Professor of Clinical Psychology, The University of Queensland

Dr. W. Kim Halford is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. He earned his doctoral degree from Latrobe University in Melbourne, Australia in 1979. Previously he was Professor of Clinical Psychology at Griffith University (1995 – 2008), and before that Chief Psychologist of the Royal Brisbane Hospital (1991-1994). Kim has published 5 books and over 160 articles, primarily focused on couple therapy and couple relationship education. He works with clinically distressed couples; couples adjusting to major life challenges, including developing committed relationships; couples struggling with severe physical and mental health problems in a partner; couples becoming parents, couples forming stepfamilies, parents negotiating co-parenting after separation, and intercultural couple relationships. He has trained more than 10,000 professionals in couples therapy and relationship edcuation across more than a dozen countries.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Clinical Psychology, The University of Queensland
  • 1995–2008
    Professor of Clinical Psychology, Griffith University

Education

  • 1979 
    Latrobe University, PhD
  • 1975 
    Latrobe University, BBSc(hons)