Institution: Self-Harm Research Group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, England.
Supervisory team: Professor Ellen Townsend and Dr Laura Blackie.
Position: PhD Student.
Current research: I am interested in the impact of traumatic life events on individuals’ mental health. My PhD research particularly explores whether Post-traumatic Growth, positive psychological changes following adversity, plays a protective role in reducing suicidal thoughts.
- Suicide ideation
- Protective factors
- Coping and Post-traumatic Growth
- Mental health in veterans
Can help with: Qualitative interviewing, working with external organisations (e.g. charities), studying specific populations (e.g. veterans).
What’s essential to your well-being? Spending time with family, friends, nature walks, travelling, and coffee.
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