Victor Counted

Victor Counted

Victor Counted

Victor Counted, Ph.D., is Director of COSORI Australia and Research Fellow of the School of Psychology, Western Sydney University. He is a Research Affiliate for Harvard Univeristy's Human Flourishing Program and also a Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion. As an interdisciplinary psychological scientist, Dr. Counted specializes in health, positive, social, environmental psychology, and the clinical psychology of religion. He has published over 50 research articles and scholarly chapters examining various aspects of psychosocial and psychospiritual processes that shape health and wellbeing across cultures. Dr. Counted has degrees in theology, social sciences, and holds a Ph.D. in Health Psychology from Western Sydney University and a second Ph.D. in Psychology of Religion from The University of Groningen. He is the author of The Roots of Radicalization: Disrupted Attachment Systems and Displacement (Lexington Books, 2021), co-author of Place and Post-Pandemic Flourishing: Disruption, Adjustment, and Healthy Behaviors (Springer, 2021), and editor of The Psychology of Religion and Place: Emerging Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). Dr. Counted is currently working on various research and community projects aimed at promoting post-pandemic flourishing.