BPsych (Honours), MAppPsych (Sport & Exercise), MAPS
Kurt is a registered psychologist with a research background focused on understanding the neurophysiological underpinnings of vicarious pain. He has clinical experience working with chronic pain patients in a pain management setting and has a special interest in understanding the neuroscience of pain. Kurt promotes psychological skills that optimise brain health to improve mental and physical functioning in everyday life. He has experience working with anxiety, depression and chronic pain and is interested in helping others reach their potential, no matter what the setting.
Young, K. A., Gandevia, S. C., & Giummarra, M. J. (2017). Vicarious pain responders and emotion: Evidence for distress rather than mimicry. Psychophysiology. doi:10.1111/psyp.12865
Giummarra, M. J., Tracy, L. M., Young, K. A., & Fitzgibbon, B. M. (2017). The social side of pain: What does it mean to feel another’s pain? In S. van Rysewk (Ed.), Meanings of pain (pp. 355-373). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.