Dr Connor holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science (Psychology), Masters in Brain and Mind Science (Neuroscience), Masters in Education (Curriculum and Learning), Masters in Education (Counselling), and a Doctor of Health Science (Psychology). The research for this award focused on “The Treatment of Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”, and the study involved developing, implementing and evaluating a treatment program for adults who had suffered long-term and multiple trauma experiences during their childhood or adult years. The research for the award was highly acclaimed by international experts in the field of trauma.
Dr Connor has completed the following specialist training to conduct the following programs:
- CogMed working memory training;
- Circle of Security parent training Programs;
- Tuning Into Kids parent training programs;
- 'Nurturing Attachments’ (Kim Golding) parent training program.
Dr Connor has also undertaken extensive training in the assessment of child and adult attachment with Professor Carol George, and Professor Judith Solomon