Dr Zoë Krupka


  • Senior Lecturer
  • Research Supervisor
Dr Zoë Krupka

Research Expertise

  • Sibling Loss
  • Anti-Oppressive Supervision
  • Emotion-Focused Supervision

Research Supervision

  • Doctorate/PhD
  • Masters
  • Honours


  • Ethics
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Group Process
  • Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy

Clinical Expertise

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Existential and Emotion-Focused Therapy


Zoë Krupka is currently a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor in private practice and a senior lecturer and research supervisor at The Cairnmillar Institute. Her research areas include sibling loss, the supervision relationship and anti-oppressive psychology, supervision, and psychotherapy practice. She writes for various media outlets on loss, relationships, and relational ethics. You can find a full collection of her media publications and appearances at zoekrupka.com and her academic publications on ResearchGate.

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.