Emma Lewis

Academic Tutor

Faculty of Health Sciences


+44 (0) 1482 464617

Emma is an academic tutor who has been part of the academic team on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate programme since 2015.

She also works as a principal clinical psychologist in the Hull Integrated Community Stroke Service, part of the City Health Care Partnership CIC.

Her role there is to provide psychological assessment and interventions for people with mood, adjustment and cognitive difficulties after a stroke.

Prior to this Emma worked in a local psycho-oncology service within the NHS for 10 years.

She is a qualified cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) practitioner which she uses individually with patients and contextually with staff teams.



Research Interests

  • Coping with a cancer diagnosis for both patients and families
  • Predicting psychological coping in patients with a haematological disorder
  • Option to have risk reducing surgery for women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene and impact on body image and subsequent quality of life
  • Quality of life of patients with a cancer diagnosis


Lewis, E. (2012). 'A feasibility study of relaxation therapy plus autohypnotherapy (HYPREL) for patients with thoracic cancer undergoing radiotherapy'. Abstract published in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 8, Supp 3, Nov 2012.

Lewis, E., & Sharp, D. (2011.) 'Relaxation and Image Based Therapy' in The Handbook of Psychotherapy in Cancer Care (2011), Watson, M., & Kissane, D. (Eds.), Wiley- Blackwell Press.

Walker M B, Bateman J S, Braid F, Hebblewhite C, Hope T, Jackson J, Lines M, Lewis E, Walker A A, Sharp D M, Walker L G (2009). 'Preventing psychiatric morbidity in people with cancer'. Psycho Oncology, 18 (Suppl.), S238.



Modules list

  • Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy: Theory and Application
  • Clinical Health Psychology
  • Adjustment
  • Death, Dying and Palliative Care
  • Self-Management
  • Psycho-Educational Groups
  • Medication Management
  • Formulation Workshop
  • Reflection Workshops: Religion, Class
  • Marking Endings

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • Bsc Hons
  • ClinPsyD
  • CAT Practitioner Training