Department of Psychology

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology trainee publications

Some of our graduates from the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology have published their research. You can access some of these papers online.

2015 cohort

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Evans, L., and Allez, K. (2018) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Low Self-Esteem in a Person with a Learning Disability: a Case Study. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, 12(2), 67-76. doi: Case study
Evans, L., and Randle-Phillips, C. (2018). People with Intellectual Disabilities’ Experiences of Psychological Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Ethnography. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities. doi: Critical Review of Literature
Foxhall, M., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C.E., and Button, K. (2019). The Link Between Rejection Sensitivity and Borderline Personality Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. doi: Critical Review of Literature
Panting, H., Swift, C., Goodman, W., and Davis, C. (2018). Examining the Utility of the Stages of Change Model for Working with Offenders with Learning Disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behaviour, 9(2), 91-101. doi: Case study
Stewart, N.A.J., Brewin, C.R., and Gregory, J.D. (2019). The Role of Intrusive Imagery in Hoarding Disorder. Behaviour Therapy. Main research project
Stewart, N.A.J., Wilkinson-Tough, M., and Chambers, G.N. (2019). Psychological Interventions for Individuals with a Diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder in Forensic Settings: A Systematic Review. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. doi: Critical Review of Literature
Wiseman, H., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C.E., and Hiller, R. (2019). The Relevance of Cognitive Behaviour Models of Post-Traumatic Stress Following Child Maltreatment: A Systematic Review. Trama, Violence & Abuse. doi: Critical Review of Literature

2014 cohort

Paper reference Project type
Banting, R., Butler, C. and Swift, C. (2017). The Adaptation of a Solution Focused Brief Therapy Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme: A Case Study with a Client with a Learning Disability. Journal of Family Therapy. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12186 Case study
Banting, R., and Randle-Phillips, C. (2018). A Systematic Review of Psychological Interventions for Comorbid Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Eating Disorders. Diabetes Management, 8(1). Critical Review of Literature
Cooper, R., and Frearson, J. (2017). Adapting Compassion Focused Therapy for an Adult with a Learning Disability—A Case Study. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45(2), 142-150. doi:10.1111/bld.12187 Case study
Cowles, M., Dysch, L., Perry, E. and Randle-Phillips, C. (2017). How Stroke Patients and Carers Experience Early Supported Discharge Services: A Qualitative Study with Recommendations for Service Development. The Neuropsychologist, 3, 46-53. Service Improvement Project
Cowles, M., and Nightingale, J. (2015). Diagnosis-Specific CBT as a Stepping Stone to Transdiagnostic CBT in a Complex Case. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 8(e18). doi:10.1017/S1754470X15000550 Case study
Cowles, M., and Davis, J. (2017). Identifying, Assessing and Treating Complicated Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Adolescence: A Single-Case Quasi-Experimental Design with Clinical Case Report. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 10(e1). doi:10.1017/S1754470X17000010 Case study
Cowles, M., Randle-Phillips, C. and Medley, A. (2018). Compassion-Focussed Therapy for Trauma in People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Conceptual Review. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities. doi:10.1177/1744629518773843 Critical Review of Literature
Cowles, M. and Hogg, L. (2018). An Experimental Investigation into the Effect of State-Anxiety on State-Paranoia in People Experiencing Psychosis. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 1-15. doi:10.1017/S1352465818000401 Main research project
Cowles, M. and Griggs, M. (2018). Considering Boundaries When Doing Therapeutic Work With People Who Are Seeking Asylum: A Reflective Case Study. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Case study
Rapley, H. and Loades, M.E. (2018). A Systematic Review Exploring Therapist Competence, Adherence and Therapy Outcomes in Individual CBT for Children and Young People. Psychotherapy Research, 1-10. doi: 10.1080/10503307.2018.1464681 Critical Review of Literature
Waldron, S.M., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., Marks, E., Loades, M.E., and Jacobs, K. (2018). Dispositional Mindfulness and Its Relationship with Distress and Functioning in Adolescents with Chronic Pain and Low-Level Pain. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 43(9), 1038-1046. doi: Main research project
Waldron, S.M., Loades, M.E., and Rogers, L. (2018). Routine Outcome Monitoring in CAMHS: How Can We Enable Implementation in Practice? Child and Adolescent Mental Health. doi:10.1111/camh.12260 Service Improvement Project
Waldron, S.M., Maddern, L., and Wynn, A. (2018). Cognitive-Behavioural Outreach for an Adolescent Experiencing Social Anxiety, Panic and Agoraphobia: A Single-Case Experimental Design. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, doi: Case study
Waldron, S.M., Stallard, P., Grist, R. and Hamilton-Giachritsis, C. (2018). The ‘Long-Term’ Effects of Universal School-Based Anxiety Prevention Trials: A Systematic Review. Mental Health and Prevention, 11, 8-15. doi: 10.1016/j.mhp.2018.04.003 Critical Review of Literature
Whittle, C. and Butler, C. (2018). Sexuality in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Meta-Ethnographic Synthesis of Qualitative Studies. Research in Development Disabiliites, 75, 68-81. doi: Critical Review of Literature

