Biography

Judith is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Academic Tutor on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme.  She holds an Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist post in Paediatric Psychology at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.  Her clinical, academic and research expertise is in paediatric psychology, with an interest in paediatric allergy.

Judith first developed a broad interest in clinical psychology while studying a BSc. in Biological Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, where she was awarded the Keasbey Memorial Foundation Prize for academic achievement. Following graduation, she joined a clinical research team investigating sources of staff stress and satisfaction in NHS and social service residential care settings.  She completed clinical training at the University of Leeds, where she was awarded the James Mencher Research Prize for her thesis on autobiographical memory in chronic pain.  Since qualifying in 1992, Judith has worked in clinical psychology services in Norfolk and New Zealand. 

Clinically, she has a breadth of experience, having worked as a member of multi-disciplinary paediatric cystic fibrosis, oncology and diabetes teams.  Within her general paediatric practice, she has experience of the psychological aspects of allergy, pain, medically unexplained symptoms and palliative care.  Judith has been Clinical Paediatric Psychology Lead for an out-patient and in-patient service for children and their families at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn.  She was also Clinical Audit Lead for Clinical Health Psychology in the Trust. Judith now holds an Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist position in Paediatrics at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. 

Academically, Judith worked as an Associate Lecturer for the Open University in Cambridge from 2007-2008, delivering an Exploring Psychology module to adult distance learners. Following this, she became an Associate Tutor at UEA, providing teaching on paediatric psychology to trainee clinical psychologists. In 2013, she joined the Clinical Tutor team and became SRP Tutor on the UEA ClinPsyD course.  In this role, she developed engagement opportunities between UEA and NHS providers in the East of England, co-ordinating the provision of service evaluation projects carried out by trainee clincial psychologists in the NHS. Judith was appointed as a Clinical Lecturer and Academic Tutor on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme in 2014.  She was awarded Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in 2015.  Judith became a Clinical Senior Lecturer in 2016 and is the Curriculum Lead for Clinical Psychology.

Career History

Clinical Senior Lecturer, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme, University of East Anglia (2016 onwards)

Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Paediatrics, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge (2015 onwards)

Clinical Lecturer, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme, UEA (2014-16)

Clinical Tutor, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme, UEA (2013-2014)

Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn (2007-2014)

Associate Tutor, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme, UEA (2008-2013)

Associate Lecturer, Open University, Cambridge (2007-2008)

Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Norwich (1997-2001)

Clinical Psychologist, Norfolk Mental Health Care Trust, Norwich (1996)

Clinical Psychologist, Child and Family Specialist Service, Christchurch, New Zealand (1995)

Clinical Psychologist, Adult Mental Health, Norwich (1992-1994)

Trainee Clinical Psychologist, University of Leeds/Yorkshire Health Authority (1990-1992)

Research/Assistant Psychologist, Meanwood Park Hospital, Leeds (1989-1990)

Academic Background

Qualifications

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice, University of East Anglia, 2016

Chartered Clinical Psychologist, British Psychological Society, 1994
MSc. Clinical Psychology, University of Leeds, 1992
BSc. Biological Sciences, Honours Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 1989                                                 

Prizes

Research Prize, University of Leeds, 1992
Academic Prize, University of Edinburgh, 1989

All Publications

Young, J., Minshall, E.

(2016)

Accessing psychological services for children with allergy and theirfamilies: a survey of clinician views and experience,

in Clinical & Experimental Allergy

46

(12)

article no. P.141

pp. 1673

Full Text

(Abstract)

(Published)


Young, J., Minshall, E.

(2016)

Accessing psychological services for children with allergy and their families: A survey of clinician views and experience,

(Poster)

(Published)


Wells, E., Coker, S., Peck, D., Deiros Collado, M., Young, J.

(2016)

Executive Functioning in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: Are Executive Function and Self Management Related?,

(Poster)

(Published)


Maidment, M., Deiros Collado, M., Young, J.

(2015)

Experiences of psychological therapy within an outpatient paediatric diabetes clinic: young people's perspectives on what helps,

(Poster)

(Published)


Prince, E., Coker, S., Mastroyannopoulou, K., Adlam, A., Young, J.

(2015)

Emotional distress in children treated for cancer,

(Poster)

(Published)


Prince, E., Young, J., Mastroyannopoulou, K., Adlam, A., Coker, S.

(2015)

Neurocognitive late effects in children treated for brain tumours and leukaemia without radiotherapy,

(Poster)

(Published)


Vines, E., Conniff, H., Young, J.

(2015)

Videoconferencing in the provision of a paediatric psychology service: a pilot study to investigate the views and experiences of children with cystic fibrosis and their parents,

(Poster)

(Published)


O'Curry, S., Blake, H., Bradley, C., Chilton, R., Cropper, J., Deiros Collado, M., Derisley, J., Hooke, N., O'Sullivan, J., Semple, C., Shaban, C., Sketchley, C., Speight, J., Young, J.

(2015)

Diabetes in Children and Young People: British Psychological Society Response to the NICE Consultation,

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Young, J.

(2014)

Developing a clinical health psychology audit programme in an NHS Foundation Trust Hospital: Putting the Society's leadership framework into action.,

in Clinical Psychology Forum

(253)

pp. 28-31

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Young, J., Fanselow-Brown, P.

(1996)

Cognitive behaviour therapy for anxiety: Practical tips for using it with children,

in Clinical Psychology Forum

91

pp. 19-21

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Wright, J., Morley, S.

