Lucy graduated from the University of Hull with a BSc in Psychology in 2007 followed by an MSc in Health Psychology from Coventry University in 2009. Following completion of her MSc, Lucy has worked in a variety of research roles and settings including as a research assistant (Coventry University), a clinical trials assistant (Scarborough General Hospital) and as a research trials coordinator (Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust). Lucy commenced a part-time PhD funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in October 2014 alongside continuing to work as a research trial coordinator within the NHS. Lucy is researching the use of computerised behavioural therapies for the treatment of young people with depression.
- BSc (Hons) Psychology
- MSc Health Psychology
Lucy's research interests lie in mental health research; computerised therapies and young people with emotional disorders.
- Computerised behavioural therapies for the treatment of young people with depression
- CITADEL (cCBT) - A feasibility study and pilot trial of computerised cognitive behaviour therapy for depression in adolescents. This is a randomised controlled trial that compares cCBT and treatment as usual against self-help websites and treatment as usual
- ASPECT Alleviating Specific Phobias Experienced by Children Trial. Trial coordinator. From July 2016 for 48 months, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme. Full title: A non-inferiority randomised controlled trial comparing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of one session treatment (OST) with multi-session cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in children with specific phobias. Lead applicant: Prof. Barry Wright, University of York & Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)