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

An education for life: The process of learning the Alexander technique

Woods, C., Glover, L., & Woodman, J. (2020). An education for life: The process of learning the Alexander technique. Kinesiology Review, 9(3), 190-198. https://doi.org/10.1123/KR.2020-0020

Healthy ageing in a deprived northern UK city: A co-creation study

Glover, L., Dyson, J., Cowdell, F., & Kinsey, D. (2020). Healthy ageing in a deprived northern UK city: A co-creation study. Health and Social Care in the Community, https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13036

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

Wadephul, F., Glover, L., & Jomeen, J. (2020). Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions. Midwifery, 81, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.102598

“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

“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