I am a researcher, advisor, and consultant in mindfulness, mental health, and sport and exercise psychology. I am currently serving as the Research Scholar and Chief Consultant at DR ACADEMY. I have a doctorate degree in psychology and possess proficient lecturing, research, and industry experience.
In academia, I have taught at Monash University and Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia. I believe in having an innovative, effective, and engaging teaching philosophy which empowers students with critical thinking tools to enrich their learning experiences and enhance academic performance and excellence. I also have a particular interest in mentoring and supervising graduate students and researchers to help them excel in their academic and professional pursuits.
Additionally, I take keen interest in research and am actively involved in scholarly activities. I have published articles in high-impact scientific journals and am regularly invited to present my work at international conferences. My research interests span the areas of mindfulness, motivation, physical activity, and sport and exercise psychology. I am also interested in other cognate areas including mental health, resilience, psychotherapy, critical pedagogy, and translational research. You may find my research output here. You may also find some of my thought experiments in the Meditation page. Feel free to write to me here if you are interested in collaborating on relevant research projects.
Furthermore, I also work as a consultant and expert in providing a diverse range of solutions to individuals and organisations. I have a proven record of leading complex projects, building relationships with internal and external stakeholders, collaborating on research projects, managing undertakings from concept to completion, and designing effective strategies and course content. I have worked and collaborated with a wide variety of patrons from students, professional athletes, military personnel, and managers to performers, business directors, CEOs, and multinational companies. If you are interested in consulting with me, please fill out the form Work with Me.
Finally, I have accrued specialist knowledge in my domain and served in myriad executive and leadership positions. I have served as a uniformed and commissioned Military Officer in the Royal Australian Army within the Australian Defence Force. I have also been elected as the Australian representative in the Managing Council of Asian South-Pacific Association of Sport Psychology. I am currently serving as the Guest Editor for Asian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology and reviewer for several scientific journals.
During my leisure time, I like to read, paint, meditate, and play sport.