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Category: Applied Psychology and Suicidology

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

A passion was ignited

Sarah Spafford is an alumnus of Griffith’s Master of Suicidology. In her own words, she recounts her journey as an international student and learning from her… Read More

Personal experience to national suicide prevention response

Maddeline Mooney is an alumnus of Griffith’s Master of Suicidology. In her own words, she recounts her journey to studying the Master’s degree and… Read More

New elective: Psychological Perspectives on Cultural Diversity

Available to undergraduate students in their second or third year of any degree – university-wide!   Australia is one of the most culturally diverse societies in the world… Read More

Recovering from a sports injury with psychology: Rachel’s story

Born in Zimbabwe, Rachel Kapnias is a third-year international student from South Africa completing a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) with Griffith University. In her own words, she recounts why she decided to become a clinical psychologist with a research interest. Read More

Psychology week 2020: finding a way through pain with psychology

This Psychology Week, we spoke with Griffith Experts about their careers and research in the dynamic and varied field of pain management. Here, they share… Read More

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