Eileen joined the National Addiction Centre at King’s College London (KCL) in February 2019. She is working on a randomised controlled trial evaluating the acceptability, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of medication management with and without contingency management in improving adherence to acamprosate for relapse prevention in alcohol dependence (ADAM trial).
The year previously, Eileen received her MSc in Addiction Studies from KCL. Her dissertation explored smoker’s perceptions on Stop Smoking Support and Stop Smoking Advisors as well as the effect a campaign can have on them. Views before and after a CRUK campaign were collected.
Prior to this, Eileen has also completed a PG Certificate in Person Centred Counselling Skills at the University of East Anglia and an Undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Exeter. She completed her dissertation on gambling addiction using inhibition training and a subsequent betting task. This was to explore the possibility of using bottom-up processing as treatment in gambling addiction, leading on from previous research.