Dr Lesley Glover

Dr Lesley Glover

Senior Lecturer/ Research Tutor

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work

Summary

Lesley Glover is an HPCP-registered clinical psychologist and health psychologist. Since qualifying as a clinical psychologist, she has worked in both NHS and university settings and has specialised in working with people with physical health problems, particularly chronic pain and reproductive psychology. Lesley's current interest is in improving wellbeing and preventing distress and disease, particularly in older people through working with whole person mind / body approaches. She is a STAT-registered Alexander Technique teacher and also has an interest in creative approaches to improving wellbeing.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

“It can’t be like last time” – choices made in early pregnancy by women who have previously experienced a traumatic birth

Greenfield, M., Jomeen, J., & Glover, L. (2019). “It can’t be like last time” – choices made in early pregnancy by women who have previously experienced a traumatic birth. Frontiers in psychology Frontiers Research Foundation, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00056

Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions

Wadephul, F., Glover, L., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions. Midwifery, TBC, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.102598

A qualitative exploration of responses to self-compassion in a non-clinical sample

Campion, M., & Glover, L. (2017). A qualitative exploration of responses to self-compassion in a non-clinical sample. Health and Social Care in the Community, 25(3), 1100-1108. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12408

Hospital staff experiences of their relationships with adults who self-harm: a meta-synthesis

O'Connor, S., & Glover, L. (2017). Hospital staff experiences of their relationships with adults who self-harm: a meta-synthesis. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 90(3), 480-501 . https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12113

“I never thought I could do that…”: Findings from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling.

Glover, L., Kinsey, D., Clappison, D. J., Gardiner, E., & Jomeen, J. (2018). “I never thought I could do that…”: Findings from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 17, 79-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eujim.2017.11.008