Department of Psychology

Dr Joanna Adams

Joanna Adams


Clinical Tutor/Lecturer, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Wessex House 6.1
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 385564


Joanna is a Clinical Tutor and Lecturer for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme.

Joanna completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Bath in 2004 before commencing a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London. She qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2009 and is registered with the Health Professions Council. Joanna’s clinical and research interests lie in child and adolescent mental health. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including community CAMHS and paediatrics, and currently works part time in a specialist CAMHS service in Oxford.

Joanna has conducted research on self-harm and the experiences of adolescent heart-transplant recipients and their parents.

Research interests

  • Understanding the illness experiences of young people and their parents
  • Adolescent development in the context of mental health difficulties and physical illness
  • Experiences of parenting children with developmental, physical or psychological difficulties



  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 


Jump to: Articles


Morris, L., Salkovskis, P., Adams, J., Lister, A. and Meiser-Stedman, R., 2015. Screening for post-traumatic stress symptoms in looked after children. Journal of Children's Services, 10 (4), pp. 365-375.

Singaravelu, V., Stewart, A., Adams, J., Simkin, S. and Hawton, K., 2015. Information-seeking on the internet:an investigation of websites potentially accessed by distressed or suicidal adolescents. Crisis, 36 (3), pp. 211-219.

James, K., Elgie, S., Adams, J., Henderson, T. and Salkovskis, P., 2015. Session-by-session outcome monitoring in CAMHS: Clinicians beliefs. Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 8, e26.

Adams, J., Evangeli, M., Lunnon-Wood, T. and Burch, M., 2014. Restriction and dependence to autonomy and freedom:Transformation in adolescent heart transplant recipients. Pediatric Transplantation, 18 (6), pp. 637-650.

Adams, J., Rodham, K. and Gavin, J., 2005. Investigating the "self" in deliberate self-harm. Qualitative Health Research, 15 (10), pp. 1293-1309.

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