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Biography

Rachel joined the Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre in 2017. Here her research focuses on individuals’ risk and resilience following experiences of childhood victimisation (e.g. abuse, neglect, exposure to domestic violence, and bullying). Rachel has a BSc and PhD in Psychology from the University of Sussex. She has previously worked in frontline social work roles for Brighton and Hove Children’s Services, and prior to joining King’s held research positions at the Early Intervention Foundation and Goldsmiths, University of London. 

Research interests:

  • Children’s mental health and wellbeing following victimisation 
  • Parenting and parent-child relationships 
  • Coparenting

Research groups:

The Environmental-Risk (E-Risk) Study