profile placeholder

Dr Trishna Patel

Senior Lecturer

Clinical Psychology

Department of Professional Psychology , School Of Psychology

In her Research Director role, Trishna leads the research strand of the Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. The research curriculum aims to give priority to the ways in which knowledge is generated and justified by providing a good grounding in philosophy of science, moral and ethical reasoning and approaches to evaluation.


  • Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych)

Areas Of Interest

  • Transdiagnostic and transtheoretical approaches to conceptualising and reducing psychological distress
  • Perceptual Control Theory and Method of Levels Therapy
  • Mechanisms of change during therapy
  • Epistemology, methodology and ethics in research and practice