Assoc Prof Rebecca Loundar

Assoc Prof Rebecca Loundar

Associate Professor & Program Director - Social Science,

Associate Professor Rebecca Loundar is an Australian-based health professional and has been a practising Psychologist for over 25 years and is endorsed as a Clinical and Counselling Psychologist.

Rebecca is the Head of Social Science and an Associate Professor at Alphacrucis College, and oversees AC's Bachelor of Applied Social Science and Graduate Applied Social Science and Counselling programs. Rebecca is also one of AC's Higher Degree Research Supervisors. Rebecca has been actively involved with the development and teaching of these courses. 

Assoc. Prof. Loundar has a broad range of experience working with individuals and groups, in a variety of settings including clinical and community (including not-for-profit) based psychology services, education facilities and corporate environments. Rebecca has been an active member on different government and community committees, a researcher and provider of clinical consultation and training to psychologists and counsellors. Her research interests include psychosocial wellbeing and societal issues including domestic and family violence.


Doctor of Psychology (Counselling Psychology) (Macquarie University)
Dissertation Title The effectiveness an integrative and multimodal psychotherapy approach for improving psychosocial and spiritual well-being for young women with comorbid psychological problems. 2013

PG Diploma in Psychology (Macquarie University)
Dissertation Title Subjective Wellbeing of Older Australians accessing community based care 1998

BSc (Psychology) (Macquarie University) 1995

Field of Research

  • 1117 Public Health and Health Services
  • 1607 Social Work
  • 1701 Psychology
  • 1702 Cognitive Sciences
  • 1799 Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences

Scholarship Publications

Professional Memberships

Australian Counselling Association - Academic Member (since 2020)

Australian Health Professionals Registration Authority (AHPRA): Psychologist, Areas for Practise Endorsement - Clinical and Counselling Psychology (since 1998)

Australian Psychological Society: Fellow of Clinical College & Counselling College (since 2013)

Australian Psychological Society; Member (since 1998)

National Heads of Counselling and Psychotherapy Education - Member (since 2018)

Current Supervision

  • None
    • McNally, A., tba (Doctoral Thesis)
    • Spencer, M., Unknown (Doctoral Thesis)
  • 2022
    • Floyd, J., Impact of attitudes regarding gender on Domestic Violence within the Australian Church (Doctoral Thesis), 2022
  • 2021
    • Madden, C., To understand the impact of organisational culture, personal character strengths and motivation at work and how these things may differ across generations (Doctoral Thesis), 2021

Completed Supervision

  • 2019
    • Floyd, J., Understanding Domestic Violence in the church (Masters Project/Thesis), 2019

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