Personal profile


Andrian Liem (he/they) earned his PhD in clinical and health psychology from the School of Psychology, the University of Queensland, Australia (2015-2019). His dissertation project is about knowledge of and attitudes towards complementary-alternative medicine (CAM) among clinical psychologists since CAM is a part of culture and heritage in Indonesia particularly and in Asia generally. For Master thesis he created empathetic services modules towards people with HIV for midwives in public health centres. He was awarded the Jung Tae-gon Young Scholar Awards for excellence in research by Asian Association of Social Psychology (2013) and Graduate Student Achievement Award by International Association of Applied Psychology, Division 8 Health Psychology (2018). After completed his fellowship at the University of Macau (2019-2021), now Andrian is continuing his research fellowship journey at Monash University Malaysia, keep collaborating with migrant workers to improve their mental health and learning a new field of neurodegenerative diseases among elders.

Research interests

Andrian’s research interests are including clinical and health psychology, indigenous and cultural psychology, community psychology, migrants and refugees, global mental health, gender and sexuality, drug abuse, HIV-AIDS, cultural humility, interfaith dialogue, and mixed-methods.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, A complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) study among clinical psychologists in Indonesia using mixed-methods design, University of Queensland


Award Date: 27 May 2019

Research area keywords

  • health equity
  • Health psychology
  • Migrant Rights
  • global health
  • mental health
  • Mixed methods
  • integrative medicine
  • Gender and sexuality
  • cultural humility

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