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Cara Davis

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  • 10 WEST 3.37

20032020

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Research interests

Cara is a clinical research tutor for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme. She qualified as a clinical psychologist from the Bristol Doctorate Course in Clinical Psychology (accredited by the University of Plymouth) in 2008. She is registered with the HCPC.

Since qualifying Cara has specialised in working with children, adults and families living with chronic, life threatening and life limiting health conditions. As part of this work Cara has undertaken highly specialist assessment and intervention in NHS hospital and community settings, and provided consultation and training to individuals, families and professionals. She believes that partnership working is essential in the effective development, implementation and evaluation of high quality service provision.

Research interests

  • Paediatric and adult healthcare (e.g. improving self-management, transition, adjustment, concordance & procedural preparation)
  • Partnership working in the development, implementation, evaluation and improvement of pathways by which people access and experience specialist services
  • The process of empowering parent-child interaction
  • Body image, sexuality & relationships
  • Caring for the carers: improving healthcare staff self-care skills and compassionate care delivery

Education/Academic qualification

Fellow of Higher Education, University of Bath

Systemic family Therapy, University of Bath

Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Clinical Psychology, University of Plymouth

1 Oct 200530 Sep 2008

External positions

Specialist Clinical Psychologist, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

18 Dec 2017 → …

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Research Output

An Evaluation of a programme of Problem-Based Learning within a Clinical Psychology Doctorate

Griffith, E., Butler, C., Csecs, J. & Davis, C., 2018, In : Psychology Teaching Review. 24, 2, p. 38-54 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Better safe than sorry? Frequent attendance in a hospital emergency department: an exploratory study

Daniels, J., Osborn, M. & Davis, C., 1 Feb 2018, In : British Journal of Pain. 12, 1, p. 10-19 10 p., 12.

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  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
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    Examining the utility of the Stages of Change model for working with offenders with learning disabilities

    Panting, H., Swift, C., Goodman, W. & Davis, C., 11 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behaviour. 9, 2, p. 91-101 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Lessons from a qualitative review of parental experiences of a paediatric renal service

    Smith, C., Davis, C., Randle-Phillips, C. & Gibb, S., 20 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Kidney Care .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Thesis

    Doctorate in Clinical Psychology: Main Research Portfolio

    Author: Mawby, Z., 21 Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Wilkinson-Tough, M. (External person) (Supervisor), Davis, C. (Supervisor) & Salkovskis, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)

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    Research Portfolio Submitted in Part Fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

    Author: Caswell, A., 17 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Daniels, J. (Supervisor), Davis, C. (Supervisor), Wilkinson-Tough, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Griffith, E. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)

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    Research Portfolio Submitted in Part Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

    Author: Ryninks, K., 4 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Gregory, J. (Supervisor), Salkovskis, P. (Supervisor), Davis, C. (Supervisor) & Wilkinson-Tough, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)

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    Research Portfolio Submitted in Part Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

    Author: Mahoney-Davies, G., 15 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Gregory, J. (Supervisor), Griffith, E. (Supervisor), Davis, C. (Supervisor), Salkovskis, P. (Supervisor), Loades, M. (Supervisor), Russell, A. (Supervisor) & Daniels, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)

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