Dr Aimee Gayed
Lecturer

Dr Aimee Gayed

BPsych(Hons), MCrim, PhD. 

Medicine & Health
The Black Dog Institute

Dr Aimee Gayed is a registered psychologist with experience working in the research, professional education and clinical settings across mental health and criminological domains. In 2019, Aimee completed her PhD with the Workplace Mental Health Research Team at the University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, in which she developed and evaluated an online mental health training program for managers called HeadCoach, to help them better understand and better support the mental health needs of the staff they supervise. She is currently extending this work through her current role as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the Team, investigating the benefits of evidence-based workplace interventions designed to enhance managers’ ability to discuss mental health matters with their staff, and increase their implementation of managerial techniques that promote a more mentally healthy workplaces for their team.

  • Journal articles | 2024
    Deady M; A. J. Collins D; Glozier N; Gardiner E; Arena A; Gayed A; Bryant R; Calvo RA; Harvey SB, 2024, 'Naturalistic evaluation of HeadGear: A smartphone app to reduce depressive symptoms in workers', Behavior Therapy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2024.01.001
    Journal articles | 2023
    Dalgaard VL; Gayed A; Hansen AKL; Grytnes R; Nielsen K; Kirkegaard T; Uldall L; Ingerslev K; Skakon J; Jacobsen CB, 2023, 'A study protocol outlining the development and evaluation of a training program for frontline managers on leading well-being and the psychosocial work environment in Danish hospital settings – a cluster randomized waitlist controlled trial', BMC Public Health, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-15728-2
    Journal articles | 2023
    Deady M; Collins D; Gayed A; Harvey SB; Bryant R, 2023, 'The development of a smartphone app to enhance post-traumatic stress disorder treatment in high-risk workers', Digital Health, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/20552076231155680
    Journal articles | 2023
    O’Dea B; Parker B; Batterham PJ; Chakouch C; Mackinnon AJ; Whitton AE; Newby JM; Subotic-Kerry M; Gayed A; Harvey SB, 2023, 'A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effectiveness of the Building Educators’ Skills in Adolescent Mental Health (BEAM) Program for Improving Secondary School Educators’ Confidence, Behavior, Knowledge, and Attitudes Toward Student Mental Health', Journal of Teacher Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00224871231208684
    Journal articles | 2023
    Petrie K; Gayed A; Spittal MJ; Glozier N; Shand F; Harvey SB, 2023, 'Work-related factors and the risk of common mental disorder 1 year later: A prospective cohort study among junior doctors', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00048674231209843
    Journal articles | 2023
    Strudwick J; Gayed A; Deady M; Haffar S; Mobbs S; Malik A; Akhtar A; Braund T; Bryant RA; Harvey SB, 2023, 'Workplace mental health screening: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 80, pp. 469 - 484, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2022-108608
    Journal articles | 2022
    Deady M; Glozier N; Calvo R; Johnston D; Mackinnon A; Milne D; Choi I; Gayed A; Peters D; Bryant R; Christensen H; Harvey SB, 2022, 'Preventing depression using a smartphone app: a randomized controlled trial', Psychological Medicine, 52, pp. 457 - 466, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291720002081
    Journal articles | 2021
    Gayed A; Kugenthiran N; LaMontagne AD; Christensen H; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2021, 'Can an online mental health training programme improve physician supervisors' behaviour towards trainees?', Internal Medicine Journal, 51, pp. 1441 - 1449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.15207
    Journal articles | 2021
    Harvey SB; Epstein RM; Glozier N; Petrie K; Strudwick J; Gayed A; Dean K; Henderson M, 2021, 'Mental illness and suicide among physicians', The Lancet, 398, pp. 920 - 930, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01596-8
    Journal articles | 2021
    Parker BL; Anderson M; Batterham PJ; Gayed A; Subotic-Kerry M; Achilles MR; Chakouch C; Werner-Seidler A; Whitton AE; O Dea B, 2021, 'Examining the Preliminary Effectiveness and Acceptability of a Web-Based Training Program for Australian Secondary School Teachers: Pilot Study of the BEAM (Building Educators Skills in Adolescent Mental Health) Program', JMIR Mental Health, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/29989
    Journal articles | 2020
    Deady M; Glozier N; Collins D; Einboden R; Lavender I; Wray A; Gayed A; Calvo RA; Christensen H; Harvey SB; Choi I, 2020, 'The Utility of a Mental Health App in Apprentice Workers: A Pilot Study', Frontiers in Public Health, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2020.00389
    Journal articles | 2019
    Anderson M; Werner-Seidler A; King C; Gayed A; Harvey SB; O’Dea B, 2019, 'Mental Health Training Programs for Secondary School Teachers: A Systematic Review', School Mental Health, 11, pp. 489 - 508, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12310-018-9291-2
    Journal articles | 2019
    Gayed A; Bryan BT; LaMontagne AD; Milner A; Deady M; Calvo RA; Mackinnon A; Christensen H; Mykletun A; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2019, 'A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate HeadCoach: An Online Mental Health Training Program for Workplace Managers', Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 61, pp. 545 - 551, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0000000000001597
