Clinical and Health Psychology

The discipline of Clinical and Health Psychology is focused on the development, understanding, and intervention for psychological difficulties across all stages of life.

Our Research

The Center is made up of a group of researchers specialising in and collaborating across themes of research exploring the mental health of children and adolescents.



CAAR (Children, Adolescents and Animals Research Group)

CONNECT: using electronic devices to predict relapse of psychosis 

Contextual Mental Health Research Group 

Developing and evaluating interventions for eating disorders 

Developing and evaluating IP interventions 

Developing and evaluating SPCA interventions 


Early Intervention for Eating Disorders 

Eating and neurodiversity 

Eating Disorders and Behaviors Research Group 

Eating disorders, public health and social inequalities 

Everyday life experiences of Young People 


Illegal Puppy Trade and Puppy Health and Welfare 



Intergenerational Mental Health 

Investigating excessive rationalization in OCD 

Mental health & wellbeing in Advanced Illness Network (MAIN) 

My Grief My Way (MGMW) 

Nature Connection Research Group 

Neurodivergent and Learning Disabilities Research Group (NALD) 

Paws on Campus 

Pets and changing homes: the views of care experienced children/ young people  

Promoting a duty of care to animals among children and adolescents 

Road to Recovery 




Social media, body image, and eating 

Supporting People and  Pets in the UK 

Trauma-informed approaches in policing  

Our Programmes

We offer a wide range of ways to study the theory, research and practice of clinical and health psychology, including MSc and PhD programmes, and continuous professional development (CPD) for those working in health and mental health related services. Our professional training programmes in Clinical and Health Psychology (DClinPsychol) and Applied Psychology for Children and Young People (MSc), offer comprehensive education and training to aspiring clinicians and psychologists.

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