Associate Professor
Erin O'Connor

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Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling

Personal details


Associate Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling
Kelvin Grove Q Block Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects


Other Education, Psychology, Other studies in Human Society

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


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Registered Psychologist (Australia)
  • National Assessor - Australian Psychology Accreditation Council
  • Member - University Academic Board
  • Member - University Learning and Teaching Committee


PYB301 (previously PYB207) - Psychology in the Community (subject for final year students)

  • Career development for psychology students
  • 50 hour service learning placement with a community, private, or government organisation
  • Reflection skills and training in mindfulness and self evaluation
  • This placement unit culminates in a student conference during which we present short video briefs of where the students went, what they supported the organisation to do, and their professional development outcomes.

PYB300 - Behavioural Science and Contemporary Challenges

  • In this core final year unit, students work with community partners to develop drafts of grant applications for funding.

PYB207 - Group Work

  • Intensive experiential learning through a group experience;
  • Development of group facilitation skills; and
  • Refinement of reflective thinking during and after group facilitation.

I have also previously taught PYB000, PYB215, PYB302, PYB306. I have also developed and taught the psychology first year curriculum for University of Minnesota's Bachelor of Science (Health science) degree (2009/10).



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