Solange Cross


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Personal profile

Key Responsibilities

Deputy Apprenticeship Coordinator - PWP PGCert/Cert Programme [Department of Clinical Psychology & Psychological Therapies (CPPT) - MED School] Jun 2022 - Present

Programme Development Support - CAP MSc Apprenticeship [CPPT - MED School] Sep 2021 - Present 

Module 3 Lead - PWP PGCert/Cert Programme [CPPT - MED School] Sep 2020 - Jun 2022



I joined the UEA Academic Team in April 2019 as an Associate Tutor, becoming a Clinical Lecturer in January 2020. I completed my Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) training at the University of Exeter whilst working for the Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust in Colchester and then worked as a qualified PWP for the Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation Trust in Norwich full-time for 4 years. I completed my PWP Supervisor training at the University of Essex and have experience of providing case management supervision and co-facilitating clinical skills supervision training to other PWPs, as well as providing support for trainee PWPs. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and I am currently working towards the MA in Higher Education Practice. 


Key Research Interests

I have a special interest in wellbeing in the workplace and I am keen to contribute to research on practical interventions to enhance trainee and qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners' (PWPs) wellbeing, engagement and retention.


Project ONE - Service Evaluation: The acceptability of a new clinical hour’s log from a Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) perspective. - Service Related Project ProposaL (SRPP) - Doctorate Programme in Clinical Psychology (2019 Cohort)

Project TWO - Service Evaluation: Examining the Usefulness of the Clinical Log as a Data Collection Tool for the Clinical Contacts of Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (TPWPs) - Service Related Project ProposaL (SRPP) - Doctorate Programme in Clinical Psychology (2020 Cohort)


Academic Background

PGCert Higher Education Practice (FHEA - Ref PR255340)

2022 - University of East Anglia


PGCert (Merit) Evidence-Based Psychological Practice (PWP) - BPS Accredited

2014 - University of Exeter


BSc Honours (1st Class - 78.5%) Psychology in Society

2012 - University of East Anglia / CCN

FINAL YEAR DISSERTATION (Grade 95%) - "Life Satisfaction, Pleasure, Engagement and Meaning as Indicators of Subjective Well-Being among Participants of The Transplant Games"


BA (2:1) Administration (with English)

1987 - Universidade de Taubate (Brazil)