Melissa Atkinson

Dr

  • 10 WEST 2.12

Accepting Doctoral Students

20092020

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Research interests

My research is in the area of eating disorders and body image, with particular emphasis on prevention. My interests include understanding the development of eating disorders, and investigating evidence-based interventions for improving body image and other risk factors. My work has particularly focussed on approaches based on mindfulness and cognitive dissonance, and across school, university, community and online settings. I consistently seek to conduct research that is theoretically driven and evidence-based and that has the capacity to make a real impact on the lives of individuals and society.

Teaching interests

I primarily teach on the MSc in Applied Clinical Psychology.

Willing to supervise doctoral students

I am accepting PhD students wishing to pursue research in areas related to eating disorders and/or body image.

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