Victor Counted, Ph.D.

Dr Victor Counted is a Behavioural and Social Scientist whose main research fuse health, cultural, and social psychology. He is also interested in applying attachment theory to religion, and a leading scholar in the psychology of religion and place. Dr Counted has a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Psychology from Western Sydney University, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Religious Studies from the University of Groningen. As an interdisciplinary scholar, his research examines quality of life outcomes, adult attachment experiences, place attitudes, spiritual care, religious behaviours, psychopathology, and global migration health. 

New edited book on "The Psychology of Religion and Place" is out November 2019 via Palgrave Macmillan.

Featured Publications

The Psychology of Religion and Place: Emerging Perspectives.

Book published by Palgrave Macmillan (2019)

Experiencing God in a Foreign Land

Book published by the University of Groningen (2019)

Place Spirituality: an attachment perspective

Published in Archive for the Psychology of Religion 41(1), 12–25

A Space of Transition and Transaction

Published in Archive for the Psychology of Religion 41(1), 43–52

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