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Dr Vari Wileman PhD

Lecturer in Psychology Education

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Biography

Dr Vari Wileman is a Lecturer in Psychology Education and is based in the Health Psychology Section, at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London. Vari is the co-Module Lead for Psychology and Health Care Delivery on the MSc Health Psychology programme and leads the Behaviour component of the Neuroscience, Behaviour and Social Science segment in the GTK School of Medical Education. Vari’s PhD research evaluated psychology interventions for treatment adherence for people receiving haemodialysis for end-stage kidney disease, where her work was referenced in the 2016 UK Renal Research Strategy. Her research is focused on developing and delivering psychological theory-based interventions to help people living with long-term conditions (chronic pain, COPD, Asthma, IBD) and is particularly interested in enabling healthcare professionals to enhance their healthcare provision using health psychology behaviour change techniques.

Research interests

  • Applying psychological methods in understanding behaviour relevant to health, long-term illness and healthcare provision.
  • Developing psychological theory-based interventions to help people engage with treatment for long-term conditions.
  • Enabling clinical professionals to enhance their healthcare provision using health psychology behaviour change techniques.  

    Research

    Health Psychology section
    Health Psychology Section

    Health Psychology Section is a global leading centre of clinical health psychology at King's College London

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    IBD-BOOST Programme

    Living well with Crohn’s and Colitis through an interactive online programme with nurse support.

      Research

      Health Psychology section
      Health Psychology Section

      Health Psychology Section is a global leading centre of clinical health psychology at King's College London

      ibd-boost-780x450
      IBD-BOOST Programme

      Living well with Crohn’s and Colitis through an interactive online programme with nurse support.