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Ko Waikirikiri te awa
Ko Tākitimu te waka
Ko Ngāi Tahu tōku iwi
Ko Ngāti 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
- Emotional invalidation
Ashley K. H. Catton, Martin J. Dorahy
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2020
This is an explanatory model that integrates most of the current literature on disclosure.
This is the first experimental study that lends empirical support to the model, particularly to the connection between emotional invalidation and state shame.
This was a presentation given in 2020 around 'Internet Gaming Disorder', a controversial yet emerging disorder in the literature.
Poster presentation of published study
Poster presentation for systematic review
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Teaching Assistant Co-Ordinator (2021)
Undergraduate course on abnormal and clinical psychology.
Teaching Assistant (2020)
Entry level undergraduate psychology course.
Teaching Assistant (2019-20)
Undergraduate course on personality psychology.
Private tutoring (2019)