Dr Frances Burbidge

Clinical Lecturer / Work experience co-ordinator for the MSc Clinical Applications of Psychology / Ethics reviewer

Faculty of Health Sciences


01482 466953

Fran Burbidge is a clinical psychologist who predominantly works with adult mental health and acquired brain injury populations. She has worked in the NHS and private sector with both inpatients and outpatients.

At the University of Hull, she delivers teaching focused on clinical issues and supervises student research into clinical practice and understanding the needs of patients.


Research Interests

  • Psychosis

  • Self harm

  • Mental health

  • Suicide

Research groups

  • Currently working with Navigo to investigate protocol for working with people who present as suicidal     


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Professional Ethical and personal issues in Clinical Psychology

  • Introduction to assessment in Clinical Psychology

  • Clinical and Therapeutic issues in Clinical Psychology

  • Positive Psychology

  • Forensic Psychology

  • Mental Health in Practice

Research PhDs

Fran welcomes applications from students interested in the field of mental health.

Current PhD supervisions 

  • Working with suicidal people (Collaberative Assessment and Management of Suicidality)

  • Continua of self harm through narratives (ClinPsyD)

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc Psychology

  • ClinPsyD

External roles

Currently working two days per week at Barchester Healthcare delivering psychological assessment and intervention into Windermere House Independent Hospital.