About Dr Lee-Ann Prideaux


Dr Lee-Ann Prideaux began her career as a teacher. She worked with students from early childhood to adolescence in a variety of school settings for fifteen years. Following this she gained her First Class Honours degree in Psychology in 1998 at Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia.

Lee-Ann went on to complete her PhD at the same university in 2003. Her thesis reported on the evaluation of a theoretically derived career education program for adolescents. Originally published in print form as the ‘Career Choice Cycle Course’ booklet, Lee-Ann’s successful career education program has been further developed as the online ‘Adolescent Career Education’ (ACE) e-course. Lee-Ann has published extensively in the field of career education, including peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapter, curriculum materials (including the ACE e-SET Plan) and conference papers. For details of Lee-Ann’s publications, please refer to the ‘Research and Publications‘ page.

Lee-Ann Prideaux PhD

Since 2004 Lee-Ann has worked as a Student Counsellor at a co-educational independent school where she applies her knowledge of career and personal counselling. She has a passion for breaking the schism between theory and practice and her academic interests include contemporary career theory, career decision-making, career indecision, school to work transition, school achievement and career development, as well as childhood anxiety, relational bullying and adolescent depression.

Lee-Ann is also a qualified Gestalt psychotherapist, and a member of the Australian Psychological Society as well as the Career Development Association of Australia.  

Lee-Ann Prideaux
PhD., B. Psych (Hons)., B.Ed., Dip. Gestalt Therapy, MAPS, MCDAA