Mathew Pfeiffer

Mathew-Pfeiffer400x300Doctor of Philosophy

A(Psych)/BComm; PGDipPsych; DipPsychPrac; MPsych(Clin)

Mathew is a clinically trained psychologist undertaking a PhD within the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at ACU. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and has experience supporting children, teenagers and adults in educational, corporate and government settings.

Mathew’s work in school-settings has inspired his PhD research exploring the link between outdoor educational experiences and healthy teenage development. After completing his PhD, Mathew plans to balance clinical practice with academic research.


"Enhancing adolescent self-concept, life effectiveness and locus of control: the effects of outdoor adventure education."

Current projects involved in

  • Student Evaluation of Educational Quality – Schools
  • Outdoor Adventure Education and Adolescent Mental Health


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