ABOUT ME

Nicholas holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology and has extensive training in Cognitive Neuroscience and Mindfulness/Meditation. Nicholas grew up in Brookfield, WI (USA) and attended Elm Grove Lutheran (primary) and Milwaukee Lutheran (secondary) as a child. He completed a B.S. in Neurobiology and Psychology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He subsequently enrolled in medical school at the Chicago College of Osteopathic medicine prior to realizing that medicine was snot he right career match for him. He went on to complete an M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University at Albany, SUNY and did a Pre-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Psychology at Yale University. He did several post-doctoral fellowships (at New York University School of Medicine; Nathan Kline Institute / Child Mind Institute; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) prior to joining the faculty in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne in 2017.  

Nicholas has interests in Mindfulness and Meditation, Anxiety, Depression, Decision-making, fMRI, Psychometrics, and Assessment. 

EDUCATION

APPOINTMENTS

2007 - 2013

PhD in Clinical Psychology

University at Albany, State University of New York

2012 - 2013

Fellowship in Clinical Psychology

Yale University School of Medicine

2007 - 2009

M.A. in Clinical Psychology

University at Albany, State University of New York

2001 - 2005

B.S. in Neurobiology and Psychology

University of Wisconsin - Madison

2017 - 2018

Research Fellow in Psychological Sciences

University of Melbourne

2017 - 2020

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2015 - 2017

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Psychiatry

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2014 - 2015

Research Scientist

Nathan Kline Institute / Child Mind Institute

2013 - 2014

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Psychiatry

New York University School of Medicine

2018 -

Senior Lecturer in Psychological Sciences

University of Melbourne