Catherine Butler


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Research interests

Gender and sexual miniorities, HIV and sexual health, intersectionality, assessing student competence

Education/Academic qualification

Systemic Therapy, Master of Science, University of Hertfordshire

1 Feb 20041 Feb 2006

Doctor of Clinical Psychology, University of East London

1 Sep 20001 Sep 2003

Psychology (Hons), Bachelor of Science, University of Plymouth

1 Sep 19911 Sep 1995

Systemic Supervision, University of Exeter

1 Sep 20161 Sep 2017

External positions

External Examiner: DClinPsy, University of Hertfordshire

1 Aug 2017 → …

External Examiner: MSc Psychological Therapies, Systemic Strand, University of Exeter

Sep 2014Sep 2017

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Projects 2015 2019

Research Output 2004 2019

Non-Violent Resistance training for parents of adolescents misusing substances

Attwood, J., Butler, C. & Rogers, L., 11 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Family Therapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

non-violent resistance
Resistance Training
Self Efficacy

Autism and the transition to university from the student perspective

Lambe, S., Russell, A., Butler, C., Fletcher, S. & Brosnan, M., 22 Dec 2018, In : Autism.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Measuring Competence in Systemic Practice: Development of the ‘Systemic Family Practice – Systemic Competency Scale’ (SPS)

Butler, C., Sheils, E., Joscelyne, T., Lask, J., Pote, H. & Crossley, J., 25 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Family Therapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Practice
Mental Competency
Family Therapy

Physical Disabilities

Butler, C., 11 May 2018, The SAGE Encyclopaedia of LGBTQ Studies. Goldberg, A. E. (ed.). 1 ed. California, U. S. A.: Sage Publications

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Doctorate in Clinical Psychology: Main Research Portfolio

Author: Barden, R., 6 Sep 2016

Supervisor: Hiller, R. (Supervisor), Lomax, C. (Supervisor), Butler, C. (Supervisor), Randle-Phillips, C. (Supervisor), Daniels, J. (Supervisor) & Hogg, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)


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

Author: Paskell, R., 15 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Butler, C. (Supervisor), Randle-Phillips, C. (Supervisor), Wilkinson-Tough, M. (External person) (Supervisor), Gauntlett-Gilbert, J. (External person) (Supervisor), Osborn, M. (External person) (Supervisor), Gregory, J. (Supervisor) & Salkovskis, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)