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Biography

Katy is a research assistant working on the RECOLLECT study into Recovery Colleges.

Katy studied Psychology and Philosophy at the University of Nottingham. She is currently completing her MSc in Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University.

Katy has previously worked in the voluntary and statutory sectors in homelessness, substance abuse and mental health services, as well as researching adult community education. Prior to starting at King’s College in December 2020, she worked on the ENRICH study into peer support interventions for the University of Huddersfield, and for the Behaviour in Teams research group at the University of Sheffield.

Research Interests

  • Mental health recovery
  • Co-production
  • Peer support
  • Service user/survivor research
  • Lived experience of mental health