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Category: APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY

Applied psychology | Counselling | Organisational psychology | Psychological science

Unlocking the mystery of whiplash pain

After 20 years of practising as a physiotherapist specialising in musculoskeletal pain, Professor Michele Sterling noted similar injuries didn’t equate to similar recovery patterns when it came to whiplash. Read More

Griffith Health Clinics offer community value

  With 60,000 health services delivered last year, Griffith University’s Health Clinics are possibly the University’s largest community engagement vehicle. Executive Officer Peter Westwood says… Read More

Griffith grad helps to create a safer world for at-risk children

A passion for child protection has been the fuel behind the successful career of Griffith Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) graduate Susie Upton who is the co-founder of Brisbane-based counselling and psychology service Child Aware. Read More

Alumnus provides tools for men’s mental health

A deep concern about high suicide rates within the construction industry led Griffith University alumnus Jorgen Gullestrup to start up the world’s only industry-based suicide prevention program. Read More

Understanding suicide risk factors for farmers

A closer understanding of the personal risk factors around suicide in farmers is the outcome of new research from Griffith University’s Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP). Read More

More indigenous midwives position Griffith as leader in First People’s Health

Indigenous Midwifery student numbers at Griffith University have been increased as a result of the establishment of the First People’s Health Unit (FPHU)  last year. Read More

From stumbling blocks to stepping stones

Not everyone has the courage or confidence to upgrade their education goals from a hairdressing apprenticeship to gaining entry into the most difficult university courses. Griffith University psychology alumni Jill Guljas has done just that. Read More