(1995)

Autobiographical Memory and Chronic Pain,

in British Journal of Clinical Psychology

34

(2)

pp. 255-265

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Potts, M., Halliday, S., Plimley, C., Wright, J., Cuthbertson, A.

(1995)

Staff stress and satisfaction in small staffed houses in the community: 2,

in British Journal of Nursing

4

(9)

pp. 495-501

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Potts, M., Halliday, S., Plimley, C., Wright, J., Cuthbertson, A.

(1994)

Staff stress and satisfaction in small staffed houses in the community: 1,

in British Journal of Nursing

4

(8)

pp. 452-458

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Halliday, S., Potts, M., Howard, A., Wright, J.

(1992)

Caring for People with Severe Learning Difficulties in Ordinary Houses,

in Journal of the British Institute of Mental Handicap (APEX)

20

(4)

pp. 137-143

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Wright, J., Deary, I., Geissler, P.

(1991)

Depression, hassles and somatic symptoms in mandibular dysfunction syndrome patients,

in Journal of Dentistry

19

(6)

pp. 352-356

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Key Research Interests

Judith's main research interests are in the area of paediatric psychology including:

  • psychological aspects of paediatric allergy
  • chronic illness in childhood and adolescence
  • post traumatic stress in paediatric settings
  • evidence based and evidence informed psychological interventions for children, parents and families

Teaching Interests

Judith teaches on the postgraduate Doctorate Programme in Clinical Psychology, with specific interests in: clinical health psychology; paediatric psychology; evidence based psychological approaches to managing medical procedures in children; creative approaches to working therapeutically with children and clinically relevant research, service evaluation and clinical audit. She is a ClinPsyD doctoral thesis research supervisor and an advisor to trainee clinical psychologists.

Postgraduate Research Student Supervision

Paediatric Clinical Psychology

Supervision of current and recent doctorate in clincial psychology research theses include:

  • Psychological aspects of paediatric allergy
  • Post traumatic stress and anxiety in paediatrics
  • Psychological aspects of paediatric gastoenterology
  • Psychology aspects of adolescent / young adulthood cleft lip and palate
  • Paediatric oncology: neuropsychological and emotional consequences of cancer in childhood
  • Adolescent experience of segregation in cystic fibrosis 
  • Executive functioning and adherence in adolescent diabetes

Teaching Activities

  • Academic Tutor for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Training Programme Curriculum (2014 to date)
  • SRP Tutor on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychgology Training Programme (2013 to 2016) providing teaching to Trainee Clinical Psychologists, Programme Staff and NHS Clinical Supervisors on the SRP project, service evaluation and clinical audit collaborations between the NHS and UEA
  • Teaching on: the Clinical Health Psychology Module (2008 to date); Research Module, Core Clinical Psychology Module and Child and Young Person Module (2013 to date); Evidence and Values Based Practice Modules (2016 to date)
  • Joint Module Organiser: Clinical Health Psychology (2013-15); Systemic Therapy (2013-2014); Evidence and Values Based Practice 2 (2016 to date)
  • Invited Speaker on Paediatric Psychology; Research in Clinical Practice; Evidence Based Psychological Approaches to Managing Distressing Medical Procedures in Children and Creative Approaches to Working Therapeutically with Children
  • Research Supervisor for ClinPsyD Doctorate Theses (2013 to date)
  • Advisor for ClinPsyD Trainee Clinical Psychologists (2013 to date)

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

Awarded Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (2015)

Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Department of Paediatrics, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge (2015 to date)

International Representative on the BPS National Paediatric Psychology Network (PPN-UK) Committee (2015 to date)

PPN-UK Representative on the American Psychological Associtaion (APA) Div 54 Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP) International Committee (2015 to date)

UEA Representative on the East of England Division of Clinical Psychology Committee (2013-15)

Associate Fellow of the British Psychologcial Society in recognition of experience and contribution to the field of psychology (AFBPsS) 

James Mencher Research Prize, University of Leeds 

Keasbey Memorial Foundation Academic Prize, University of Edinburgh

Professional Activities

  • Registered Psychologist Practitioner, Health Care and Professional Council  
  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist, British Psychological Society (CPsychol)
  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS) 
  • Registered Applied Psychology Practice Supervisor, British Psychology Society (RAPPs)
  • Membership of Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology (GTiCP)
  • Membership of: British Psychological Society (BPS); Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP); Faculty of Children and Young People (FCYP); Paediatric Psychology Network (PPN); American Psychological Association Society of Paediatric Psychology (APA Div 54 SPP); British Association for Behaviour and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP); Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH); British Society Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI)

Key Responsibilities

Academic Tutor on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme (2014 to date)

Disability Liaison Officer for Postgraduate Students (DLO-PG MED) across the School of Medicine (2015 to date)

Chair of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme Curriculum Committee (2015 to date)

Member of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme Joint Training Committee (2014 to date)

Member of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme Executive Committee and Exam Board (2015 to date)

Service Related Project (SRP) Tutor on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme (2013 to 2016)

Enterprise and Engagement Activities

Clinical Research Lead, as an Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist, I Chair a Research In Clinical Practice Group facilitating engagement for trainee clinical psychology applied research in NHS settings (2015 to date)

Engagement Lead of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme Trainee UEA-NHS Service Related Project (SRP) service evaluation, clinical audit and small scale research projects across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (2013 to 2016)

UEA Representative on the East of England Division of Clinical Psychology Committee (2013-15)