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Grace Williamson

Ms Grace Williamson

Study Coordinator




Grace Williamson is a study coordinator at the King’s Centre for Military Health Research, working on an OVA funded study led by Dr Daniel Leightley.

She was previously a research assistant in the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience working on an MRC/MRF funded study, led by Dr Rina Dutta, investigating the impact of social media and smartphone use on self-harm in young people (the 3S-YP study).

Grace has studied at King’s College London for five years. She received her BSc in Psychology with professional placement in 2020 with first class honours. During her professional placement year in 2019, Grace worked as a research assistant on a randomised controlled trial of the short-term effects of OROS-methylphenidate on ADHD symptoms and behavioural outcomes in young male prisoners with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

For her undergraduate dissertation, Grace worked under the supervision of Dr Gemma Gordon and Dr Ulrike Schmitt conducting qualitative interviews of intervention participants’ treatment experience of concurrent Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and Approach Bias Modification (ABM) as a treatment adjunct for Binge Eating Disorder.

Following her interest in the criminal justice system and trauma-informed practice, Grace completed an MSc in Clinical Forensic Psychology with first class honours in 2021. Her placements as a student psychologist were based at Ward in the Community and Southwark Community Forensic Team under SLaM NHS Foundation Trust.

Research Interests:

  • Military mental health
  • Child and adolescent mental health
  • Developmental disorders
  • Forensic mental health
  • Mixed methods research

Research Groups

King’s Centre for Military Health Research