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South Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK
- BSc Psychology
- PGCert Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
After completing her degree in psychology, Lauren began her career in mental health working in a crisis resolution and home treatment team, supporting people experiencing severe and enduring mental health difficulties. This sparked a particular interest in risk management and how invaluable interpersonal skills are in competent practice.
Following this, Lauren studied low intensity cognitive behavioral therapy at University College London and has been working as a psychological wellbeing practitioner since. She provides high volume CBT through various mediums including face-to face, telephone, online and group therapy. More recently Lauren completed extra training at UCL in supporting people with long-term health conditions and has specialised experience in providing integrated psychological therapy.
Lauren’s particular areas of interest include primary care mental health, crisis management, anxiety and depression, integrated care, personality disorders and group therapy.
Lauren works part-time as a lecturer practitioner as she continues to practice delivering psychological therapy for Devon Partnership Trust in a primary care setting.
Teaching responsibilities: (Undergraduate, Postgraduate)
Lauren is the lead for the “No Health Without Mental Health” pillar and champions the integration of physical health care and mental health care.
Lauren’s primary teaching responsibilities include key common factor skills, common mental health diagnoses and multi-morbidity with physical health issues.