Judith completed a BSc in Psychology, here at Bangor in 2000. Judith remained at Bangor University and completed a professional qualification in Social Work (DipSW) in 2003. Judith was employed as a Social Worker with older adults before returning to Bangor to commence her PhD in 2007 under the supervision of Professor Linda Clare. The focus of the PhD was on the nature of awareness in Mild Cognitive Impairment. With a renewed interest in clinical work, Judith gained a place on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) in 2010, completed her PhD successfully in 2011 and qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2013. Following a period of working within a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team immediately after qualifying, Judith returned to Bangor University as a Research Officer and then Lecturer in 2015. Judith is registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Clinical Psychologist.
Judith’s main area of teaching is on topics within Clinical and Health Psychology. Judith is the Director of the MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology and also supervises undergraduate Honours and postgraduate Masters dissertations.
Judith’s research interests include anxiety/anxiety disorders, cognitive impairment and rehabilitation, and awareness/consciousness. Judith is also interested in the development and effectiveness of evidence based practice within clinical and academic environments.