Susan is a lecturer in Educational Psychology for the Doctorate in Educational Psychology (EdPsyD). She is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Alongside her role at UEA, Susan works as a Deputy Principal Educational Psychologist within an EP service in Norfolk.
Susan holds a doctorate in the Psychology of behaviour change and an additional doctorate in Child and Educational Psychology. She is also: a qualified teacher; bereavement care supervisor; Assistant and Trainee EP supervisor and contributes to the Multi-Disciplinary Autistic Spectrum Condition Assessment services in Norfolk. As part of her ASC specialism she is also commissioned to provide Specialist Psychological support for staff and students within the Autism Specialist Resource Bases across the county. Susan's research interests include supporting children and young people who have been bereaved and those who have experienced trauma. She is also very interested in the use of mixed methodology (particularly the interface between structural equation modelling and thematic analysis) and how we can pragmatically use these to support the communities we work with at a variety of levels.