Charini Gunaratne

Adjunct Staff

Dr Charini Gunaratne

Adjunct Lecturer
off campus

Charini completed her Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, Astrophysics) at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, USA and completed her PhD at Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria. At Deakin, Charini was part of the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index research team for a number of years.


  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Recovery following, and resilience to, trauma
  • Cultural differences
  • Social impacts on impairment
  • Recovery and resilience
  • Psychological well-being


  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
  • Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ASTSS)

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