Ko Kā Tiritiri o te Moana nga maunga
Ko Orakaia te awa
Ko Tākitimu te waka
Ko Ngāi Tahu tōku iwi
Ko Ngāi Te Ruahikihiki tōku hāpu
No Taumutu ōku tupuna
Kei Catton raua ko Nutira tōku whanau
Ko Ash tōku ingoa
My name is Ash and I'm a PhD Candidate at the University of Canterbury developing a model of sexual victimisation disclosure under the supervision of Professor Martin Dorahy, and Associate Professor Kumar Yogeeswaran.
I'm also a clinical psychology student.
Research interests include:
- Sexual victimisation disclosure
- Social Reactions and their effects
- Social media
- Online trolling
- Moral outrage
- Echo chambers and filter bubbles
- Eating disorders
- Anxiety Disorders
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- E-Therapy (including Serious Games)
- Internet and Gaming Addictions
- Interoceptive Awareness and Sensitivity
- Neurodiversity (especially ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder)
- Emotional invalidation
Ashley K. H. Catton, Martin J. Dorahy, Kumar Yogeeswaran
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, vol. 38(13-14), 2023, pp. 8332–8356
Ashley K. H. Catton, Martin J. Dorahy
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, vol. 37(9-10), 2022, NP7014– NP7033
This study is currently being developed.
A manuscript detailing this theory is currently being prepared for peer review.
This study is currently pending peer review.
This study is currently undergoing peer review.
This was a presentation given in 2020 around 'Internet Gaming Disorder', a controversial yet emerging disorder in the literature.
The Suitability of Clark & Wells Cognitive Model of Social Anxiety as a Basis for Treatment Among Adolescents
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The Role of Interoceptive Conditioning in Intuitive Eating (IE) Interventions for Binge Eating: A Conceptual Review
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Private tutoring (2019)
Teaching (TA, TAC)
Teaching Assistant Co-Ordinator (2021-23)
Undergraduate course on abnormal and clinical psychology.
Teaching Assistant (2020)
Entry level undergraduate psychology course.
Teaching Assistant (2019-20, 22)
Undergraduate course on personality psychology.
Supervisor of Honours level theses: - An Inclusive Paradigm of Measuring How Sexual Victimisation is Dealt With and Disclosed