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!
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
Abstract Clients in therapy are typically diagnosed with mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression. However, recent statistics show that romantic relationship difficulties are one of the most common reasons for people to seek counselling in the first place. A series of 15 semi-structured interviews with psychologists around Australia revealed that romantic relationship difficulties…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.