Victor Counted, Ph.D.

Dr Victor Counted is the Head of Research & Program Development at Counted Solutions Pty Limited and Fellow of the School of Social Sciences and Psychology at Western Sydney University. He is also Research Associate of the Cambridge Institute for Applied Psychology & Religion. 

A behavioural, social, and health scientist, Dr Counted is an interdisciplinary voice interested in social, health, and environmental psychology and the psychology of religion. His scholarly work examines mental health and quality of life outcomes, adult attachme3eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeent experiences, environment-behaviours, psychological aspects of religion, clinical spiritual healthcare, social scientific study of religion, psychopathology, and global migration health. 

Dr Counted received his Doctor of Philosophy – Ph.D. in Applied Psychology from Western Sydney University (Australia), with specialisations in Social, Health, and Environmental Psychology. He also has a second Ph.D. in Religious Studies, with specialisation in the Psychology of Religion, from the University of Groningen (Netherlands),  and a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) from Stellenbosch University (South Africa) where he investigated youth identity crisis as the need for attachment and the battle for authenticity. Victor also has an undergraduate seminary education in Theology & Philosophy.

When not researching, Victor enjoys trying new restaurants, movies, destinations around the world, and sharing the message of hope and resilience with other travelers on the road of life.  


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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