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Curtin University
Centre For Aboriginal Studies

Staff directory

Mr Darren Garvey

PhD, MHlthProm, PostGradCertEd(Curtin), BPsych(James Cook)

Position Senior Lecturer
Faculty Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 211.232
Phone 08 9266 1862
Fax 08 9266 2888


Indigenous and cross cultural psychology, Indigenous research methodologies


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Research Interests

Indigenous mental health (Australia), the social construction of intercultural exchanges and intracultural diversity 

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Specialty Areas

Indigenous Standpoint Theory, Grounded Theory, Transformative paradigms, history of Indigenous mental health and Indigenous psychology (Australia)

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Journal Articles (Research)

  • Garvey, D. C. 2012.“A funny thing happened on the way to the hypogeum: An account of crisis and congruity in the arena of indigenous mental health.”Qualitative Research Journal 12: 155-164.


Journal Articles (Research)


Books (Research)

  • Garvey, D. C. 2007. Indigenous Identity in Contemporary Psychology: Dilemmas, Developments, Direction. Melbourne, Australia: Nelson Australia.


Journal Articles (Research)

  • Sonn, C., D. C. Garvey, B. Bishop, and L. Smith. 2000.“Incorporating Indigenous and crosscultural issues into an undergraduate psychology course: Experience at Curtin University of Technology.”Australian Psychologist 35 (2): 143-149.

Additional publication categories


Book Chapters - Other

  • Munns, A. M., J. Wyatt, D. C. Garvey, A. Thomas, and F. McMillan. 2013. “Allied Health and Indigenous Australians.” In Indigenous Australians and Health, ed. Ron Hampton and Maree Toombs, 267-299. Australia: Oxford University Press.


Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)


Book Chapters - Other

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

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