Dr Cathy Atkinson

Lecturer in Education & Child Psychology

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Publications

  1. 2021
  2. Published

    Educational psychologists’ experiences of supporting intersex children and young people

    Connor, J. & Atkinson, C., 2 Mar 2021, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. p. 1-15 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. 2020
  4. Accepted/In press

    Child-led research investigating social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing aspects of playtime

    Bristow, S. & Atkinson, C., 24 Jul 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: Educational & Child Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Accepted/In press

    How does Transition to Secondary School Influence Home, School and Community Play?

    Finney, R., Atkinson, C., Barclay, M. & Tawil, B., 16 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: Educational & Child Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Accepted/In press

    An exploratory case study: Children’s perceptions of play access in two schools (England and Wales)

    Goodhall, N. & Atkinson, C., 12 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: Educational & Child Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Accepted/In press

    Children’s views about factors affecting access to home, school and community play

    Finney, R. & Atkinson, C., 23 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: International Journal of Play.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Accepted/In press

    Supporting a post-16 student with learning difficulties using human givens therapy

    Attwood, S. & Atkinson, C., 20 Feb 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: Educational & Child Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    University students’ accounts of living with depression

    Martin, D. & Atkinson, C., 2020, In: Research in Post-Compulsory Education.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. 2019
  11. Published

    Motivational Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Distinctive Features

    Atkinson, C. & Earnshaw, P., 16 Dec 2019, Routledge. 172 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review

  12. Published

    Using concept mapping to understand motivational interviewing practice

    Atkinson, C. & Parry, T., 12 Dec 2019, In: Qualitative Research Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Leadership supervision for managers of educational psychology services

    Atkinson, C. & Posada, S., 2 Jan 2019, In: Educational Psychology in Practice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Care leavers’ views about transition: a literature review.

    Atkinson, C., 2019, In: Journal of Children's Services.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Developing a student-led school mental health strategy

    Atkinson, C., Thomas, G., Goodhall, N., Barker, L., Healey, I., Wilkinson, L. & Ogunmyiwa, J., 2019, In: Pastoral Care in Education.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    The Role of School Psychologists in Therapeutic Interventions: A Systematic Literature Review

    Simpson, J. & Atkinson, C., 2019, In: International Journal of School & Educational Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Published

    The value of practice simulations and Objective Structured Professional Assessments (OSPAs) for school psychology training: Participant perspectives

    Dunsmuir, S., Atkinson, C., Lang, J. & Wright, S., 2019, In: International Journal of School and Educational Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Working with care leavers: A model for effective transition to adulthood

    Atkinson, C., Goodhall, N. & Kelly, C., 2019, Applied educational psychology with 16-25 year olds: New frameworks and perspectives for working with young people. Apter, B., Arnold, C. & Hardy, J. (eds.). London: UCL IOE Press , p. 218 - 239

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

  19. 2018
  20. Accepted/In press

    Care leavers’ priorities and the corporate parent role: a Self-Determination Theory perspective

    Hyde, R. & Atkinson, C., 26 Sep 2018, (Accepted/In press) In: Educational & Child Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Motivational Interviewing: practice development through Concept Mapping

    Atkinson, C. & Thomas, G., 12 Jan 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

  22. Published

    Student-led, whole school mental health initiatives: an example from practice

    Atkinson, C., Thomas, G., Goodhall, N., Barker, L., Healey, I. & Wilkinson, L., 11 Jan 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

  23. Published

    How can educational psychologists work within further education to support young people’s mental health? An appreciative inquiry

    Morris, R. & Atkinson, C., 2018, In: Research in Post-Compulsory Education. 23, 3, p. 285-313 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Integrity in the delivery of school-based MI: protocols for practitioners

    Atkinson, C. & Woods, K., 2018, Motivational Interviewing: Children and Young People III: Education and Community Settings. Positive Behaviour Management, p. 59-75

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  25. Published

    Leadership supervision for principal educational psychologists

    Atkinson, C. & Posada, S., 2018, In: Educational Psychology in Practice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Published

    The role of educational psychologists in supporting post-16 transition: findings from the literature

    Morris, R. & Atkinson, C., 2018, In: Educational Psychology in Practice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. Published

    Using professional practice frameworks to evaluate educational psychology service delivery

