Associate Professor Hsien-Jin Teoh

Associate Professor Hsien-Jin Teoh

Discipline Lead, Psychological Sciences


B.Soc.Sci. (Hons)
PGrad Cert Acad Prac
Associate Professor Hsien-Jin Teoh is the Discipline Lead for Psychology at the Australian College of Applied Professions, Brisbane. He completed his Bachelors of Psychology, Sociology and Social Anthropology at Keele University, Masters of Clinical Psychology at the University of New South Wales, and PhD in Clinical Psychology at the at the University of Western Australia. Amongst the universities he has held academic roles in are the National University of Malaysia, Australian Catholic University and Sunway University. He has also held various clinical and leadership positions within Metro North Hospital and Health Service (Queensland Health), Ministry of Health Malaysia and various uniformed services.


Previous research and project work has also involved uniformed services and corporate fields. He has carried out projects in the area children’s adjustment within the family and at school, social support, coping, stress, chronic health conditions, environmental hazards, human-pet interactions, mental health stigma, and the organization of multi-disciplinary health teams.

Teaching and Coordination Responsibilities

PSYC4172 Applications of Psychology : Principles and Practice
Honours Research Thesis Supervision

Expert Comment Topics
Child developmental disorders
Child behavioural and emotional issues
Youth behavioural management at home and school
Mental Health
Social support and social skills
Cognitive assessments
Assessment Tool Development
Human Factors in selection
Youth leadership development
Paediatric Allied Health Multi-Disciplinary Teams

HDR Research Supervision

Assoc Prof Hsien-Jin Teoh has been involved in the supervision of Undergraduate and Postgraduate research students since 1997 at various institutions of higher education.

Professional registrations or accreditation

  • Registered Psychologist with Clinical Endorsement, Psychology Board Australia, AHPRA.
  • Registered Supervisor, Psychology Board Australia, AHPRA.

Professional Affiliations and Fellowships

  • Member, Australian Psychological Society.
  • Fellow, College of Clinical Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society.
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