Dr Lucy Poxon
, School of Psychology
Dr Lucy Poxon is a Lecturer in Counselling Psychology with a particular interest in grief and bereavement and qualitative research.
- MSc Experimental Psychology
- MSc Occupational Psychology
- DPsych Counselling Psychology
Chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Areas Of Interest
- Grief and Bereavement, specifically the phenomenon of feeling stuck in grief following sudden or traumatic bereavement.
- The Power Threat Meaning Framework and the pathologising of grief.
- Qualitative research methods, particularly Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.
- Counselling Psychology theory and practice
Lucy is a Lecturer on the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, teaching across all three year groups and all 9 modules. In addition to teaching, she is a research supervisor and clinical tutor.
She completed her Professional Doctorate training in Counselling Psychology at University of East London where she specialised in grief and bereavement. Prior to her Doctoral training, she qualified as an Occupational Psychologist and her professional experience in corporate finance and six sigma project management provides her with insight into the exacting demands of multinational corporations.
Lucy has over 10 years of clinical experience, working successfully with adults presenting with anxiety, panic attacks, work-related stress, childhood and domestic abuse, depression, chronic pain, relationship issues, gender dysphoria, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and grief across a wide range of services including the NHS, university, private and third sector.
RESEARCH CENTRES & GROUPS
Lucy is a Clinical tutor and Module Leader for the research components of the Prof Doc Counselling Psychology course.
She teaches across all modules on the Doctorate and is a research supervisor.
- Counselling Psychologist private practice
- External examiner for CoP Doctoral students.