Emma Morton, PhD


Emma Morton


PhD, Swinburne University, Australia

Academic appointment

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia


Dr. Morton completed her PhD and clinical training as a psychologist at Swinburne University in 2018, where she was awarded the Iain Wallace Research for the Most Outstanding Doctorate Student. In 2019, Dr. Morton was awarded an Institute of Mental Health Marshall Fellowship and moved to join the CREST.BD team at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Dr. Morton’s research interests include improving the understanding and treatment of quality of life, digital health tools supporting self-management, and recovery-oriented psychosocial interventions. In both her clinical and research work, Dr. Morton has particular interest in approaches that focus on strengths, promote self-compassion, incorporate peer support, and holistically address a person’s quality of life.

What I do when I'm not working

I like to take it easy and relax with my husband and dog. I spend my downtime playing video games, reading, and taking long walks exploring the sights of Vancouver. I also love to exercise my creative side through drawing and other crafty pursuits.

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420-5950 University Blvd.
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3