Team Member

Jichun (Jess) Hao is a provisional psychologist undertaking a PhD and a Masters degree in psychology. Jess is an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society and a student member of the International Association of Relationship Research. She completed a Bachelor of Science (Psychology with honours) from the Australian National University, and a Master of Science (Counselling Studies) from the University of Edinburgh where she received counselling training in psychodynamic and person-centred approaches. She has also volunteered and worked in community, hospital, and private settings with vulnerable populations including children, adolescents, and adults in China, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Jess also has extensive experience in conducting qualitative (e.g., interviews) and quantitative (e.g., structural equation modelling and meta-analysis) research. Her main research areas of interests include attachment theory, e-therapy, cross-cultural psychology and therapy, and the use of arts in therapy. Jess is passionate about mental health in different cultural and socially disadvantaged groups, and is currently working towards full registration as a clinical psychologist.

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