Professor Paul Morrison completed studies in nursing, psychology, education and counselling and has a long-standing interest in mental health issues and the education of health professionals. Before taking up his present position at Murdoch University Paul worked in a range of health care settings as a general and mental health nurse (UK and Queensland); in universities as a lecturer, senior lecturer (Cardiff), assoicate professor (Brisbane) and professor (Canberra & Perth) and in private practice as a psychologist. Paul is an experienced teacher, researcher, practitioner and writer with over 100 publications. Some of his books have been translated into German, Norwegian and Indonesian.
His research focuses on the application of psychology to health care generally with a special emphasis on nursing care: Evaluation of health care services Psychological care and counselling Mental health and wellbeing Personal construct theory & repertory grid technique Multiple sorting technique Multidimensional scaling (MDS) & multidimensional scalogram analysis (MSA) Narrative analysis