Dr Alyson Norman
Lecturer in Psychology
School of Psychology (Faculty of Health and Human Sciences)
Lecturer in clinical and health psychology
Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Plymouth University (October 2011-August 2012)
PhD, University of the West of England, Bristol (October 2005 – November 2009): “Increasing access to intervention for disfigurement through the development and evaluation of computer based interventions” funded by the charity organisation Changing Faces.
Diploma in Counselling (Merit Awarded June 2007), Institute of Natural Healing (October 2005 – June 2007).
MSc (Distinction Awarded January 2006) Psychological Research Methods, University of Exeter (October 2004 – September 2005): Specialist areas include neuropsychological assessment, psychometrics, advanced statistics and neuroimaging techniques. Project: “Depression in ABI Patients: The Role of Rumination” in Overgeneral Autobiographical Memory”.
BSc (1st class Honours Awarded July 2003) Psychology, University of Southampton (October 2000 – July 2003). Project: The influence of facial disfigurements of face processing; Dissertation: The relationship between social cognition and bullying.
British Psychological Society
Institute for Natural Healing
Brain injury, Clinical psychology, CBT delivery, Appearance psychology
My research interests include brain injury health and social care research, appearance psychology, particularly working with people with visible differences and health inequalities
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Trustee for Headway Somerset