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Dr Yosheen Pillay

Dr Yosheen Pillay
Name Yosheen Pillay
Position Lecturer (Educational Counselling)
Section School of Education
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4320
Extension 4320
Qualifications BSc(Hons) USQ , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Educational Counselling ( 130305 )
  • Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences ( 179900 )
  • Specialist Studies in Education ( 130300 )

Research interests
Autism Spectrum Disorder across the Lifespan
Mental Health and Well-being in Young Adults
Transition to Adulthood in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Professional memberships
Member of the Australian Psychological Society

Industry affiliations
Member of the Queensland Guidance Counsellor's Association

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Currently teaching courses/programs

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
5 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
25 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Member of USQ Human Research Ethics Committee

Publications in ePrints

Pillay, Yosheen and Brownlow, Charlotte and March, Sonja (2020) Autism and inclusive practices: mothers speak out. International Journal of Inclusive Education. ISSN 1360-3116

Pillay, Yosheen (2018) Transition experiences of young adults on the autism spectrum in Australia: a mixed-methods analysis. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

Pillay, Yosheen and Brownlow, Charlotte (2017) Predictors of successful employment outcomes for adolescents with autism spectrum disorders: a systematic literature review. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 4 (1). pp. 1-11. ISSN 2195-7177

Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Educational Counselling ( 130305 )