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The School of Psychology and Social Science represents four main discipline areas: Psychology, Social Science, Counselling and Speech Pathology. The School offers courses in all levels, from bachelors to doctoral degrees, and provides service teaching within degrees in other schools at ECU. There are well developed collaborations in teaching and research across disciplines and with staff from other schools. Staff are engaged in research collaborations with external government and non-government agencies as well as commercial institutions.

Student testimonials

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"I was interested in helping and educating people."

Sarah Clues

Speech Pathology student

Research activity

Many staff in the school focus their research activities through one of our two research centres, the Social Justice Research Centre and the Lifespan Resilience Research Group.

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ECU Psychological Services Centre Therapy Program – Mood group

Learn effective strategies to reduce the worry and stress that are often linked to depressed mood.

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2015 WA ASPIRE Award Winner

Congratulations to Dr Jennifer Loh from the School of Psychology and Social Science, who was the recipient for this year’s ASPIRE University Professional Development Award.

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Social media and e-health Information Communication Technologies (ICT)

The University of Newcastle's Associate Professor Bronwyn Hemsley will present a seminar at ECU's Joondalup Campus on Thursday, 4 June 2015 from 9.30am highlighting recent research findings, social media, and eHealth records online.

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