Anthony Crook

Head of Applied Psychology;
Head of Chaplaincy Studies; Mission & Identity Coordinator

B.A., Dip.Ed., B.Th., Grad.Dip.Rel.Ed., M.App.Psych., M.Ed., MA(Theol), M.Th(Lit).

Phone: 02 8204 4117

  • Biography

    Anthony escaped the country to attend The University of New South Wales, which is where his ongoing interest in psychology development. Anthony taught in Catholic schools for seventeen years, spending most of that time as Religious Education Coordinator or Director of Religious Education. Anthony also spent several years as School Counsellor.

    Anthony's involvement in tertiary education began in 2004, when he lectured in Theology at the Australian Catholic University (ACU). It was from ACU that Anthony moved in 2006 to join what was then the Behavioural Science staff at UNDA-Sydney. Anthony also spent four years concurrent with his time at UNDA as the Dean of Students at St John's College (within The University of Sydney).

    Anthony continues to have extensive engagement with a number of Archdiocesan agencies or ministries as part of UNDA's commitment to the local Church.

  • Teaching areas

    • Introduction to Applied Psychology;
    • Introduction to Counselling;
    • Religion & Psychology;
    • Abnormal Psychology
  • Research expertise and supervision

    Anthony has a particular interest in the different models of psychotherapeutic intervention available within the mental health / counselling professions, and the relationship between psychology and religion.