Hannah Kunst is a PhD student under supervision of Associate Professors Dr. Helena Nguyen and Dr. Anya Johnson at the University of Sydney Business School, and Dr. Carolyn MacCann at the University of Sydney School of Psychology. Hannah holds a Research Master in Psychopathology from the University of Maastricht, and a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Hannah has an interest in understanding and improving wellbeing through emotion regulation in clinical and non-clinical settings. She has worked on clinical trials of positive cognitive behavioral therapy, imagery rescripting and schemas in personality disorders, and the relationship between stress response, emotional intelligence and coping strategies. Hannah’s current PhD research focuses on extrinsic emotion regulation at work, specifically in healthcare workers. She is particularly interested in translational research and bridging the gap between research and practice.
Hannah is a casual academic at the University of Sydney Business School, an associate fellow of Advance HE, a member of the Body, Heart and Mind in Business Research Group, and a member of the Australian Compassion Council.