Professor Ian Shochet

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Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling

Personal details


Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling


adolescent mental health, belongingness, depression, early intervention, prevention, resilience, school connectedness, wellbeing



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


  • PhD (University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)

Professional memberships and associations

  • 1993 - present: Member of the College of Clinical Psychologists of the APS
  • 1992 - present: Registered as a Psychologist in Queensland/Australia
  • 1989 - present: Member of the Australian Psychological Society.


Shochet has had extensive experience (over 25 years) in curriculum development and teaching.  He has taught at five universities in three countries, at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels.


In subject curriculum planning Shochet’s courses have been distinctive in his integration of theory and research.   He has also developed innovative programs, for example, the Postgraduate Clinical programs at Griffith University.  Innovations in this program included:

•           Exposure to and integration of a diverse range of clinical orientations

•           Closer integration of course work and practicum work

•           Early introduction of practicum work, facilitated by an intensive pre-practicum block

•           Innovative clinical supervision processes

•           External benchmarking and review of the program.


Current Teaching

Professor Shochet currently teaches counselling psychology and family therapy to postgraduate students and regularly provides guest lectures to undergraduate students.

Selected publications

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