Dr Simon Byrne

Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 56677


Dr Byrne completed a PhD and Masters of Clinical Psychology in child anxiety at Macquarie University in 2015. Since then, he has held postdoctoral positions at Yale, as well as Psychiatry Departments at Royal Prince Alfred and Westmead Hospitals in Sydney, Australia. His research has focused on unconventional use of psychiatric drugs to treat mental disorders, treatments for anxiety and treatments for children.


  • Master of Clinical Psychology, Macquarie University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), The University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Science, University of New South Wales


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Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Byrne, Simon P., Lebowitz, Eli R., Ollendick, Thomas H. and Silverman, Wendy K. (2018). Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents. A Guide to Assessments That Work. (pp. 217-241) edited by Hunsley, John and Mash, Eric J.. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0011

  • Milliner, Ella, Farrell, Lara, Byrne, Simon and Ollendick, Thomas (2017). Specific Phobias. Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual . (pp. 212-245) edited by Christopher A. Flessner and John C. Piacentini. New York, NY, United States: The Guilford Press.

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