    Journal articles | 2019
    Gayed A; Tan L; LaMontagne AD; Milner A; Deady M; Milligan-Saville JS; Madan I; Calvo RA; Christensen H; Mykletun A; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2019, 'A comparison of face-to-face and online training in improving managers' confidence to support the mental health of workers', Internet Interventions, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2019.100258
    Journal articles | 2018
    Bryan BT; Gayed A; Milligan-Saville JS; Madan I; Calvo RA; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2018, 'Managers' response to mental health issues among their staff', Occupational Medicine, 68, pp. 464 - 468, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqy103
    Journal articles | 2018
    Deady M; Johnston DA; Glozier N; Milne D; Choi I; Mackinnon A; Mykletun A; Calvo RA; Gayed A; Bryant R; Christensen H; Harvey SB, 2018, 'A smartphone application for treating depressive symptoms: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', BMC Psychiatry, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-018-1752-5
    Journal articles | 2018
    Deady M; Johnston DA; Glozier N; Milne D; Choi I; Mackinnon A; Mykletun A; Calvo RA; Gayed A; Bryant R; Christensen H; Harvey SB, 2018, 'Smartphone application for preventing depression: Study protocol for a workplace randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020510
    Journal articles | 2018
    Gayed A; Bryan BT; Petrie K; Deady M; Milner A; LaMontagne AD; Calvo RA; Mackinnon A; Christensen H; Mykletun A; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2018, 'A protocol for the HeadCoach trial: The development and evaluation of an online mental health training program for workplace managers', BMC Psychiatry, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-018-1603-4
    Journal articles | 2018
    Gayed A; LaMontagne AD; Milner A; Deady M; Calvo RA; Christensen H; Mykletun A; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2018, 'A New Online Mental Health Training Program for Workplace Managers: Pre-Post Pilot Study Assessing Feasibility, Usability, and Possible Effectiveness (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.10517
    Journal articles | 2018
    Gayed A; LaMontagne AD; Milner A; Deady M; Calvo RA; Christensen H; Mykletun A; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2018, 'A new online mental health training program for workplace managers: Pre-post pilot study assessing feasibility, usability, and possible effectiveness', JMIR Mental Health, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/10517
    Journal articles | 2018
    Gayed A; Milligan-Saville JS; Nicholas J; Bryan BT; LaMontagne AD; Milner A; Madan I; Calvo RA; Christensen H; Mykletun A; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2018, 'Effectiveness of training workplace managers to understand and support the mental health needs of employees: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 75, pp. 462 - 470, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2017-104789
    Journal articles | 2018
    Petrie K; Gayed A; Bryan BT; Deady M; Madan I; Savic A; Wooldridge Z; Counson I; Calvo RA; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2018, 'The importance of manager support for the mental health and well-being of ambulance personnel', PLoS ONE, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0197802
    Journal articles | 2018
    Petrie K; Milligan-Saville J; Gayed A; Deady M; Phelps A; Dell L; Forbes D; Bryant RA; Calvo RA; Glozier N; Harvey SB, 2018, 'Prevalence of PTSD and common mental disorders amongst ambulance personnel: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 53, pp. 897 - 909, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-018-1539-5
    Journal articles | 2017
    Milligan-Saville JS; Tan L; Gayed A; Barnes C; Madan I; Dobson M; Bryant RA; Christensen H; Mykletun A; Harvey SB, 2017, 'Workplace mental health training for managers and its effect on sick leave in employees: a cluster randomised controlled trial', The Lancet Psychiatry, 4, pp. 850 - 858, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30372-3
    Journal articles | 2010
    Parker GB; Owen CA; Hyett M; Hilton T; Heruc G; Gayed AJ, 2010, 'Survival following an acute coronary syndrome: a pet theory put to the test', ACTA Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 121, pp. 65 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0447.2009.01410.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Proudfoot J; Parker GB; Benoit M; Manicavasagar VL; Smith M; Gayed AJ, 2009, 'What happens after diagnosis? Understanding the experiences of patients with newly-diagnosed bipolar disorder', Health Expectations, 12, pp. 120 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1369-7625.2009.00541.x
  • Other | 2021
    Parker BL; Anderson M; Batterham PJ; Gayed A; Subotic-Kerry M; Achilles MR; Chakouch C; Werner-Seidler A; Whitton AE; O’Dea B, 2021, Examining the Preliminary Effectiveness and Acceptability of a Web-Based Training Program for Australian Secondary School Teachers: Pilot Study of the BEAM (Building Educators’ Skills in Adolescent Mental Health) Program (Preprint), , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.29989

  • Workplace Mental Health
  • Mental Health
  • Manager training
  • High risk workforces
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Clinical Trials
  • Mobile apps and online programs for mental health
  • Population Mental Health Initiatives

My Research Supervision

PhD