Research projects

These pages contain information about research projects currently being run by trainees on the Lancaster DClinPsy programme.

Does prosthetist communication style predict psychosocial adjustment and satisfaction with a prosthesis?

Research led by Shaneela Malik


Exploring the experiences of clinical psychologists in involving parents/carers of young people who are engaged in self-harming behaviour

Research led by Molly Rhinehart


Feeling connected at school and the mental health of LGBT youths

Research led by Phaedra Robinson


Being supplied with an artificial limb following amputation: Exploring people's psychological needs

Research led by Katy Hughes


Crying with patients in palliative care services: The experiences of psychological therapists

Research led by Laura Richardson


The Psychological Impact of Benefits Sanctions Following the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) Process for People with a Mental Health Diagnosis

Research led by Helen McGauley


Emotions in carers of people with long-term mental health difficulties

Research led by Kate Empson


Understanding difficult emotions about yourself in the cancer treatment journey

Research led by Selane Rigby


The role of emotional factors in obsessive-compulsive experiences

Research led by Lucy Rathbone


Mental health and Deafness: Interpreters' perspectives on compassion and the development of and barriers to the therapeutic alliance between a clinician and their Deaf client

Research led by Laura Wedlock


What is the Relationship Between Self-Compassion and Depression, Anxiety, and Resilience in Adults with Epilepsy?

Research led by David Baker


Use of symptom-based outcome measures by clinical psychologists in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS): A qualitative exploration

Research led by Gemma Parry


Clinical psychologists' experiences of exploring and addressing 'context' in formulation and intervention

Research led by Heather Spankie


Understandings of psychological difficulties in Huntington's disease and expectations of psychological therapy

Research led by Rachael Theed


What are relatives' experiences of supporting a family member receiving electroconvulsive therapy? A qualitative exploration

Research led by Kerry Irving


The views of people with Huntington's disease on assisted dying: A qualitative study

Research led by Laurence Regan


Exploring the relationship between prosthesis use and thoughts about amputation

Research led by Nic Burden


Understanding voice hearers' ideas about themselves and their voices

Research led by Kelly Price


What are partners' experiences of living with someone who has a chronic pain condition?

Research led by Laura Smith


The Experience and Decision-Making Process of Women with Low to Medium Risk of Contralateral Breast Cancer who Have Chosen to Undergo a Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy (CPM)

Research led by Fehmida Patel


Completed research projects