    Eddleston, A. & Atkinson, C., 2018, In: Educational Psychology in Practice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Published

    What narratives do young people use to communicate depression? A systematic review of the literature

    Martin, D. & Atkinson, C., 2018, In: Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. 2017
  30. Published

    Children’s access to their right to play: the potential role of school psychologists

    Atkinson, C., Mannello, M., Mike, B., Finney, R., Goodhall, N. & Woods, F., 20 Jul 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

  31. Published

    Motivational interviewing – an approach for consultation and therapeutic work

    Atkinson, C. & Snape, L., 19 Jul 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  32. Published

    Establishing theoretical stability and treatment integrity for motivational interviewing

    Atkinson, C. & Woods, K., Jul 2017, In: Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy. 45, 4, p. 337-350 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Developments in Motivational Interviewing – how have these affected practice?

    Atkinson, C., 22 Jun 2017, Manchester Manchester Interviewing Network.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  34. Published

    The effectiveness of affective literacy interventions for adolescents: a review of the literature.

    Cockroft, C. & Atkinson, C., 22 Jun 2017, In: Educational Psychology in Practice: theory, research and practice in educational psychology. 3, 1, p. 29-49 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. Accepted/In press

    Children’s access to their Right to Play: findings from two exploratory studies

    Atkinson, C., Bond, C., Goodhall, N. & Woods, F., 15 May 2017, (Accepted/In press) In: Educational & Child Psychology. 34, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  36. Published

    Accessing Professional Supervision for Leadership and Management of Educational Psychology Services.

    Atkinson, C. & Posada, S., 12 May 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

  37. Published

    ‘I just find it boring’: Findings from an affective adolescent reading intervention

    Cockroft, C. & Atkinson, C., 2017, In: Support for Learning.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  38. Published

    How do children distinguish between ‘play’ and ‘work’? Conclusions from the literature.

    Goodhall, N. & Atkinson, C., 2017, In: Early Child Development and Care.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Increasing Children’s Working Memory Capacity: Preliminary Evaluation of a Card-Based Programme

    Atkinson, C., 2017, In: Educational Psychology Research and Practice. 3, 2, p. 19-35 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Objective Structured Professional Assessments for Trainee Educational Psychologists: an Evaluation

    Dunsmuir, S., Atkinson, C., Lang, J., Warhurst, A. & Wright, S., 2017, In: Educational Psychology in Practice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Perspectives on a whole class mindfulness programme

    Thomas, G. & Atkinson, C., 2017, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Students’ views on the effectiveness of motivational interviewing for challenging disaffection

    Snape, L. & Atkinson, C., 2017, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. 33, 2, p. 189-205 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  43. 2016
  44. Published

    Supervision for School Psychologists in Training: using empirical findings to develop a theoretical framework

    Gibbs, S., Atkinson, C., Woods, K., Bond, C., Hill, V., Howe, J. & Morris, S., 15 Aug 2016, In: School Psychology International. p. 1 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Routes for Learning: professionals’ implementation of the approach in supporting children with profound and multiple learning difficulties

    Mcdermott, H. & Atkinson, C., 1 Jun 2016, In: The SLD Experience. 75, 1, p. 10-17 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published

    The evidence for student-focused motivational interviewing in educational settings: a review of the literature

    Snape, L. & Atkinson, C., 18 Mar 2016, In: Advances in School Mental Health Promotion.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  47. Published

    The effectiveness of motivational interviewing in educational settings: a review of the literature.

    Snape, L. & Atkinson, C., 16 Mar 2016, In: Advances in School Mental Health Promotion. 9, 2, p. 119-139

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. Published

    The effectiveness of a mindfulness-based intervention for children’s attentional functioning.

