Dr Zoë Krupka


  • Senior Lecturer
  • Research Supervisor
  • Unit Coordinator
Dr Zoë Krupka

Research Expertise

  • Sibling Loss
  • Racism in Academia
  • Critical Theory

Research Supervision

  • Doctorate/PhD
  • Masters
  • Honours


  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Existential Therapy and the Group Process
  • Key Competencies in Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Clinical Expertise

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Existential and Emotion-Focused Therapy


Zoë has a background in community development and education, working with refugees and asylum seekers, in homelessness support, with young parents, the federal police, and in men’s health and suicide prevention. Zoë currently works in private practice as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor.

Zoe writes regularly for industry publications and the media and provides commentary with a focus on relational ethics and understanding the therapeutic process.

Key Publications

Krupka, Z. (2021). We are not in this together: Psychotherapy and pandemic emotions. Psychotherapy and Politics International, 19(1), e1561. 

Krupka, Z. (2021). Feeling heavy too: Thoughts on the concept of vicarious trauma. Psychotherapy and Politics International, 19(1), e1559. 

Krupka, Z. (2018). Holding hands in the dark: Unburdening a child whose sibling has died. Snook, B. (Ed.), in Brothers and Sisters Coping with Loss and Grief. (pp. 7-23). Queensland: Interactive Publications. 

Krupka, Z. (2017). Challenging Snoopervision: How can person-centered practitioners offer new alternatives to the fracturing of the person in the supervision relationship? In M. Bazzano (Ed.), Re-visioning Person-centered therapy: The theory and practice of a radical paradigm. London: Routledge. 

Krupka, Z. (2017). Supervision of emotion-focused therapy: A study of congruent practice. Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies,16(4), 335-350.