2013 cohort

Paper reference Project type
Carrick, H. and Randle-Phillips, C. (2018). Solution-Focused Approaches in the Context of People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Critical Review. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 11(1), 30-53. doi: 10.1080/19315864.2017.1390711  
Eden, K. and Randle-Phillips, C. (2017). Exploration of Body Perception and Body Dissatisfaction in Young Adults with Intellectual Disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 71, 88-97. doi: Main research project
Keane, L. and Loades, M. (2017). Review: Low Self-Esteem and Internalizing Disorders in Young People – a Systematic Review. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 22(1), 4–15. doi:10.1111/camh.12204 Critical Review of Literature
Mahoney-Davies, G., Davis, C., Glen, C., Clifton, C., and Salkovskis, P. M. (2017). A Thematic Analysis of Emotional and Psychological Experiences of People with Heart Failure. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 12(4), 192-198. doi: Service Improvement Project
Mahoney-Davies, G., Dixon, C., Tynan, H. and Mann, S. (2017). An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a ‘Five Ways to Well-Being’ Group Run with People with Learning Disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45, 56–63. doi:10.1111/bld.12176  
Mahoney-Davies, G., Roberts-Collins, C., Russell, A. and Loades, M. (2017). Socialization to the Model in Adolescent Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Measurements and Insights. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 10(e11). doi: Main research project
Oldham-Cooper, R., Glasman, D. and Loades, M. (2016). The Advantages of Parental Involvement in Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Single-Case Example. Journal of Child And Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 29(1), 44–53. doi:10.1111/jcap.12134 Case study
Oldham-Cooper, R. and Allez, K. (2016). Evaluation of an ‘Understanding and Managing Feelings Group’. Learning and Disability Practice, 19(2), 16-26. doi:  
Oldham-Cooper, R., and Loades, M. (2017). Disorder-Specific Versus Generic Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Children and Young People: a Systematic Narrative Review of Evidence for the Effectiveness of Disorder-Specific CBT Compared with the Disorder-Generic Treatment, Coping Cat. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 30(1), 6–17. doi: Critical Review of Literature
Paskell, R., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J. and Wilkinson-Tough, M. (2018). Military Culture: Masculine Norms, Perceived Personal Control, Autonomous Motivation, and Coping Differences Between Injured Male Military Personnel and Civilian Sportsmen. Military Behavioural Health. Main research project
Roberts-Collins, C., Mahoney-Davis, G., Russell, A., Booth, A., and Loades, M. (2017). Emotion Awareness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism, 1-8. doi: Main research project