    Thomas, G. & Atkinson, C., Mar 2016, In: Educational & Child Psychology. 33, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  49. 2015
  50. Published

    Using the Wider Pedagogical Role model to establish Learning Support Assistants’ views about facilitators and barriers to effective practice

    Brearley, C. & Atkinson, C., 29 Jul 2015, In: Support for Learning. 30, 2, p. 88-104

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  51. Published

    Using Delphi Methodology to Define Curriculum Content for Educational Psychology Training

    Dunsmuir, S. & Atkinson, C., 26 Jun 2015, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. Published

    Evaluation of Objective Structured Professional Assessments (OSPAs) for Training Educational Psychologists

    Dunsmuir, S. & Atkinson, C., Jun 2015, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  53. Published

    Practice Placement Experiences and Needs of Trainee Educational Psychologists in England

    Woods, K., Atkinson, C., Bond, C., Gibbs, S., Hill, V., Howe, J. & Morris, S., 15 Apr 2015, In: International Journal of School & Educational Psychology. 3, p. 85-96 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Exploring and challenging pupil disaffection: an evaluation of a motivational interviewing-based intervention delivered by paraprofessionals

    Snape, L. & Atkinson, C., 27 Mar 2015, In: Pastoral Care in Education. 33, 2, p. 69-82 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  55. Published

    Developing a competency framework for the initial training of educational psychologists working with young people aged 16-25

    Atkinson, C., Dunsmuir, S., Lang, J. & Wright, S., 12 Mar 2015, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. 31, 2, p. 159-173 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  56. Published

    Developing a competency framework for the initial training of educational psychologists working with young people aged 16–25

    Atkinson, C., Dunsmuir, S. & Lang, J., Mar 2015, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. 31, 2, p. 159-173 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  57. Published

    Developing as a practitioner: How supervision supports the learning and development of trainee educational psychologists in three-year doctoral training

    Hill, V., Bond, C., Atkinson, C., Woods, K., Gibbs, S., Howe, J. & Morris, S., 2015, In: Educational & Child Psychology. 32, 3, p. 118-130 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  58. Published

    The possibilities of motivational interviewing for supporting disaffected children and young people

    Atkinson, C., 2015, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  59. Published

    Use of Delphi Methodology to Define Competencies in Professional Educational Psychology Training

    Dunsmuir, S., Atkinson, C. & Wright, S., 2015, In: Assessment & Development Matters.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  60. Published

    Use of Delphi methodology to define professional competencies in educational psychology training

    Dunsmuir, S., Atkinson, C. & Wright, S., 2015, In: Assessment & Development Matters. 7, 1, p. 22-25 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  61. 2014
  62. Published

    Exploring the use of Motivational Interviewing with a disengaged primary-aged child.

    Cryer, S. & Atkinson, C., 12 Dec 2014, In: Educational Psychology in Practice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  63. Published
  64. Published
  65. Published

    Working with young adults: new curriculum, new assessments

    Dunsmuir, S., Wright, S., Atkinson, C. & Fuguard, A., 26 Sep 2014, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  66. Published

    Facilitators and barriers to the provision of therapeutic interventions by school psychologists

    Atkinson, C., Squires, G., Bragg, J., Muscutt, J. & Wasilewski, D., 2014, In: School Psychology International. 35, 4, p. 384-397 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  67. Published

    Motivational Interviewing and the Model of Stages of Change

    Atkinson, C. & McNamara, E. (ed.), 2014, Motivational Interviewing: Further Applications with Children and Young People (In press). Ainsdale: Positive Behaviour Management

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  68. 2013
  69. Published

    Facilitating Change 2: Motivational Interviewing using the Menu of Strategies (CD: ROM).

    Atkinson, C., Jul 2013, Bath: Sodapop.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review

  70. Published

    Effective delivery of therapeutic interventions: findings from four site visits

    Atkinson, C., Squires, G., Bragg, J., Wasilewski, D. & Muscutt, J., Mar 2013, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. 29, 1, p. 54-68 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  71. 2012
  72. Published

    Educational Psychologists and therapeutic intervention: enabling effective practice

    Atkinson, C. & Bragg, J., 11 Jan 2012, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  73. Published

    Educational psychologists and therapeutic intervention: Enabling effective practice

    Atkinson, C., Bragg, J., Squires, G., Wasilewski, D. & Muscutt, J., 2012, In: Assessment and Development Matters. 4, 2, p. 22-25

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  74. 2011
  75. Published

    Educational Psychologists and therapeutic intervention: findings from a UK-wide study

    Atkinson, C., Squires, G. & Wasilewski, D., Dec 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

  76. Published

    Educational psychologists' use of therapeutic interventions: Issues arising from two exploratory case studies

    Atkinson, C., Corban, I. & Templeton, J., Nov 2011, In: Support for Learning. 26, 4, p. 160-167 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  77. Published

    Educational Psychologists and therapeutic interventions – preliminary findings from a UK-wide survey.

