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- Sian in Post graduate Director for the Clin Psy D programme. She is a member of the Graduate Executive Committee and a member of the Quarterly Strategic Review Group. She is Chair of the Extenuating Circumstances Panel and a member of the Exam Board for the Clin Psy D programme. She is vice chair of the Selection Sub- committee that oversees admissions to the programme. She is also a member of FMHS and School of Psychology ethics committees.
Sian completed her first degree at Hull University in 1983. She then went on to complete a combined DPhil and Clinical Psychology training at York University in 1987. Sian’s DPhil thesis examined Eating patterns in normal and clinical populations and this remains her primary area of interest today. Following this she took up a Senior Research Associate appointment at the Psychiatric Research Unit in Cambridge University Department of Psychiatry. During this time she was involved in several treatment studies for patients with eating disorders and became the Head of Psychological Services for patients with eating disorders at Addenbrookes Hospital. In 1991 she was awarded the Isaac Newton Research Fellowship, from Trinity College. Sian began working part-time on the Clinical Psychology training programme at UEA in 1994. In 2013 she became Deputy Programme Director (Academic). Sian is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Senior Research Tutor on the programme. She is also Postgraduate Director for Clin PsyD in the School.
- Consultant NHS Norfolk (2009-2010)
- Stake holder Events (2013-On going)
- Careers Fairs for Sixth formers (local) (2012,2013-On-going)
- Open Day for prospective candidates (national) (2013) Annual
- Health and Care Professions Council Practitioner Psychologist (On-going)
- Member of British Psychological Society (On-going)
- Division of Clinical Psychologists (On-going)
- Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology (On-going)
1983-1987 DPhil “Eating patterns in normal and clinical populations” University of York
1987 BPS Diploma Clinical Psychology training award
BSc Psychology,Machin prize University of Hull
2013-present Deputy Programme Director (Academic) and member of Programme Executive Clinical Psychology Doctorate UEA
2013-present Senior Clinical Lecturer
2013-present Post Graduate Director Clin Psy D
1994-2012 Clinical Lecturer Clinical Psychology Doctorale UEA (p/t)
1991-1995 Head of Psychological Services for Eating Disorders Cambridge University Teaching hospitals Trust
Key Research Interests
Eating patterns in normal and clinical populations
Feeding problems in infants
Eating Disorders and Diabetes
Research Key Words
Research Group or Lab Membership
Postgraduate Research Student Supervision
Eating Disorders and Diabetes
Infant feeding problems
Teaching Activities; I am Senior Research Tutor on The Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology.
I supervise Clin Psy D theses and PhD postgraduate students
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Embedding Climate Change and Sustainability in Healthcare Curricula
Matthews, S., Coker, S. & Crozier, K.
15/12/22 → 31/12/23
University of East Anglia (UEA) International Training Opportunities with Thrive Well, Malaysia: Reflective PieceParke, S., Ooi, J., Burgess, A., Fisher, P., Coker, S. & Othman, E., 15 Nov 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Clinical Psychology Forum.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Comment/debate › peer-review
A systematic review of reflective practice questionnaires and scales for healthcare professionals: a narrative synthesisOoi, S. M., Fisher, P. & Coker, S., Jan 2021, In: Reflective Practice. 22, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Citations (Scopus)18 Downloads (Pure)
Views of young people in Malaysia on mental health, help-seeking and unusual psychological experiencesBerry, C., Michelson, D., Othman, E., Tan, J. C., Gee, B., Hodgekins, J., Byrne, R. E., Ng, A. L. O., Marsh, N. V., Coker, S. & Fowler, D., Feb 2020, In: Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 14, 1, p. 115-123 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile4 Citations (Scopus)20 Downloads (Pure)
Assessing social recovery of vulnerable youth in global mental health settings: A pilot study of clinical research tools in MalaysiaBerry, C., Othman, E., Tan, J. C., Gee, B., Byrne, R. E., Hodgekins, J., Michelson, D., Ng, A. L. O., Marsh, N. V., Coker, S. & Fowler, D., 20 Jun 2019, In: BMC Psychiatry. 19, 1, 188.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile19 Downloads (Pure)
Persecutory delusions: Effects of cognitive bias modification for interpretation and the Maudsley Review Training Programme on social anxiety, jumping to conclusions, belief inflexibility and paranoiaHurley, J., Hodgekins, J., Coker, S. & Fowler, D., Dec 2018, In: Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 61, p. 14-23 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile5 Citations (Scopus)12 Downloads (Pure)