Nguyen Huynh Luan

nguyen huynh luan psychology
School: School of Science, Engineering and Technology
Department: Psychology
Position: Associate Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Email: luan.nguyenhuynh@rmit.edu.vn

Luan Nguyen Huynh completed his Master's degree in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology at Swansea University and his undergraduate studies at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities – Vietnam National University HCMC.

  • Master of Science (with Distinction), Abnormal and Clinical psychology, Swansea University – UK Thesis: “Is the relationship between interoceptive sensibility and alexithymia explained by mood?” 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Social Sciences and Humanities – Vietnam National University HCMC 
  • Certification in: Basic and Advanced Art Therapy; Mental Health Training; Psychotherapy; Psychological Assessment

Introduction to Psychology, Theories of personality and Personality assessment, Psychopathology and Intervention models

  • The effectiveness of psychotherapy 
  • Cross-cultural differences on emotional competence 
  • Interoception and alexithymia
Academic articles: 
  • Nguyen, H. L., Tri, T. M. T., Le, K. & Nguyen, T. D. (under review). What protects mental health during COVID-19? The roles of religious coping, perceived social support and resilience in Vietnamese population. 
  • Danner-Weinberger, A., Puchner, K.,Keckeis, M., Brielmann, J., Tri, M. T. T, Le Hoang, T. H., Nguyen, H. L., von Wietersheim, J. (2019). Expression of Basic Emotions in Pictures by German and Vietnamese Art Therapy Students– A Comparative, Explorative Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 10:975. 
  • Nguyen, H. L, Le, N. B. T. (2021). An overview of art therapy. Journal of Education and Society, 2, 288 – 293. (ISSN: 1859 – 3917) Nguyen, H. L, Vu, B. P. (2021). Effects of art therapy on emotional competence of students in Ho Chi Minh City. Journal of Education and Society, 3, 138 – 143. (ISSN: 1859 – 3917) 

Conference e-poster:

  • Nguyen, H. L., Danner-Weinberger, A., Vu, T. T., Gundel, H., Wietersheim, von J. (2021, March). Developing art therapy in Vietnam - A preliminary study on art therapy practitioners. Poster presented at the 20th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry, Bangkok. 
  • Schonberg, M., Danner-Weinberger, A., Vu, T. T., Huynh, H. T. H., Nguyen, H. L...Wietersheim, von J. (2021, March). Facilitating and hindering factors in the expression of emotions in pictures during an art therapy workshop in Ho Chi Minh City. Poster presented at the 20th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry, Bangkok.

  • Excellent lecturer in 2020 (VNUHCMC)
  • Excellent lecturer in 2019 (VNUHCMC) 

Vietnam National University – University of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Grant for Academics 2020 - 2021

 

Strong connection to various partners in mental health care services such as:

  • National Hospital of Psychiatry, Unit of Psychosomatic Psychotherapy – Thu Duc Hospital
  • Department of Psychology – Hospital of Pediatrics I & II 
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy centers 
  • NGOs: WWO, Human Dynamic, One body village, SOS Village, etc.
 

Vietnam National University – University of Social Sciences and Humanities – Faculty of Psychology (11/2014 – 01/2022)

Position: Psychology lecturer

Center of Counselling and Psychotherapy – University of Social Sciences and Humanities (05/2019 – 01/2022)

Position: Psychotherapist 

Vietnam National University – College of Medicine (11/2018 – now)

Position: Visiting lecturer 

Van Lang University – Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities – Department of Psychology (11/2018 – now)

Position: Visiting lecturer 

University of Economics and Finance – International Institute (11/2018 – now)

Position: Visiting lecturer