Research and Community Engagement
We have a strong national and international reputation as a major centre for research from combined perspectives of health and social science. Our engagement with the local community is of high importance to our school and it informs our research.
The research interests of the Clinical and Health Psychology department include national and international collaborations, with many projects involving NHS partnerships.
Counselling Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences
Counselling, Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences has a long standing commitment to original empirical and theoretical research that engages critically with the practices of counselling and psychotherapy.
We offer a lively research environment that has a mix of interests and methods, we engage in innovative social science research which aims to improve patient and family experiences, develop practice and enhance nurse education through empirical and conceptual research.
Hope Park Counselling Centre
We offer counselling to individuals over the age of sixteen living in the Edinburgh area.
Ethics policy and procedures
All research executed under the auspices of the School of Health in Social Science (SHSS) must have undergone formal ethical review within the UK, prior to commencing data collection.