    Atkinson, C., Bragg, J., Squires, G., Muscutt, J. & Wasilewski, D., Sep 2011, In: Debate. 140, p. 6-12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  78. Published

    Educational Psychologists and therapeutic intervention: Promoting positive mental health.

    Atkinson, C. & Squires, G., Jul 2011, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  79. Published
  80. Published

    Using Human Givens therapy to support the well-being of adolescents: A case example

    Yates, Y. & Atkinson, C., Mar 2011, In: Pastoral Care in Education. 29, 1, p. 35-50 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  81. Published

    Educational Psychologists and therapeutic interventions – preliminary findings from a UK-wide survey

    Atkinson, C., Bragg, J., Squires, G., Wasilewski, D. & Muscutt, J., 2011, In: Debate. 140, p. 6-12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  82. 2010
  83. Published

    Engaging the reluctant with MI

    Atkinson, C. & McNamara, E., Dec 2010, In: Counselling Children and Young People. p. 15-21

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  84. 2009
  85. Published

    How EPs record the voice of the child

    Harding, E. & Atkinson, C., Jun 2009, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. p. 125-137 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  86. Published

    The Human Givens approach to emotional health and wellbeing.

    Atkinson, C. & Hales, L., Jan 2009, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  87. Published

    How Educational Psychologists Record the Voice of the Child

    Harding, E. & Atkinson, C., 2009, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. 25, 2, p. 125-137

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  88. Published

    Promoting high school boys' reading engagement and motivation: The role of the school psychologist in real world research

    Atkinson, C., 2009, In: School Psychology International. 30, 3, p. 237-254 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  89. Published

    The usefulness of motivational interviewing as a consultation and assessment tool for working with young people.

    Kittles, M. & Atkinson, C., 2009, In: Pastoral Care in Education. 27, 3, p. 241-254

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  90. Published

    Using MI with children and young people

    Atkinson, C., 2009, Motivational Interviewing: Theory, Practice and Applications with Children and Young People.. Ainsdale: Positive Behaviour Management

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  91. 2008
  92. Published

    ‘A Model of Effective Fieldwork Supervision’ as part of a Symposium entitled Innovations in the Training of Educational Psychologists in England and Wales

    Atkinson, C., Dunsmuir, S. & Smith, M., Jul 2008, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  93. 2007
  94. Published

    Playground Buddies

    Atkinson, C., Dec 2007, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  95. Published

    Using Solution-Focused Approaches in Motivational Interviewing with Young People.

    Atkinson, C. & Amesu, M., Jun 2007, In: Pastoral Care in Education,. p. 31-37

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  96. Published

    A Model of Effective Supervision for Trainee Educational Psychologists

    Atkinson, C. & Woods, K., 2007, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. 23, 4, p. 299-316 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  97. 2006
  98. Published

    Motivational Interviewing

    Atkinson, C., Jul 2006, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  99. Published

    Key Stage 3 pupils views about reading

    Atkinson, C., 2006, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. 22, 4, p. 321-337

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  100. Published

    Working collaboratively with teachers to promote effective learning

    Atkinson, C., Regan, T. & Williams, C., 2006, In: Support for Learning. 21, 1, p. 33-39

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  101. 2005
  102. Published
  103. Published

    Motivational Interviewing and boys views and perceptions of reading at key stage 3

    Atkinson, C., 2005, University of Manchester.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

  104. 2004
  105. Published

    New Directions in Motivational Interviewing

    McNamara, E., Atkinson, C., Amesu, M., Grace, P., Sleight, J. & Wood, V., Nov 2004, host publication.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  106. Published

    Ready for Change

    Atkinson, C., 2004, In: Special Children. 162, p. 27-29

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  107. 2003
  108. Published

    Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Disaffected Secondary School Students: A case example

    Atkinson, C. & Woods, K., Mar 2003, In: Educational Psychology in Practice. 19, 1, p. 49-64 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  109. 2000
  110. Published

    Evaluation of an intervention for student disaffection using motivational interviewing techniques

    Atkinson, C., 2000, Manchester: University of Manchester.

    Research output: ThesisMaster's Thesis

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