List of Fellows

The mental health fellowship programme was run over three years, from 2016 to 2018, and has involved 59 fellows. A list of fellows and links to their reports published to date can be found below.

Charlie Morley – ‘Beyond mindfulness: Best practice for Veterans with PTSD’

Karen Triesman – ‘Becoming a Trauma-informed organisation: Practices and Principles

Allison O’Kelly – ‘Improving dementia services for people who are LGBT

Luke Skelton – ‘Health care homes: A brighter future for mental health?

Marcus Gardiner – ‘Transforming workplace mental health using innovative ideas and digital technology

Laura Beswick – ‘Introducing mental health and wellbeing in University curricula’

Alex Holmes – ‘How happy are we?’

Angela El-Zeind – ‘Using comedy improvisation to treat Anxiety and Social Phobias’

Patrick Vernon – ‘Black heritage & mental well-being’

Cheryl-lee Brown – ‘Co-productive use of trauma informed practice in the early years

Sabrina Kamayah – ‘Mental Health and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Groups’

Natalia Clifford – ‘Parenting in the digital age: Family approaches to digital resilience’

Shane Ryan – ‘Future men’

Sarah Bates – ‘Implementing national frameworks for suicide support and innovative community care’

Clare Canning – ‘Sacred wounds: Innovative uses of Mindfulness to treat self-harm’

Martin Lally – ‘Peer support in modern-day policing’

Debbie Frances – ‘Identifying successful early-intervention initiatives promoting mental wellbeing in young people’

Tod Sullivan – ‘Introducing a Trauma Informed approach to Mental Health in Lowestoft’

Lucy Duggan – ‘Exploring eco-therapeutic approaches to community mental health promotion and prevention

Hayley Thompson – ‘Veteran Community Mental Health: Family models of support’

Jacqui Jobson – ‘LGBTQ mental health: exploring advocacy approaches to health inequalities

Dr Kat Taylor – ‘Arts in healthcare pioneers: informing and supporting the Greater Manchester devolution

Dan Trevor – ‘Mindfulness interventions for children and young people in school and family settings

Dr Ajay Thapar – ‘Improving the management of sleep problems

Pam Schweitzer – ‘Reminiscence arts: improving social cohesion and increasing communication in Japan

Erin Hope – ‘Shaping cancer bereavement care: developing a framework for action

Rebecca Cotton – ‘Mental health and digital technology

Rosie Tressler – ‘Exploring preventative mental health interventions for university students

Martin Malcolm – ‘Tackling social isolation and loneliness in rural communities

Amy Wolstenholme – ‘High impact high-cost patients: delivery principles and economic evaluation

Angela Samata – ‘Welcoming the outside in bringing outsider art into the mainstream

Niki Powers – ‘Improving services for teenagers affected by trauma and disrupted attachment

Caroline Hearst – ‘Peer provision and partnership in supporting autistic adults

Rebecca Amissah – ‘Art and music to support Mental Health in the community

Sophie Hodge – ‘Approaches to treating first episode psychosis

Barbara Bloomfield – ‘Relationship help for adult couples and families with autism or Asperger’s

Rebecca Moore – ‘Innovative practice in psychological birth trauma: bringing knowledge to the UK

Geraldine O’Hare – ‘Investment in treatment to reduce re-offending

Sarah Amani – ‘Improving the Mental Health of Young People in Transition

Alison O’Connor – ‘Can theatre help transform trauma for veterans and families?

Daniel Johnson – ‘Identifying a best-fit model of care for traumatised children

Erica McInnes – ‘UK model of African Centred Psychotherapy for well-being

Jan Killeen – ‘Best practice in supported decision-making for adults with incapacity

Agnes Houston – ‘Dementia and Sensory Challenges

Simon Edwards – ‘An international perspective of PTSD: root causes and treatment

Annette Hargreaves – ‘Adult and Child Mental Health in Child Development

Olivia Richards – ‘The Story Project: supporting young peoples’ mental health through literacy

Adele Owen – ‘Mental health, policing, peer support

Jennifer Chigwende – ‘Improving Black and Ethnic Minority Mental Health Care

Sarah Maxwell – ‘How to work with teenagers presenting with emerging personality disorders

Sara Preston – ‘Eating Disorders: breaking the silence and combating stigma together

Amanda Wood – ‘Improve psychological support for military families, in particular children

Dominic Kelly – ‘Surviving in Prison Work: Prison Staff Wellness Programmes

Shirley Smith – ‘Specialist support for persons bereaved by suicide

David Humphreys – ‘Improving family member involvement in Community Mental Health Treatment

Patricia Jarrett – ‘Reducing stigma in perinatal Mental Health

Lou Boyd – ‘Supporting children and families through parental substance misuse treatment journeys


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