Jennifer McIntosh

Professor Jennifer McIntosh is a clinical and developmental psychologist, family therapist, and researcher.



Jenn is Professor of Psychology at Deakin University, where she leads the Early Childhood stream of the Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development, and a Fellow of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. In these roles, she directs the Melbourne Attachment and Caregiving Lab (the ATP-G3 MAC Lab) overseeing two nested studies of attachment development within the Australian Temperament Project. Jenn’s 30 year career has been devoted to attachment and care-giving, focused on families experiencing trauma or transition, and the support of professionals and caregiving systems who work with them.