• Webinar panellist

Prof Colleen Doyle

Research Psychologist, Vic

Colleen Doyle, PhD MAPS is a Research Psychologist, honorary fellow at the National Ageing Research Institute, honorary professor at Swinburne University and a research consultant.

Since 2018, she has provided contract research advice for the federal Office of the e-safety Commissioner, Nursing and Midwifery Health Program Victoria and Interplast Australia. She is currently chief investigator for BEFRIENDAS, a research project on the impact of befriending for older adults living in residential aged care funded by NHMRC and Beyond Blue.

Colleen founded the Australian Psychological Society’s Psychology and Aging Interest Group and has published extensively on aged care, including as lead author for a book published internationally in 2018 on ‘Moving into residential care; a practical guide for older people and their families’.


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