2012 cohort

Paper reference Project type
Chandler, R.J., Newman, A. and Butler, C. (2017). Burnout in Clinicians Working with Offenders with Personality Disorder. The Journal of Forensic Practice, 19(2), 139-150. doi: Service Improvement Project
Chapman, R., Loades, M., O'Reilly, G., Coyle, D., Patterson, M. and Salkovskis, P. (2016). ‘Pesky gNATs’: Investigating the Feasibility of a Novel Computerized CBT Intervention for Adolescents with Anxiety and/or Depression in a Tier 3 CAMHS Setting. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 9(e35). doi:10.1017/S1754470X16000222 Main research project
Chapman, R., Parkinson, M., and Halligan, S. (2016). How Do Parent-Child Interactions Predict and Maintain Depression in Childhood and Adolescence? A Critical Review of the Literature. Adolescent Psychiatry, 6(2), 100-115. Critical Review of Literature
Cooper, K., Gregory, J., Walker, I., Lambe, S., and Salkovskis, P.M. (2017). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Health Anxiety: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 45(2), 110-123. doi:10.1017/S1352465816000527 Critical Review of Literature
Cooper, K., Smith, L., and Russell, A. (2017). Social Identity, Self-Esteem, and Mental Health in Autism. European Journal of Social Psychology. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2297 Main research project
Cooper, K., Gillmore, C. and Hogg, L. (2016). Experience-Based Co-Design in an Adult Psychological Therapies Service. Journal of Mental Health, 25(1), pp. 36-45. doi: Service Improvement Project
Cooper, K. and McElwee, J. (2016). Network Training for a Boy with Learning Disabilities and Behaviours that Challenge. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 44, 337–344. doi:10.1111/bld.12156 Case study
Cowdrey, F., Lomax, C., Gregory, J. and Barnard, P. (2016). Could a Unified Theory of Cognition and Emotion Further the Transdiagnostic Perspective? A Critical Analysis Using Interacting Cognitive Subsystems as a Case Example. Psychopathology Review. doi: Critical Review of Literature
Cowdrey, F., and Davis, J. (2016). Response to Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in an Adolescent with Anorexia Nervosa. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 44(6), 717-722. doi:10.1017/S1352465815000740  
Cowdrey, F., Lister, A., Weir-Jeffery, T., Nugent, P., Fussell, A., and Saltmarsh, C. (2015). Dance Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee: A Preliminary Evaluation of a Six-Session Group for Foster-Carers and Adopters of Children with Attachment Difficulties. Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy, 5(5).  
Cowdrey, F. and Walz, L. (2015). Exposure Therapy for Fear of Spiders in an Adult with Learning Disabilities: a Case Report. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43(1), 75–82. doi:10.1111/bld.12106 Case study
Park, R.J., Godier, L.R. and Cowdrey, F. (2014). Hungry for Reward: How can Neuroscience Inform the Development of Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa? Behaviour Research and Therapy, 62, 47-59. doi:  
Cowdrey, F. and Walters, S. (2013). Salvatore R. Maddi: Hardiness, Turning Stressful Circumstances into Resilient Growth. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 8, 265-267. doi:10.1007/s11482-013-9230-1  
Cowdrey, F., Hogg, L.I., and Chapman, K. (2018). Is There a Choice to Make? A Pilot Study Investigating Attitudes Towards Treatment in an Early Intervention for Psychosis Service. Mental Health Review Journal, 23(2), 110-120. doi: Service Improvement Project
Dallimore, S., Christie, K. and Loades, M. (2016). Improving Multidisciplinary Clinical Discussion on an Inpatient Mental Health Ward. Mental Health Review Journal, 21(2), 107-118. doi: Service Improvement Project
Fixter, V., Butler, C., Daniels, J. and Phillips, S. (2017). A Qualitative Analysis of the Information Needs of Parents of Children with Cystic Fibrosis prior to First Admission. Journal of Paediatric Nursing, 34(e29-e33). doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2017.01.007 Service Improvement Project
Garner, E., Gillmore, C. and Lomax, C. (2016). A Transdiagnostic Cognitive Behaviour Therapy-Based Intervention in a Secondary-Care Mental Health Service. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 9(e5). doi:10.1017/S1754470X16000015 Service Improvement Project
Hazeldine-Baker, C., Salkovskis, P.M., Osborn, M., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J. (2018). Understanding the Link Between Feelings of Mental Defeat, Self-Efficacy and the Experience of Chronic Pain. British Journal of Pain, 1-8. doi: Main research project
Lambe, S., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C., Garner, E. and Walker, J. (2016). The Role of Narcissism in Aggression and Violence: A Systematic Review. Trauma, Violence and Abuse, 1-22. doi:10.1177/1524838016650190 Critical Review of Literature
Rusbridge, S., Tooze, O., Griffith, E. and Wilkinson-Tough, M. (2018). Clinical Psychologists' Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Engaging Service Users in Index Offence Assessment and Formulation in a Medium Secure Unit. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology. 29(1), 106-123. doi: Service Improvement Project
Walters, S., Loades, M. and Russell, A. (2016). A Systematic Review of Effective Modifications to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 3(2), 137-153. doi: Service Improvement Project
Walters, S., Hogg, L. and Gillmore, C. (2016). Evaluation of a Tailored Training Programme to Improve the Assessment and Treatment of Trauma in an Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) Service. Psychosis, 8(3), 226-237. doi: Critical Review of Literature
Wilson, F. & Gregory, J. D. (2017). Overgeneral Autobiographical Memory and Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults: A Systematic Review. Aging and Mental Health, 1-12. doi: Main research project

