Dr Lucy Hale
Academic Director, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
- Registered Clinical Psychologist
- Mental Health
Dr Hale joined the DClinPsy programme in 2023 after having worked on the University of Surrey clinical psychology training course. Before that she had various roles in the NHS. She undertook her clinical psychology training at the University of Surrey, having completed an MSc at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's College London and a BA(Hons) in Combined Studies (Psychology and German) at Newcastle University.
- Appearance-related anxiety (including body dysmorphic disorder) and eating distress (including clinical eating disorders)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Pedagogical research
Dr Hale is Academic Director on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience and contributes to teaching on this programme. Areas of teaching include therapeutic processes in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Expertise and Public Engagement
Dr Hale's work on committees and working groups includes:
- Deputy Chair, Course Accreditation Committee for the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).
- Working party member (previously co-chair) for the CBT subgroup of the Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology (GTiCP).
Membership of professional bodies:
- Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapist and Trainer, accredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
- Chartered Psychologist of British Psychological Society (BPS)
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Click here for Dr Hale’s research publication list.