Megan Wilkinson-Tough

Megan Wilkinson-Tough


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Dr Megan Wilkinson-Tough is a Clinical Psychologist and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Bath. Clinically she leads an NHS inpatient mental health psychology service and is interested in developing the evidence base for brief interventions during mental health crises. She also seeks to enhance the wellbeing of NHS staff by developing the evidence base for interventions in this area. As a chartered Clinical Psychologist and accredited Schema Therapist she is also interested in understanding the adult consequences of early relational trauma.  

Megan lectures in personality disorder, introduction to Schema Therapy and clinical skills at Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral level. She is passionate about involving individuals with personal experience in research, teaching and service development/delivery.   

Research interests:

Acute Mental Healthcare and inpatient settings (the role of the Nearest Relative in the Mental Health Act; psychlogical interventions in acute mental health crisis)

The wellbeing of healthcare staff

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in the context of complex trauma

The consequences of early relational trauma/complex trauma

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


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