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Dr Tim Alexander

Research Co-ordinator

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Health and Social Work

Summary

Tim Alexander joined the University of Hull in 2005 and teaches research methods on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate programme. He co-ordinates all research aspects of the doctorate which gives students a fast-track route to qualifying while receiving a salary and having their course fees paid by the NHS.

Postgraduate

Dr Alexander supervises students' research on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme. Completed PhDs Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - Claudia Myler (2017) Self-compassion and shame in interpreters. - Jessica Guilding (2017) Perceptions of identity in veterans with traumatic limb amputations. - Dannielle Claridge (2017) Masculinity and help-seeking behaviour in armed forces veterans. - Jessica Gleeson (2017) The experiences of people with type two diabetes mellitus and hypoglycamic unawareness - Dane Rowley (2016) Does Theory of Mind Predict Moral Judgement Following a Traumatic Brain Injury? - Louise Durant (2016) The experiences of palliative care workers in maintaining compassion at work. - Lily Dixon (2016) An exploration of individual distress and personal growth following the experience of hallucinations. - Leah Glover (2015) The influence of self-blame and self-compassion on psychological health and well-being in individuals living with chronic physical health conditions. - Lauren Henshall (2015) An exploration of self-compassion within healthcare professionals. - Katie Topp (2015) Managing different roles: The experiences of female nursing reservists who have deployed with the UK armed forces. - Matilda Ohlsson (2015) The retrieval of episodic memories in Parkinson's Disease: The role of emotion and subjective memory states. - Christopher Scane (2015) Trauma, dissociation and psychosis: Investigating the role of attention during threat processing. - Stephanie Petty (2013) Everyday functioning in individuals with microvascular complications with Type 1 Diabetes: How does objective cognitive performance translate into self-reported cognitive skills and diabetes self-management? - Felicity Nicholls (2013) Anxiety and depression in the undergraduate transition to university. - Georgina Batten (2012) Quality of life in deaf children: profiles of children with cochlear implants and relationships with hearing peers. - Jocelyn Hall (2011) Self-Defining Memories and Mental Imagery in Individuals Likely to Develop Bipolar Disorder. - Hayley Walker (2011) Professional quality of life amongst mental health workers. - Claire Wilson (2009) Siblings of children with ADHD, chronic illness and developmental disorder: Psychological impact and interventions. Current PhD supervisionsDoctorate in Clinical Psychology - Katherine Alder (2018) The role of the compassionate mind in disordered eating. - Mary Walker (2018) Body image and self-compassion. - Cara Childs (2018) The role of self-compassion in adherence for type two diabetes patients. - Sean Malkin (2018) The role of shame in nursing education. - Emma Minns (2018) Stigma in acquired brain injury. - Johanna Gledhill (2018) Maintaining clinician and client hope with long waiting times. - Rubina Fada (2019) Experiences of shame in borderline personality disorder. - Laura Hadgett (2019) The relationship between compassion and burnout in teachers. - Alexandra Askew (2019) Agents of change in a staff compassion focussed therapy group.

Journal Article

A weird but interesting journey: Personal traumatic growth for individuals with hallucinations

Dixon, L., Sanderson, C., Alexander, T., & Holt, L. (2018). A weird but interesting journey: Personal traumatic growth for individuals with hallucinations. Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy, 08(03), doi:10.4172/2161-0487.1000343

Counter-intuitive moral judgement following traumatic brain injury

Rowley, D. A., Rogish, M., Alexander, T., & Riggs, K. J. (2018). Counter-intuitive moral judgement following traumatic brain injury. Journal of neuropsychology, 12(2), 200-215. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnp.12117

The relationship between perceived organisational threat and compassion for others: Implications for the NHS

Henshall, L. E., Alexander, T., Molyneux, P., Gardiner, E., & McLellan, A. (2018). The relationship between perceived organisational threat and compassion for others: Implications for the NHS. Clinical psychology and psychotherapy : an international journal of theory & practice, 25(2), 231-249. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2157

Cognitive correlates of pragmatic language comprehension in adult traumatic brain injury: A systematic review and meta-analyses

Rowley, D. A., Rogish, M., Alexander, T., & Riggs, K. J. (2017). Cognitive correlates of pragmatic language comprehension in adult traumatic brain injury: A systematic review and meta-analyses. Brain Injury, 31(12), 1564-1574. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2017.1341645

The relationship between self-blame for the onset of a chronic physical health condition and emotional distress : a systematic literature review

Callebaut, L., Molyneux, P., & Alexander, T. (2017). The relationship between self-blame for the onset of a chronic physical health condition and emotional distress : a systematic literature review. Clinical psychology and psychotherapy : an international journal of theory & practice, 24(4), 965-986. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2061