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PhD Students

Pete Ayling
How social workers use empathy in their work with children and exploring the impact of emotions on practice decisions.

Joel Bennett
Cross-cultural stories of courage and exploration of its meaning in recovery from post-traumatic-stress-disorder and application in clinical intervention; using a narrative inquiry approach.

Frances Chilton
Exploring newly diagnosed early inflammatory / rheumatoid arthritis patient experiences of shared decision making from initial symptom onset through to their first treatment year.

Jimmy Couzens
The psychological experiences of Voodoo and Obeah as used for changing sexual orientation in St. Lucia, West Indies.

Kimberley Caldwell
Illness and treatment perceptions in bipolar disorder.

Virginia Campbell
A grounded theory in the effect of yoga in pregnancy on women’s self-efficacy for labour and birth.

Hilary Causer
Postvention needs in UK Higher Education Institutions following a student suicide.

Lois Donnelly
Domestic violence in the court system.

Joy Gauci
Theraputic approaches with young people experiencing trauma due to displacement.

Alison Gisby
Exploring informal processes in the workplace to develop contemporary career interventions.

Karen Gray
The methodological challenges involved in evaluating arts-based activities for people with dementia.

Jo Johnson
Perinatal Mental Health.

Isabelle Latham
Learning to care: an ethnographic study of how care workers in residential settings learn to care for people living with dementia.

Rose Lea
The role of emotional intelligence in attentional processing of emotion in adolescents.

Gemma McCullough
Sedentary behavior and physical activity in bipolar disorder.

Rebecca Oatley
Dementia and Sports reminiscence, memory and nostalgia.

Theresa Pengelly
How nursing students construct their professional identity during their training and how that is developed post qualification.

Amy Perry
Identifying Risk Factors for Severe Postpartum Mood Episodes in Bipolar Disorder: A Prospective Study.

Darryl Phillipowsky
Perceived contribution of social workers within an integrated setting.

James Preston
The effects of a sedentary behaviour change intervention on worker psychological wellbeing.

Emma Radclyffe
Borderline personality disorder diagnosis in bipolar disorder.

Jane Richardson
The impact of a group intervention to improve nutritional intake and physical activity for women recovering from breast cancer.

Chris Russell
Dementia, Sport and Identity.

Prakash Subedi
Quality improvement of emergency medicine and emergency care.


Ruby Swift
The potential for personalised music playlists in dementia care to assist in quality of life and communication.

Amy Veale
How do arts activities successfully engage individuals with dementia in a care home setting.

Chantal Vinyard
Student suicide prevention and response strategies in UK Universities.     

Gill Wall
Leaders’ Ethical Decision-Making: The Importance of Followers and Context.

Wendy Ann Webb
Palliative / End of Life Care and Homelessness.