The Tizard Centre

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    Professor Glynis Murphy
    Glynis Murphy studied PPP at Oxford University, where she obtained a first, and she then undertook her clinical psychology training at Birmingham University, where she was awarded the Crothalls prize. Following this, she was employed as a clinical psychologist in Hilda Lewis House at the Bethlem Royal Hospital and completed her PhD at the Institute of Psychiatry, London. Since that time, she has worked at the Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London; the Tizard Centre, University of Kent; and she was academic director on the DClinPsy course in Lancaster University.
  • Beckie Whelton
    Beckie Whelton is an experienced research assistant, working with both qualitative and quantitative approaches, in the field of learning disabilities. She joined the Tizard Centre in 2003 working with Professor Mansell and Dr Julie Beadle-Brown and worked on an evaluation of Person Centred Active Support (PCAS) training. The majority of her work has continued to be in this area as well as expanding into the areas of out-of-area placements, Adult protection and People with Profound and Multiple Disabilities.
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    Dr Peter Baker
    Peter Baker is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who until 2014 worked for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, where he was the Clinical Lead for Learning Disability & Challenging Behaviour.
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    Sarah Hedley Dray
    Sarah is a PhD student in Applied Psychology at the Tizard Centre. She uses the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis to reduce problematic behaviour and develop pupil skills. Her research focuses on the use of Activity Schedules to develop independent play skills in pupils diagnosed with autism and severe learning disabilities.

Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7LR

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Last Updated: 14/07/2015