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Category: Applied Psychology and Suicidology

Applied Psychology | Counselling | Organisational Psychology | Psychological Science | Australian Institute of Suicide Research and Prevention

A stepping stone to a career in cyberpsychology

Before studying at Griffith, Leigh-Chantelle built a career in marketing, consulting, and increasing awareness for veganism, with a variety of roles that took her around the world. In 2020, she will graduate with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), a degree that will help her discover her new-found passion for cyberpsychology, digital wellbeing, and digital communication. Read More

Representation in healthcare – Griffith Health Alumni discuss

We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni in a virtual event to talk to us about the positive impacts on the health of the individual and… Read More

Healthcare and Wellness – Griffith Health Experts and Alumni discuss

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni and academics in a virtual event to talk to us about… Read More

Mental and physical health: an integrated approach

This year, R U OK? Day coincides with Women’s Health Week, providing the perfect opportunity to discuss women’s mental health needs. We sat down with Professor Analise O’Donovan to discuss how our physical, mental and social health are intertwined. Read More

JD’s journey of self-discovery and a passion for Psychology

When JD Dumbrell left high school, they decided to study engineering, something they liked the sound of and had enjoyed in school. But after the support of staff at Griffith University, and a quest to find their passion, JD returned to university with a new career in mind – psychology. Read More

Walk and talk for Wellness – a new and innovative counselling service

We know that being active, experiencing the outdoors, and connecting with others, are all important for our health, wellbeing and life satisfaction – so why… Read More

Seeking participants for a study on managing stress

A research project led by Griffith University is exploring how Australian adults use Facebook to meet their social support needs at a time where social… Read More

Time to indulge this World Chocolate Day!

This Tuesday 7 July 2020 is World Chocolate Day, and as Health Check is focused on providing advice on studying health and living a healthy life, we… Read More

Some important facts and tips around Men’s Health

It’s fair to say that on average, men often overlook their health when compared to their female counterparts. Some of the statistics around men’s health… Read More

Today is World Eating Disorders Action Day

June 2nd is World Eating Disorders Action Day, an awareness day organised by a global collective of thousands of individual activists, and by more than… Read More