Dr Helen McEwan

Helen McEwan

Senior Lecturer Psychology / Co-lead Undergraduate Psychology courses

School of Psychology

Department of Performance, Health and Wellbeing

Contact Details

email: h.mcewan@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 855470

Helen is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and co-lead of Undergraduate Psychology Courses in School Psychology at the University of Worcester. She teaches and adopts a mixed methods research approach, currently leading the Investigating Psychology, and Mental Health & Mental Illnesses undergraduate modules.

Helen completed a BSc Human Psychology with Professional training, and a Stage 1 accredited MSc Health Psychology at Aston University, before completing her PhD Health Sciences at the University of Leicester. Before joining the team at Worcester in 2020, she held teaching and/ or research positions at Birmingham City University and Aston University, including leading an MSc Health Psychology programme.

Helen is a Chartered Psychologist, member of the Division of Health Psychology, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

Teaching interests

  • PSYC1451 - Investigating Psychology
  • PSYC1452 - Professional Skills and Practice
  • PSYC2530 - Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC2531 - Social and Development Psychology
  • PSYC2533 - Individual Differences
  • PSYC3634 - Clinical Psychology
  • PSYC2540 - Applied Psychological Science
  • PSYC3631 - Psychology Research Project
  • PSYC3649 - Mental Health and Mental Illness

Research interests

  • Public and healthcare professional health and behaviours
  • Mental health and illness
  • Evidence-based practice in healthcare/guideline adherence
  • People’s perceptions of health and illness

Membership of professional bodies

  • Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol)
  • Full member of Division of Health Psychology (DHP)
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA)