CV

EDUCATION

PhD in Urban Studies, University of Glasgow, 2017 – 2020 (expected). Area: The Impact of (Mental) Health, Barriers, & (un)employment in Psychosis

MRes in Research Methods (Distinction), University of Glasgow, 2016 – 2017. Dissertation: Benefit Sanctions & Mental Health: Understanding impact on subsequent self-care & health behaviours

MSc in Global Mental Health (Merit), University of Glasgow, 2014 – 2015. Dissertation: Psychological Interventions for Parents & Primary Caregivers of Maltreated Children: A Systematic Review

B.A (Hons) in Psychology (First Class), University of the West of Scotland, 2010 – 2014. Dissertation: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Volunteer Befriender Burn-Out: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

SELECTED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 

First Responder and CPR Trainer, St. Johns Scotland, Glasgow, 2018 – Present

Mental Health Co-ordinator, Greater Pollok Integration Network, Glasgow, 2013 – 2017

Support Correspondent, Human Writes, Glasgow and Jackson, GA, 2013 – 2017

Health Worker, Love Light Romania, Ighișu Nou Romania, 2012 – 2015

SELECTED RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 

Research Assistant, Dept. of Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, Glasgow and Tampa, FL, 2018 – Present

STEM Ambassador, STEM Scotland, Glasgow and the West of Scotland, 2016 – Present

Academic Tutor, Freelance, Glasgow and surrounding areas, 2012 – Present

Research Assistant, Dept. of Mental Health and Culture, University of the West of Scotland, Glasgow, 2012 – 2013

AWARDS

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM) Enhanced Studentship, University of Glasgow, 2017, I’m a Scientist! Finalist, Mental Health Zone, 2017, PsyPAG Poster Presentation, Glasgow Conference, 2015, Carnegie-Cameron Taught Postgraduate Bursary, 2014, Azura Graduate of the Year: Psychology, 2014, Court Medal for Academic Excellence, University of the West of Scotland, 2014, Saltire Volunteering Award, Glasgow, 2013, Young Innovator of the Year: Mental Health, Glasgow, 2013

MEMBERSHIP

The British Psychological Society (BPS)

Psychologists for Social Change (PfSC)

The International Network of Early Career Researchers in Psychosis (PsyECR)

The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS-UK)

Headway (HW-UK)

 

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