Clinical Psychology

Research groups

Learn more about research groups in Clinical and Health Psychology

Mindfulness, Values, and Third Wave Approaches

Exploring the role of mindfulness, values-directed living, and third wave approaches in health and mental health conditions

Eating Disorders and Behaviours

This programme of research explores body image, disordered eating and eating disorders, in both clinical groups and in the general population.

Neurocognitive Psychology

Exploring neuropsychology in the context of clinical, health, forensic and cross-cultural psychology


LAACLab is a group for students and staff, researchers and practitioners interested in the lives and experiences of care-experienced young people.

Nature Connection Research Group

Evaluating the benefits of differing types of nature engagement and aiming to facilitate community-based projects that enhance nature connection

Trauma, Adversity and Relationships Group

This group is focused on the impact of adversity and trauma on the wellbeing, life chances and mental health of children, adolescents and adults

Fetal Alcohol Advisory Support and Training (FAAST) Team

FAAST is a team of experts with a national remit to provide and facilitate training, consultation and research in order to enhance the capacity, knowledge and confidence of Scotland's health and social care workforce in their work with those affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).

Road to Recovery

Understanding the impact of COVID and recovery phases on children and young people with Intellectual Disabilities and their families

Contextual Mental Health Group

Contextual Mental Health (CMH) Group brings together researchers interested in contextual factors in mental health. Our research includes empirical and intervention studies with digital mobile devices.