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Research interests

Cathy is a Senior Lecturer on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme. She is the co-lead for involving people with personal experience (PPE) on the programme and joint admissions tutor. 

Cathy qualified as a Clinical Psychologist from the University of Plymouth in 2007. Since qualification Cathy has worked with adults with learning disabilities in community and inpatient settings. Her research interests also lie within this field.

Research interests

  • Health, wellbeing and illness perceptions and experiences for people with learning disabilities
  • The application of self-determination theory and models of motivation for people with learning disabilities
  • Sexuality and relationships in people with learning disabilities
  • Social identity and community inclusion for people with learning disabilities
  • Participatory, creative and qualitative research methods

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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