PhD MCounsHumServ PACFAClin

Teaches in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Dr Zoë Krupka has an honours degree in anthropology from the University of Concordia in Montreal Canada. She worked primarily in family services, particularly with refugees and asylum seekers, homelessness and with young parents. In 2004 she graduated with a Master of Counselling from Latrobe University and has since worked in employee assistance, with the federal police, in men’s health, and in suicide prevention. Her methodological training is in Emotion Focused Therapy and Existential Therapy. She has worked as a lecturer in welfare, community development, public health, psychology and counselling at the universities of La Trobe and Victoria since 2003. Ms Krupka has also written regularly for industry publications and the general media and provided radio commentary with a focus on relational ethics and understanding the therapeutic process.


Emotion Focused and Existential Therapy; Psychodynamic Therapy; Supervision Practice and Ethics; Suicide Risk Assessment; Family Violence and Relational Ethics.

Research Interests

Dr Krupka’s research interests include the use of emotion focused therapy tasks in supervision; understanding the boundaries between therapeutic work and supervision; therapist self-care and burnout and autoethnographic research methodology.

Recent Publications and Presentations

  • (2014) Contributor to Eureka Street, Mamamia.com
  • (2013) Column, Therapy for News Junkies, newmatilda.com
  • Krupka, Z. (2012). The Politics of Self Care. Psychotherapy in Australia, Volume, 19, Issue 1.
  • (2009) Regular contributor to Crikey.com
  • Krupka, Z. (2006). Drawing the Line: Personal Counselling in Supervision. Counselling Australia, Volume 6, Number 3, Spring.