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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.
- 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
Fellow of Higher Education, University of Bath
Award Date: 10 Jul 2017
Systemic family Therapy, University of Bath
Award Date: 3 Oct 2016
Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Clinical Psychology, University of Plymouth
1 Oct 2005 → 30 Sep 2008
Award Date: 1 Oct 2008
Specialist Clinical Psychologist, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
18 Dec 2017 → …
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1/05/20 → 31/12/21
Project: UK charity
1/09/16 → 31/03/18
Project: UK charity
Illness perceptions in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome and other physical health conditions: Application of the common sense modelHaines, C., Loades, M. & Davis, C., 1 Jul 2019, In: Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 24, 3, p. 546-563 18 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review7 Citations (SciVal)
Griffith, E., Butler, C., Csecs, J. & Davis, C., 2018, In: Psychology Teaching Review. 24, 2, p. 38-54 17 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile109 Downloads (Pure)
Better safe than sorry? Frequent attendance in a hospital emergency department: an exploratory studyDaniels, J., Osborn, M. & Davis, C., 1 Feb 2018, In: British Journal of Pain. 12, 1, p. 10-19 10 p., 12.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile7 Citations (SciVal)120 Downloads (Pure)
Examining the utility of the Stages of Change model for working with offenders with learning disabilitiesPanting, 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 journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile525 Downloads (Pure)
Smith, C., Davis, C., Randle-Phillips, C. & Gibb, S., 20 Nov 2018, In: Journal of Kidney Care .
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review