Speaker | Researcher | Lecturer
Works as a Psychology and Counselling Lecturer. Currently undertaking a PhD in Health. Holds a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours and a Bachelor of Arts with double major in Art History and Music.
Study of Romantic Relationships!
I am conducting a study about romantic relationships! This time I am looking for people of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations, and relationship status. Individuals not currently in a relationship are also invited to participate. Responses are confidential and I am not able to identify participants in any way. Here is the link along with more information about the study.
For many, love is failing as a lot of us are guilty of self-sabotage! Is this you or someone you know?
Watch my TEDx Talk to find out!
Abstract The term ‘self-sabotage’ is not well defined in the current literature. Self-sabotage is generally explained as a synonym of self-handicapping, which does not fully encompass intrinsic behaviours found in romantic relationships. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to explore the theme of self-sabotage as viewed by practising psychologists. A series of 15…Read More
Building general practice training capacity in rural and remote Australia with underserved primary care services: A qualitative investigation.
Abstract Background Australians living in rural and remote areas have access to considerably fewer doctors compared with populations in major cities. Despite plentiful, descriptive data about what attracts and retains doctors to rural practice, more evidence is needed which informs actions to address these issues, particularly in remote areas. This study aimed to explore the…Read More
By Daniella Balarezo 16 May, 2019. Retrieved from TED.COM By examining our actions and attitude, we can start to break the cycle, says psychology researcher Raquel Peel. This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from someone in the TED community;…Read More
Abstract There is a distinct lack of knowledge to explain why some people, having successfully initiated a relationship, embark upon a path to certain dissolution of that engagement. Research looking at self-sabotage provides some answers. However, no measure exists to test self-sabotage in romantic relationships. This study investigated key self-sabotaging behaviours implemented in romantic relationships…Read More
"There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people."
~Vincent van Gogh~
This current research project aims to identify the challenges and opportunities associated with provision of high quality training for general practitioners working in rural and remote areas and increase the potential for rural workforce recruitment. Recommendations towards strengthening health care in underserved communities are considered.