Department of Psychology

Dr Catherine Butler

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Clinical Tutor / Senior LecturerBSc, MSc, DClinPsy

Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 5564


Catherine qualified as a Clinical Psychologist from The University of East London in 2003 and as a Systemic Psychotherapist/Family Therapist from Kensington Consultation Centre in 2006. She is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Catherine has worked as a therapist, supervisor and service manager in the NHS in a variety of adult mental health services including sexual health, primary and secondary care. Catherine set up and ran the systemic Foundation and Intermediate courses at the University of Bath until 2018, she is now the Clinical Director on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She has successfully won research funding from the Faculty Teaching and Learning Development Fund, The British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology, The Association of Family Therapy and The British Academy.

Research interests

  • Research interests
  • Sexual and gender diversity
  • Sexual health and sexuality
  • Intersectionality
  • Training therapists


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