I am PGT consortium lead for Hearing, Psychology & Mental Health.
I am co-director for the MSc Clinical and Health Psychology course.
I teach on the following courses:
MRes course, Qualitative Research Methods (60 credit course; Module leader)
MSc Clinical and Health Psychology, Research methods II (Qualitative and quantitative analysis; Module leader).
3rd year "Communication in Health Care" Lecture series.
Supervision of Doctoral Students
Khadijah Bakur, (2016-)Lived Experience of LQT Syndrome in Saudi Arabia: Impact of religion and culture. Funded by PACER-HD, Saudi Arabia.
Kathleen Baess DClin (2016-) “Seminar Parenting Programme for Syrian Refugee families”
Altaf Sumra DClin (2016-) “Seminar Parenting Programme for Syrian Refugee families”
Fay Huntley DClin (2014-) "Parenting experiences and support needs of resettled refugees from conflict"
Completed Doctoral Students
Joanne Middleton DClin (2013-2017) "Parental experiences and support needs in illness related communication with children who have sickle cell disease"
Aala El-Khani (2011-2015) “Parenting support needs of parents with a recent experience of conflict”. Awarded the Sue Fielder memorial award for outstanding academic achievement.
Melissa Noke (2010-2015): "The impact of carrier identification on children's wellbeing". Awarded the Sue Fielder memorial award for outstanding academic achievement.
Anilena Mejia (2010-2014): "Dissemination of evidence-based parenting programs into low and middle income countries: The case of Panama." Awarded the Sue Fielder memorial award for outstanding academic achievement.
Alisha Gibson (2009-2016): "Participating in a pharmacogenetic clinical trial: Views and information needs of adolescents, parents, health professionals and clinical trialists".
Simeon Hanson DClin (2010-2013): "Parent training: A child's view"
Clare Backer DClin (2009-2011) “The experiences of children with parents who have Bipolar Disorder”. Awarded Aii
Rebecca Murphy DClin (2009- 2011) “Parenting with Bipolar Disorder”. Awarded Aii
Future Doctoral Students
I welcome enquiries from students wishing to study for a PhD or DClin degree with interests in the psychosocial aspects of genetic technologies, the use of qualitative methods to examine children's experiences of health care, how best to support children making decisions about research participation or medical treatments, family involvement in health care decisions/adaptation.