Glenn is an Associate Professor and practising clinical psychologist at the School of Psychology, Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia and an honorary Associate Professor at the University of Warwick, UK. His research focuses on developing and evaluating novel suicide prevention strategies and treatments for youth depression that range from exercise to brain stimulation.
In recent years, he has worked together with colleagues at Beyond Blue, an Australian non-profit organisation, on the development of a suicide prevention app known as, BeyondNow. This app documents a personalised plan to help the user cope in the event of a suicidal crisis. He is also recognised for his work developing interventions that support young people who are refusing to attend school.