in 2014. More recently, she worked as research fellow on a longitudinal project investigating the impact of a disaster on the wellbeing and academic outcomes of children, as well as investigating the psychological impacts on adults. Her research interests include child mental health and academic outcomes, self-injury and suicidal behaviour, child trauma and post-traumatic stress, disadvantaged children and children in out-of-home care, domestic violence and childhood outcomes, teacher training and supervision, and trauma-informed practices.Read more about Emily Berger's research
Emily Berger's Articles
Childcare educators feel the strain
There’s been a limited focus on understanding and safeguarding the mental wellbeing of educators who work in the early childhood sector.
Mitigating the mental stress
While the psychological risks of COVID-19 are of concern, there are measures that can be put into place now to support people emotionally.