Professor Tanya Meade


Professor of Clinical Psychology, School of Social Sciences and Psychology


Professor Tanya Meade is Dean, School of Psychology, and Professor of Clinical Psychology at Western Sydney University. A clinical and health psychologist, Professor Meade's clinical and research expertise is in complex physical and mental health co-morbidities (pain and depression in chronic conditions, depression and cognitive function in older adults, women's health, bipolar and complex presentations and assessment of deliberate self-harm). Professor Meade has collaborated on competitive research grants (ARC, BeyondBlue) with industry partners and national and international collaborators. She is a Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychology and the APS College of Health Psychology and has longstanding engagement with Westmead Hospital and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.

Research Interests

  • Mental health
  • Complex comorbidities
  • Psychoneuroimmunology
  • Women’s Health


  • AHPRA - registered psychologist (endorsement: clinical and health psychology)
  • APS, College of Clinical Psychologists - Member
  • APS, College of Health Psychologists - Member

Qualifications and Recognition

  • PhD University of Sydney
  • MA University of Sydney
  • BA Macquarie University

Research & Publications

Contact Details
Telephone+61 2 9772 6266