Institution: 1) Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Somerset and Taunton NHS Foundation Trust and University of Bath; 2) Visiting Researcher, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
Supervisory team: Dr Bergljot Gjelsvik and Prof Keith Hawton
Current research: I am involved with the Mindlock Project at the University of Oxford, where I am investigating the psychology of suicidal imagery, with particular attention to clinical implications and possibilities for negotiating urges.
- Mechanisms underlying the translation from suicidal urges to acts
- Education and training for healthcare professionals about suicide and self-harm
- Quality improvement approaches in mental healthcare
- Philosophical understandings of health and illness
Can help with: I would be happy to talk with others who are interested in clinical psychology training or looking to discuss potential clinical applications of their research.
What’s essential to your well-being?: Mindfulness meditation, hot chocolate, true crime podcasts, and lots of outdoor walks.