Dr Kylee Trevillion
Kylee is a lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London. She is a mixed-methods researcher who specialises in women’s mental health, conducting research on practice and policy responses to violence and abuse in the context of mental illness, and perinatal mental health. She has a PhD in psychiatry from the IoPPN and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Kylee has three active research grants: (1) as KCL lead on the MiMOS study - a National Institute for Health Research grant examining the effectiveness of Sexual Assault Referral Centres in addressing the mental health and substance use needs of clients; (2) as KCL co-lead on the For Baby’s Sake study - an evaluation of a new whole-family domestic abuse intervention targeted to reduce abuse and improve parent-child relationships and child development; (3) as co-applicant on a MRC grant that seeks to examine the impact of social media and smartphone use on self-harm among young people. Kylee also works on the National Institute for Health Research Mental Health Policy Research Unit. Her previous work includes managing a 5-year NIHR programme grant on the effectiveness of perinatal mental health services (the ESMI study); interviewing abused and trafficked people about their healthcare needs and health service use. Kylee has conducted several systematic reviews that investigate the relationship between domestic abuse and mental disorders and has piloted interventions of domestic violence advocacy within mental health services.
Kylee teaches on BSc and MSc programmes at the IoPPN and currently co-leads an MSc module on systematic reviewing. Kylee currently supervises two PhD students and an MD student, and supervises the dissertations of IoPPN MSc students.