Department of Psychology, Counselling and Therapy

We are committed to promoting and improving wellbeing, inclusion and equitable mental health outcomes.

Our undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development programs are student-centred, flexible and foster lifelong learning.

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Our unique, accredited courses specialise in the scientific study of human behaviour.

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Our discoveries build evidence for best-practice counselling and therapy interventions.

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We work with national and international partners to produce research with impact.

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Our facilities support student learning experiences and groundbreaking research.

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Top 250 globally

We’re ranked in the world's top 250 for psychology.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2022, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Psychology

'Well above world standard'

Our research in psychology and cognitive sciences is top-rated nationally and rated 'well above world standard'.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

#4 worldwide

THE ranks La Trobe fourth in the world for health and wellbeing.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2022, Impact Rankings 2022: good health and well-being

Psychology Clinic

The La Trobe Psychology Clinic provides affordable, evidence-based psychological services to the community.

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