Behavioural, Social, & Health Scientist 

Victor Counted, Ph.D., is a behavioral, social, and health scientist, author, research consultant, entrepreneur, and speaker. He has a Ph.D. in Psychology from Western Sydney University, Australia, and a second Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of Groningen, Netherlands. Dr Counted consults for COSO Australia and The Udoka Foundation, and  is a research fellow of the School of Psychology, Western Sydney University.

Dr Counted is an interdisciplinary researcher and specialises in applied health research, the psychology of religion/spirituality, environmental, social, and positive psychology. His research fuses the fields of psychology, religion, and health science. 

Dr Counted uses psychological theories and methods to derive predictions and account for observable phenomena in well-being, human behaviour, attachment, religion/spirituality, human-environment interactions, radicalization, mental health, migration, quality of life, and human flourishing. 

Dr Victor Counted is the author of over 35 scholarly peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters that address various aspects of psychosocial and psychospiritual processes that shape well-being, quality of life, and human flourishing.  He is the author of three books: The Psychology of Religion and Place (Springer/Palgrave, 2019), Experiencing God in a Foreign Land (University of Groningen, 2019), From A Weakspot to A Hotshot (Hubb Publishing, 2015).  

Dr Counted is committed to transforming people and organisations through research, teaching, and educational leadership.  


Dr Victor Counted is a seasoned educator with a passion to equip the next generation of leaders.


Dr Counted provides knowledge translation workshops for community leaders & health professionals.


Dr Counted offers consulting services through Counted Solutions Pty Limited, a Sydney-based management and research firm.

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