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Dr Loy See Mey received her PhD in Psychology from the National University of Malaysia (UKM), where she has been conferred the Excellent PhD Thesis Award and Graduate on Time (GOT) Award by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, UKM. She is a registered and licensed counsellor with the Malaysian Board of Counsellors (LKM) since 2013. After she completed her master’s degree in counselling, she worked as a university counsellor and later took up teaching roles in teaching courses related to psychology and counselling. Currently, See Mey is a lecturer at the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. Her main research interests lie in early life exposure to violence and subsequent developmental consequences, in which her PhD research focused on early maltreatment experiences among drug addicts in Malaysia. Moreover, as a volunteer in palliative care for years, See Mey’s research areas cover end-of-life care and coping with loss.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), UKM
  • Master of Education (Guidance and Counselling), UPM
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology, UTAR

Professional Affiliations

  • Registered and Licensed Counsellor, Board of Counsellors Malaysia

Research interests

Grant Awarded: 2023 Monash University School Seed Grant
Amount: RM 29,880
Project title: Childhood Maltreatment and Criminal Attitudes among Malaysian Juvenile Delinquents.
Role: Principle Investigator 

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 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology , PhD , Treatment Motivation among Malaysia Drug Addicts , Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia)

Research area keywords

  • Developmental Psychology

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