Professor Greg Smith

Clare Pitt

School of Psychological Sciences, University of Tasmania

PhD Student
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Clare is a psychologist with experience supporting adults, teenagers, and children. She has a calm and friendly approach and enjoys providing a space for her clients to feel heard and understood. Clare draws on a range of evidence-based therapies in her practice. She has a special interest in supporting people and communities affected by climate change, and acknowledges the connection between the environment, climate change, and mental health.

Clare is currently completing a PhD in this area, with publications including: ‘A Systematic Review of Climate Emotions and Mental Health in Adults’ Global Environmental Psychology (2023) and ‘Informing future directions for climate anxiety interventions: A mixed-method study of professional perspectives’ Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Psychology (2024).

Clare holds a Master of Professional Psychology, Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours, and a Bachelor of Arts in Outdoor Education and Nature Tourism. Prior to her psychology training, Clare has a background running Bush Adventure Therapy and Outdoor Education programs for young people. Outside of work, Clare enjoys bushwalking, gardening, yoga, arts and music events, and spending time with her friends, family, and dog.

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