Department of Psychology

Dr Cara Davis

Lecturer (Clinical Tutor)
Tel + 44 (0) 1225 38

Profile

Cara is a clinical research tutor for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme. She qualified as a clinical psychologist from the Bristol Doctorate Course in Clinical Psychology (accredited by the University of Plymouth) in 2008. She is registered with the HCPC.

Since qualifying Cara has specialised in working with children, adults and families living with chronic, life threatening and life limiting health conditions. As part of this work Cara has undertaken highly specialist assessment and intervention in NHS hospital and community settings, and provided consultation and training to individuals, families and professionals. She believes that partnership working is essential in the effective development, implementation and evaluation of high quality service provision.

Research interests

  • Paediatric and adult healthcare (e.g. improving self-management, transition, adjustment, concordance & procedural preparation)
  • Partnership working in the development, implementation, evaluation and improvement of pathways by which people access and experience specialist services
  • The process of empowering parent-child interaction
  • Body image, sexuality & relationships
  • Caring for the carers: improving healthcare staff self-care skills and compassionate care delivery

Publications

Articles

Daniels, J., Osborn, M. and Davis, C., 2017. Forthcoming. Better safe than sorry? Frequent attendance in a community hospital emergency department:an exploratory study. British Journal of Pain

Mahoney-Davies, G., Davis, C., Glen, C., Clifton, C. and Salkovskis, P. M., 2017. Examining the emotional and psychological experiences of people with heart failure. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 12 (4), 192 - 198.

Davis, C., Ryninks, K., Cliss, A. and Dolby, S., 2013. A partnership approach to transplant preparation: Involving children, young people and their families. British Journal of Renal Medicine, 18 (4), pp. 26-29.

Gellaitry, G., Cooper, V., Davis, C., Fisher, M., Date, H. L. and Horne, R., 2005. Patients' perceptions of information about HAART:impact on treatment decisions. Aids Care-Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of Aids/Hiv, 17 (3), pp. 367-376.

Conference or Workshop Items

Daniels, J., Osborn, M., Davis, C. and Hill, P., 2017. Better safe than sorry? Frequent attendance in a community hospital emergency department. In: British Pain Society 50th Anniversary Annual Scientific Meeting, 2017-05-03 - 2017-05-05, International Convention Centre (ICC).

Davis, C., 2014. Attempting a partnership approach to transplant preparation:Involving children, young people and their families'. In: 47th European Society for Paediatric Nephrology (ESPN) Annual Meeting & European Working Group on Psychosocial Aspects of Children with Chronic Renal Failure (EWOPA) 2014, 2014-09-18 - 2014-09-20.

Davis, C., 2014. The journey of a looked-after teenager through dialysis, transplant & beyond:reflections on a long term intervention. In: 47th European Society for Paediatric Nephrology (ESPN) Annual Meeting & European Working Group on Psychosocial Aspects of Children with Chronic Renal Failure (EWOPA) 2014, 2014-09-18 - 2014-09-20.

Horne, R., Petrie, K., Davis, C., Diefenbach, M., Leventhal, H. and Leventhal, E., 2004. The sensitive soma assessment scale:a new measure for assessing perceptions of personal sensitivity to medicines. In: 8th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine, 2004, 2004-08-25 - 2004-08-28.

Gellaitry, G., Cooper, V. and Davis, C., 2003. Patients' perceptions of information about HAART:impact on treatment decisions. In: 6th International AIDS Impact Conference, 2003, 2003-07-07 - 2003-07-10.

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