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Richard Whitehead

Richard Whitehead is a professional counsellor and holds a PhD in psychology at Swinburne University of Technology. Richard's research is in the area of nonattachment and its role in optimal psychological health. Richard has also developed a specific measure of 'nonattachment to self' which is currently being investigated in relation to depression, anxiety, stress, and bipolar disorder.


  • 2014–present
    Assistant researcher, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2019–present
    Researcher, Alfred Health, Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS)


  • 2019 
    Swinburne University of Technology, PhD