Emily Hielscher

PhD Candidate

Brisbane, QLD

Contact me for

  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


Emily Hielscher has a first-class honours degree in Psychology and is currently completing a PhD in Psychiatric Epidemiology at the University of Queensland. She has worked at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research for several years on a wide array of topics, including mental health disclosure in the workplace, adolescent population surveys, and carers of people with mental illness. She has a keen interest in early intervention and prevention and her PhD research, in particular, investigates self-harm and psychotic-like experiences in adolescents and young adults. In addition to her research work, she has been actively involved in tutoring undergraduate students, as well as working for national mental health NGOs.