Institution: University of Bath, Department for Health, England.
Supervisory team: Professor Paul Stallard, Professor Emma Rich.
Position: PhD Student.
Current research: My research focuses on interventions for self-harm among university students. In particular, I am investigating whether a smartphone application could be an acceptable and effective option.
- Help-seeking for self-harm
- Digital interventions
- How self-harm recovery is measured and understood
- Cliffe, B. (2021). Why self-harm is so hard to talk about—Alternative support for those not ready to ask for help. CHERISH. https://cherishsupport.co.uk/why-self-harm-is-so-hard-to-talk-about-alternative-support-for-those-not-ready-to-ask-for-help/
- Cliffe, B. (2020) Digital interventions for young people: addressing the gap between development and implementation. ACAMH. https://www.acamh.org/blog/digital-interventions-for-young-people-development-implementation/
- Cliffe, B., Croker, A., Denne, M., Smith, J., & Stallard, P. (2020). Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia for Adolescents With Mental Health Problems: Feasibility Open Trial. JMIR Mental Health, 7(3), e14842. https://doi.org/10.2196/14842
- Cliffe, B., Croker, A., Denne, M., & Stallard, P. (2019). Clinicians’ use of and attitudes towards technology to provide and support interventions in child and adolescent mental health services. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, n/a(n/a). https://doi.org/10.1111/camh.12362 (Video Abstract available: https://www.acamh.org/freeview/clinicians-use-and-attitudes-towards-technology-to-support-interventions-in-child-mental-health-services/)
- Grist, R., Cliffe, B., Denne, M., Croker, A., & Stallard, P. (2018). An online survey of young adolescent girls’ use of the internet and smartphone apps for mental health support. BJPsych Open, 4(4), 302–306. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2018.43
Can help with: I’m always open to discussions about research and am happy to help talk ideas through. I am happy to try and help with SPSS, research design and analysis, dissemination, and signposting to others who may also be able to assist.
What’s essential to your well-being? Outside of work: being creative, for example through embroidery and creating digital art, going on walks, listening to music and spending time with friends and family. In work: support from other PhD students and early career researchers, writing to-do lists and taking regular breaks from the computer screen.
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