Dr Areana Eivers

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Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling

Personal details


Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling


Developmental psychology, Social development, Peer relationships, Parenting, Family systems, Healthy relationships, Counselling theory and practice, Clinical child psychology


Psychology, Specialist Studies in Education

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Psychology (University of Oslo, Norway)
  • Master of Clinical Psychology (Griffith University)

Professional memberships and associations

International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD)

Registered Psychologist (Clinical Endorsement) with Psychology Board of Australia

Board Approved Supervisor, Psychology Board of Australia


Dr Eivers is engaged in teaching across the undergraduate, Honours and coursework Masters programs in the School of Psychology and Counselling. She also provides clinical supervision to interns enrolled in the Master of Clinical Psychology program. Her teaching is mainly in the areas of developmental psychology - especially social development - and professional practice, but she has also taught units in the areas of counselling theory and practice and research methods. Currently Dr Eivers coordinates a social developmental psychology unit in the Honours program, and an intervention unit in the Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental) course. She also lectures in foundational psychology (PYB100) and developmental psychology (PYB203) units.


Selected publications

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