2011 cohort

Paper reference Project type
Carrigan, N. and Dysch, L. (2015). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for the Management of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Multiple Sclerosis: a Case Study. Neuro-Disability and Psychotherapy, 3(2), 69-92. Case study
Carrigan, N. and Allez, K. (2016). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in a person with an Autism Spectrum Condition and Intellectual Disability: A Case Study. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 30(2), 326-335. doi:10.1111/jar.12243 Case study
Carrigan, N.A, Dysch, L., & Salkovskis, P.M. (2017). The Impact of Health Anxiety in Multiple Sclerosis: a Replication and Treatment Case Series. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 1-20. doi:10.1017/S135246581700056X Main research project
James, K., Verplanken, B. and Rimes, K. A. (2015). Self-criticism as a Mediator in the Relationship between Unhealthy Perfectionism and Distress. Personality and Individual Differences, 79, 123-128. doi: Main research project
James, K., Elgie, S., Adams, J., Henderson, T. and Salkovskis, P.M. (2015). Session-by-Session Outcome Monitoring in CAMHS: Clinicians’ Beliefs. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 8. doi:10.1017/S1754470X15000653 Service Improvement Project
James, K., and Rimes, K. A. (2017). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Versus Pure Cognitive Behavioural Self-Help for Perfectionism: a Pilot Randomised Study. Mindfulness, 1-14. doi:10.1007/s12671-017-0817-8 Main research project
Laffan, A. J., Daniels, J and Osborn, M. (2015). Profiling the Psychological Training and Support Needs of Oncology Staff, and Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Level 2 Psychological Support Training Program Workshop. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 33(6), 686-702. doi: Service Improvement Project
Laffan, A.J., Millar, J.F.A., Salkovskis, P.M. and Whitby, P. (2015). Investigating Perceptions of Disgust in Older Adult Residential Home Residents. Aging & Mental Health, 21(2), 206-215. doi: Main research project
Martin, F. and Khan, S. (2015). Knowing our ‘ABCs’: Self-Reflection using Cognitive-Behavioural Formulation of Client–Therapist Interaction in Work with a Survivor of Torture. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 8(11). doi: Case study
Morris, L. and Nightingale, J. (2014). CBT for OCD: Habituation or Cognitive Shift? The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 7(6). doi: Case study
Morris, L. and Lomax, C. (2014). Review: Assessment, Development, and Treatment of Childhood Perfectionism: a Systematic Review. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 19, 225–234. doi:10.1111/camh.12067 Critical Review of Literature
Morris, L., Dysch, L., Salkovskis, P.M. and Griffin, N. (2014). Reducing Excess Stiffness in Stiff Person Syndrome using CBT: a Case Study. NeuroRehabilitation, 35(3), 627-631. doi:10.3233/NRE-141147 Case study
Morris, L., Salkovskis, P.M., 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), 365-375. doi: Service Improvement Project
Stacey, S., Osborn, M. and Salkovskis, P.M. (2015). Life is a Rollercoaster…What Helps Parents Cope with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)? Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 21(4), 136-141. doi: Service Improvement Project
Thew, G., Gregory, J., Roberts, K., and Rimes, K. (2017). Self-Critical Thinking and Overgeneralization in Depression and Eating Disorders: An Experimental Study. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 1-14. doi:10.1017/S1352465817000327 Main research project
Thew, G., Gregory, J., Roberts, K. and Rimes, K. (2017). The Phenomenology of Self-Critical Thinking in People with Depression, Eating Disorders and in Healthy Individuals. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice Main research project
Thew, G., Fountain, L., and Salkovskis, P.M. (2015). Service User and Clinician Perspectives on the Use of Outcome Measures in Psychological Therapy. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 8(e23). doi:10.1017/S1754470X15000598 Service Improvement Project
Thew, G., and Salkovskis, P.M (2016). Hoarding Among Older People: An Evaluative Review. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 9(e32). doi:10.1017/S1754470X16000180 Critical Review of Literature
Thew, G., and Krohnert, N. (2015). Formulation as Intervention: Case Report and Client Experience of Formulating in Therapy. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 8(e25). doi:10.1017/S1754470X15000641 Case study