Mr Xuan Luu

BPsych (UWS) GradCertEdStudies(HigherEd) (Sydney)
PhD Candidate and Postgraduate Fellow, Discipline of Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health
Project Coordinator, Belong@FHS

C43R - R Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9576

Website Mental Health
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Biographical details

Xuan Luu is a PhD candidate and early career academic in the Discipline of Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health, within the Faculty of Health Sciences, at the University of Sydney. He researches and teaches in the field of mental health, with his specific passion being mental wellbeing across the lifespan in response to experiences of traumatic grief and bereavement. As part of his PhD, Xuan is currently undertaking research that qualitatively examines the practice of online counselling. Within this context, he seeks to explore practitioners' perceptions and experiences surrounding 'what works best' when counselling bereaved young people.

Research interests

Xuan is a member of the Mental Health research team.

Xuan's research interests include:

  • Bereavement and mental health across the lifespan
  • Hope, healing, and posttraumatic growth following bereavement
  • Child, youth, and family mental health and wellbeing
  • How technology shapes young people's health and wellbeing
  • Counselling and psychotherapy practice with young people

Teaching and supervision

  • HSBH3015 Mental Health Rehabilitation
  • HSBH3010 Health and Lifelong Disability


  • Member, Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth
  • Member, International Association for Youth Mental Health
  • Member, International Association of CyberPsychology, Training, and Rehabilitation


Disability and Community

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