Projects per year
- Adapting psychological and health interventions to meet the needs of autistic people
- Gender identity in autistic people
- Social identity and its relationship with mental health in the autism community
Kate Cooper is an NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow working in the Department of Psychology at the University of Bath. Since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist in 2015 she has worked in a range of clinical and research settings, including children and adolescent mental health services, and neurodevelopmental clinics for both children and adults. She also spent two years working as a post-doc on the Autism Depression Trial (ADEPT) which involved supporting the development of a psychological depression treatment for autistic adults and its evaluation in a feasability Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT). Kate is a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and a HCP registered Clinical Psychologist.
Kate was awarded a three-year NIHR-funded fellowship titled "How should health services adapt to meet the needs of autistic people with gender dysphoria?" in 2019. She is passionate about working with the autism community to conduct research and to improve health care services.
Practitioner Review: Health Anxiety in Children and Young People in the Context of the COVID-19 PandemicHaig-Ferguson, A., Cooper, K., Cartwright, E., Loades, M. & Daniels, J., 24 Aug 2020, In: Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy .
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile34 Downloads (Pure)
The feasibility of low intensity psychological therapy for co-occurring depression in adult Autism: The ADEPT study - a pilot randomised controlled trialRussell, A., Gaunt, D., Cooper, K., Barton, S., Horwood, J., Kessler, D., Metcalfe, C., Ensum, I., Ingham, B., Parr, J. R., Rai, D. & Wiles, N., 1 Aug 2020, In: Autism. 24, 6, p. 1360-1372
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile105 Downloads (Pure)
Cooper, K., Russell, A., Mandy, W. & Butler, C., 31 Aug 2020, In: Clinical Psychology Review. 80, 101875.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Cooper, K., Russell, A., Mandy, W. & Butler, C., 8 Nov 2020.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-review
Daniels, J., Cooper, K. & Faheem, A., 27 Oct 2020
Research output: Non-textual form › Digital or Visual Products