Raquel Peel

Raquel Peel

Speaker | Researcher | Lecturer

Works as a Psychology and Counselling Lecturer. Currently undertaking a PhD. 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 TED​x Talk to find out!

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Interview with Raquel Peel – Bully Billy: Workplace bullying is costing the Australian economy tens of billions of dollars every year.

March 8, 2018

Win News, Townsville, Australia.

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Interview with Raquel Peel. What’s love got to do with it? Effect of Relationship Breakups on Mental Health.

June 26, 2018

ABC Radio, North Queensland, Australia.

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Interview with Raquel Peel. Why do People Sabotage Good Relationships?

March 21, 2018

New Zealand Radio, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from Radio New Zealand Good relationships take work and some take more than others. But when a relationship isn’t going well, some of us have the instinct to run. Raquel Peel is studying people who sabotage their own relationships. Raquel Peel, a psychology researcher and guest lecturer at…

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Interview with Raquel Peel. Why some people cannot maintain relationships?

February 21, 2018

ABC Radio, Perth, Australia.

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"There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people."
~Vincent van Gogh~


Relationship Research

This current research project aims to assess how individuals’ adult attachment styles influence the relationship between stressors, goals and implemented defence strategies in the context of romantic relationships.

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Suicide Research

Research conducted investigated cross-cultural perceptions of suicide and the impact of suicide stigma and religiosity on the recognition of suicide risk in others.

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Bullying Research

Research conducted investigated the individual characteristics of adults who are bullied in the workplace. The cost to individuals and organisations was considered within the increase trend of work presenteeism.

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Medical Education Research

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 workforce recruitment. Recommendations towards strengthening health care in underserved communities are considered.

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