Dr Cathy Atkinson

Lecturer in Education & Child Psychology

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Student Theses

  1. 2020
  2. Creating and evaluating transition from primary to high school utilising children's rights.

    Author: Fairhall, N., 31 Dec 2020

    Supervisor: Woods, K. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  3. Reducing Test Anxiety and Improving Student Well-Being at General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) Level.

    Author: Brown, K., 31 Dec 2020

    Supervisor: Woods, K. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  4. Working Together: Educational Psychology and Youth Justice Services

    Author: Howarth-Lees, D. M., 31 Dec 2020

    Supervisor: Woods, K. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  5. 2019
  6. Children's Views on their Play Access at Home, in School and within the Community

    Author: Finney, R., 31 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Bond, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  7. Examination anxiety: A review of interventions and report of a school-based, group intervention by an educational psychology service (EPS)

    Author: Soares, D., 31 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Woods, K. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  8. Exploring the Use and Implementation of Mindfulness in Early Childhood

    Author: Holt, S., 31 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Bond, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  9. Post- Adoption Support for Children and Young People in Educational Settings

    Author: Stother, A., 31 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Woods, K. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  10. Therapeutic Work of Educational Psychologists, Including the Application of Motivational Interviewing-based Mentoring in Post-16 Education

    Author: Simpson, J., 31 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Woods, K. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  11. 2018
  12. Care leavers' perspectives on facilitators and barriers to effective preparation for adulthood

    Author: Hyde, R., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Kelly, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  13. Children's Access to their Right to Play

    Author: Goodhall, N., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Bond, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  14. Children's Access to Their Right to Play

    Author: Woods, F., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Bond, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  15. Exploring the role and contribution of Assistant Educational Psychologists to service delivery in England.180

    Author: Woodley-Hume, T., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Woods, K. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  16. 2017
  17. Educational psychologists’ intervention practices for children with autism spectrum disorder

    Author: Robinson, L., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Bond, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  18. Exploring Literacy Provision for Post-Secondary Education Learners

    Author: Pipe, S., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Stothard, J. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  19. Exploring the potential contribution of educational psychologists to post-school practice

    Author: Morris, R., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Bond, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  20. Support? What support? An exploratory study of young people's experiences of living with depression during their student years

    Author: Martin, D., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Bond, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  21. 2016
  22. An exploration of the relationship between motor skills difficulties and wellbeing, educational and social outcomes.

    Author: Lodal, K., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Bond, C. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  23. An Exploratory Study to Investigate the Usefulness of an Affective Reading Intervention in Supporting Adolescents' Reading Motivation and Engagement

    Author: Cockroft, C., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Woods, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  24. Educational professionals' experience of English educational policy; developingand promoting inclusive practice through collaborative action research

    Author: Greenwood, J., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Kelly, C. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  25. Educational Psychology and Dyslexia: An Investigation into Current Thinking and Practice

    Author: Inoue, A., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Stothard, J. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  26. Impact of teachers' behaviours on student motivation and exam performance

    Author: Flitcroft, D., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Woods, K. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  27. Peer-mediated Interventions for Pupils with ASD in Mainstream Schools; a Tool to Promote Social Inclusion

    Author: Ezzamel, N., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Bond, C. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  28. School belonging: listening to the voices of secondary school students who have undergone managed moves

    Author: Craggs, H., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Kelly, C. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  29. The effectiveness of student focused school-based motivational interviewing: Evidence emerging from current practice

    Author: Snape, L., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Woods, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  30. An Action Research Study to Select an Effective Model to Evaluate Consultation within Two Educational Psychology Services

    Author: Eddleston, A., 1 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Bond, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  31. 2015
  32. An exploratory investigation into children's concept of well-being, from a developmental perspective

    Author: Laverack, M., 31 Dec 2015

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Woods, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  33. Evaluating the impact of the Paws .b mindfulness programme on mainstream Primary School aged pupils' suppressing and sustaining attention skills, and their academic proxy measures

    Author: Thomas, G., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Bond, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  34. 2014
  35. Factors that prevent offending in a cohort of children identified as potential offenders.

    Author: Games, L., 31 Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Squires, G. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  36. 2013
  37. An Exploratory Case Study to Consider the Distinctive Contribution of Educational Psychologists as Trainers within Children's Services

    Author: Dutton, J., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Woods, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology

  38. DEVELOPING THE WORK OF THE EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST IN A YOUTH OFFENDING TEAM.

    Author: Wyton, H., 1 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Farrell, P. (Supervisor) & Atkinson, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  39. 2012
  40. THE VIRTUAL SCHOOL FOR CARED FOR CHILDREN: AN EXPLORATION OF ITS CURRENT AND FUTURE ROLE IN RAISING PUPILS' ACADEMIC ATTAINMENT AND ACHIEVEMENT AND PROMOTING EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

    Author: Powell, R., 31 Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Atkinson, C. (Supervisor) & Tyldesley, K. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology