Dr Steph Sayan

Dr Steph Sayan


Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Psychology and Social Work


  • MA (University of St Andrews)
  • PhD / DPhil (University of St Andrews)


My PhD research looked at the experience of intrusive (i.e. negative involuntary) memories in depressive disorders and whether individual differences in cognitive control abilities can help explain why some individuals experience these memories more often than other people. I also explored the impact of a mindfulness-based training to reduce the distress associated with these memories.