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Dr Mary Leamy

Dr Mary Leamy

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Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Director of Postgraduate Research Studies and PhD Coordinator (Mental Health).

Research subject areas

  • Nursing
  • Mental Health

Contact details


Dr Leamy is a psychologist by background, having completed a BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology and an MSc in Occupational Psychology. Her PhD was in mental health research: ‘Community Psychiatric Nurses’ empowerment of people with Serious and Enduring Mental Health Problems’, supervised by Professor Phil Barker, (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne).

Dr Leamy has evaluated recruitment, training and promotion of pilots, older people's housing decisions, Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorders units in high security prisons and hospitals, Schwartz Rounds, and Intentional Rounding.

PhD supervision

Mary offers PhD supervision in the following areas of mental health research:

  • Mental health recovery
  • Staff wellbeing
  • Public and patient involvement


Research profile