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Dr Raquel Peel

Dr Raquel Peel
Name Raquel Peel
Position Lecturer (Psychology and Counselling)
Section School of Psychology and Counselling
Office B340A
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6088
Extension 6088
Email
Qualifications BA Sydney , BPsych(Hons) JCU , PhD JCU
Homepage https://www.raquelpeel.com/
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Dr Raquel Peel is an internationally recognised TEDx speaker, an emerging researcher, and passionate lecturer. She is interested in researching relationships, suicide, bullying, stigma, and medical education. Her TEDx Talk titled “Why do We Sabotage Love?” has over 130,000 views and is featured in the TED series titled “How to Be a Better Human” and in the TEDx Shorts podcast series. She enjoys promoting scientific research to engage both academics and members of the general public alike. Also, her work as an educator has been recognised with prestigious awards, including the Excellence Award for Early Career Educator granted by the University of Southern Queensland (2020) and the Inclusive Practice Teaching Award granted by James Cook University (2018). She has experience teaching a diverse range of psychology and counselling subjects across all undergraduate year levels. Currently, she is the Psychology Honours Program Director, coordinating the 4th year Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Bachelor of Science (Honours), and the Master of Science (Research)(Psychology Research) programs, and the School of Psychology & Counselling Outreach and Engagement Coordinator. For a complete portfolio, please visit: www.RaquelPeel.com


Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified ( 111799 )
  • Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 170199 )
  • Psychology ( 170100 )
  • Psychology ( 520000 )
  • Other Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 529999 )
  • Public Health not elsewhere classified ( 420699 )

Research interests
Relationships, Suicide, Bullying, Stigma, Medical Education, and Research Methodology.

Industry affiliations
Member of the Australian Psychological Society

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
CDS1001 - Human Relations and Communications
PSY1020 - Foundation Psychology B
PSY1104 - Psychological Skills A
PSY2104 - Psychological Skills C
PSY3050 - Counselling Psychology

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
4 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Psychology Honours Program Director
Outreach & Engagement Coordinator

Research most recent
Peel, R. & Caltabiano, N. (2020). Why do we sabotage love? A thematic analysis of lived experiences of relationship breakdown and maintenance. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy. doi: 10.1080/15332691.2020.1795039

Peel, R., Young, L., Reeve, C., Kanakis, K., Malau-Aduli, B., Sen Gupta, T., Hays, R. (2020). The impact of localised general practice training on Queensland’s rural and remote general practice workforce. BMC Medical Education, 20 (119). doi:10.1186/s12909-020-02025-4

Peel, R., Caltabiano, N., Buckby, B., & McBain, K. A. (2019). Defining romantic self-sabotage: A thematic analysis of interviews with practicing psychologists. Journal of Relationship Research, 10 (e16), 1-9. doi: 10.1017/jrr.2019.7

Young, L., Peel, R., O’Sullivan, B., & Reeve, C. (2019). Building general practice training capacity in rural and remote Australia with underserved primary care services: A qualitative investigation. BMC Health Services Research,19 (1), 338-348. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4078-1

Peel, R., Caltabiano, N., Buckby, B., & McBain, K. A. (2018). Mental health diagnoses and relationship breakdown: Which is the chicken and which the egg? International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 4 (3), 98-116. Retrieved from http://www.ijicc.net/images/Vol4_iss3_spec_ed_nov_2018/Raquel_Peel_et_al.pdf

Peel, R., Buckby, B., & McBain, K. A. (2017). Comparing the effect of stigma on the recognition of suicide risk in others between Australia and Brazil. GSTF Journal of Psychology (JPsych), 3 (2), 1-10. doi: 10.5176/2345-7872 3.2 43


Research most notable
TEDx
Why do we sabotage love?
Link: https://youtu.be/kpIbl34SPNc


Publications in ePrints

Peel, Raquel ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4909-9844 and Young, Louise and Reeve, Carole and Kanakis, Katerina and Malau-Aduli, Bunmi and Sen Gupta, Tarun and Hays, Richard (2020) The impact of localised general practice training on Queensland’s rural and remote general practice workforce. BMC Medical Education, 20:119. pp. 1-10.

Peel, Raquel ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4909-9844 and Caltabiano, Nerina (2020) Why do we sabotage love? A thematic analysis of lived experiences of relationship breakdown and maintenance. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy. ISSN 1533-2691

Young, Louise and Peel, RaquelORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4909-9844 and O'Sullivan, Belinda and Reeve, Carole (2019) Building general practice training capacity in rural and remote Australia with underserved primary care services: a qualitative investigation. BMC Health Services Research, 19:338. pp. 1-10.

Peel, Raquel ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4909-9844 and Caltabiano, Nerina and Buckby, Beryl and McBain, Kerry (2019) Defining romantic self-sabotage: a thematic analysis of interviews with practising psychologists. Journal of Relationships Research, 10:e16. pp. 1-9.

Young, Louise and Peel, RaquelORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4909-9844 and Reeve, Carole and Malau-Aduli, Bunmi Sherifat and O'Sullivan, Belinda and Hays, Richard B. (2019) Insight into rural and remote GP training and supervision in Queensland. In: The Muster 2018: Global Community Engaged Medical Education Muster Conference, 15-18 Oct 2019, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified ( 111799 )
  • Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 170199 )
  • Psychology ( 520000 )
  • Other Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 529999 )
  • Public Health not elsewhere classified ( 420699 )


Research topics