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Dr Nick Hutchinson

Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme Director

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Health and Social Work

Summary

Dr Nick Hutchinson is an HCPC-registered and BPS-chartered clinical psychologist who is the Programme Director of the University of Hull's Clinical Psychology Doctorate. He has worked in clinical psychology training for more than 10 years and combines this with working in clinical practice with adults with intellectual disabilities. Dr Hutchinson works as an honorary clinical psychologist for the Humber NHS Foundation Trust where he specialises in working with adults with intellectual disabilities and dementia. His current teaching and research interests are in the field of intellectual disability.

Undergraduate

Year 1 - Professional Behaviour - Historical and Current Context of Clinical Psychology - Teaching Skills - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for People with Intellectual Disabilities Year 2 - Introduction to Consultation - Introduction to Leadership - Working with People with Intellectual Disabilities - Challenging Behaviour and People with Intellectual Disabilities - Working with Vulnerable People Year 3 - The Health and Care Professions Council

Journal Article

Changes in understandings and perceptions of individuals, significant others and community supporters involved in a theatre company for adults with intellectual disabilities

Dickinson, D., & Hutchinson, N. (2019). Changes in understandings and perceptions of individuals, significant others and community supporters involved in a theatre company for adults with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 32(3), 691-705. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12564

The effectiveness of intensive interaction, A systematic literature review

Hutchinson, N., & Bodicoat, A. (2015). The effectiveness of intensive interaction, A systematic literature review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 28(6), 437-454. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12138

Further evaluation of the criterion validity of the Severe Impairment Battery for the assessment of cognitive functioning in adults with Down Syndrome

Hutchinson, N., & Oakes, P. (2011). Further evaluation of the criterion validity of the Severe Impairment Battery for the assessment of cognitive functioning in adults with Down Syndrome. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 24(2), 172-180. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00600.x

Families' experiences of raising concerns in health care services: an interpretative phenomenological analysis

Bright, N., Hutchinson, N., Oakes, P., & Marsland, D. (2018). Families' experiences of raising concerns in health care services: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31(3), 405-412. doi:10.1111/jar.12419

Research interests

Areas of research (both qualitative and quantitative) include: - Intellectual disability and dementia - Challenging behaviour - Bereavement - Safeguarding - Intensive interaction - Parenting - Service transition - Experience of diagnosis - Day to day living with a learning disability.

Postgraduate supervision

Completed PhDs Completed Clinical Psychology Doctorate Degrees (ClinPsyD) - Tomlinson K, Repeat Pregnancies in Teenage Mothers (2008) - Handley E, The Experience of Bereavement for People with Intellectual Disability (2008) - Crossland T, Care Staff Perceptions of Challenging Behaviour in Adults with Autism and Learning Disabilities (2009) - Bradley J, Facilitating Choice and people with Learning Disabilities (2010) - Griffiths J, Deliberate-Self-Harm in Adolescents: An exploratory study into perceptions of, and responses to, and impacts of, stigma (2011) - McCloud N, An Exploration of Coping and Self-Efficacy in Parents with Learning Disabilities (2011) - Moore C, The Caring Experience of Staff Carers working with Adults with Learning Disabilities and Dementia (2012) - Chafer S, Interpersonal Factors influencing self-injury in People with Learning Disabilities: Expressed Emotion and Attributions in residential care staff (2012) - Bodicoat A, The Effectiveness of Intensive Interaction and its use in Hospital Settings (2013) - Rowland C, The Experience of Stopping Self-Harm in Adults (2014) - Bright N, Raising Concerns in Healthcare Services: the experience of staff and families (2016) - Connor M, An exploration into the rise in antidepressant prescribing and of GP experiences of patients who present as depressed (2016) - Dickinson D, Changing Perceptions of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities from Multiple Perspectives (2017) - Whitney G, Personal Experiences of Living with an Intellectual Disability (2017) - Wigley J, Families of People with an Intellectual Disability: Exploring the Positives (2017) Current PhD supervisions PhD - Hebblewhite G, Adults with Intellectual Disabilities' lived experience of wellbeing and the internet: A Descriptive Phenomenological Study (to submit 2018) Clinical Psychology Doctorate (ClinPsyD) - Hinsby C, Experience of diagnosis of Learning Disability in adulthood (to submit 2019) - Berridge S, Parents' experiences of Intensive Interaction (to submit 2019) - Doski A, Experiences of transitioning from looked after care into adult services - perspectives of People with Intellectual Disabilities, Carers and Health Care Professionals (to submit 2018)