Dr. Belinda Khong

Dr. Belinda Siew Luan Khong is informed by the Buddha’s teachings. Her PhD thesis titled “A Comparative Analysis of the Concept of Responsibility in Daseinsanalysis and Buddhist Psychology” received a Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation and won her the Sidney M Jourard Memorial Student Award for outstanding research from the American Psychological Association (APA) in 1999. Dr. Khong is a practising psychologist and lecturer at Macquarie University, Sydney. She counsels individuals and families on relationship matters, stress management, communication and personal growth. She is an associate editor of the Transcultural Society for Meditation E-Journal, and serves on the editorial board of The Australian Journal of Counselling Psychology. Her research and teaching interests include integrating Western psychology and Eastern philosophies especially Buddhism. She has published numerous articles on this subject and most recently authored chapters in Psychology and Buddhism: From individual to global community (2003) and Encountering Buddhism (2003). She has also presented papers and conducted workshops on the integration of Buddhism and psychotherapy in Australia and overseas.