People

Academic staff

The Centre for Applied Psychology brings together forensic, clinical and research psychologists who support a broad range of teaching programmes and research projects.

Professor Jessica Woodhams

Professor Jessica Woodhams

Professor of Forensic Psychology
Head of Research

School of Psychology

Jessica is a chartered psychologist and an HCPC registered forensic psychologist. She is the School of Psychology’s Head of Research. Her primary areas of research are policing and sexual offending and much of her research is co-produced with practitioners from UK and international policing and law enforcement. She is the founder of the international academic-practitioner C-LINK ...

Dr Artur Brzozowski

Dr Artur Brzozowski

Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Brzozowski’s workload is currently split between two programs, these are the Forensic Psychology Doctorate Practice and the BSc in Psychology. He is supporting the delivery of various research methods and forensic modules on the two programs. His primary research interest are focused on the underlying mechanisms of aggressive behaviour and self-regulatory mechanisms.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7223
Email
a.z.brzozowski@bham.ac.uk

Dr Melissa Colloff

Dr Melissa Colloff

Assistant Professor in Forensic Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Melissa Colloff conducts research on applied memory and cognition. Melissa mainly uses research and statistical modelling techniques from basic psychology to investigate memory and decision-making in the legal system. Melissa is interested in both theoretical and applied aspects.

https://www.melissacolloff.com/

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4925
Email
m.colloff@bham.ac.uk

Professor Alex Copello

Professor Alex Copello

Honorary Professor of Addiction Research/Consultant Clinical Psychologist

School of Psychology

Professor Copello's research has led to major impacts on addiction treatment in the UK in recent years. He was Principal Investigator in the MRC funded UK Alcohol Treatment Trial, the largest trial of alcohol treatments conducted in the UK that informs effective and cost effective delivery of psychosocial interventions for alcohol problems. He led the development of a social and family ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7414
Email
a.g.copello@bham.ac.uk

Dr Michelle Fisher

Clinical Director

School of Psychology

Dr Michelle Fisher is the Clinical Director for the Clinical Psychology Doctorate Course.  She has worked as Clinical Director since 2012 and prior to this she was a Clinical Tutor since 2004.  She qualified in 2000 from the Birmingham Clinical Psychology Doctorate Course and has a background in working in adult mental health.

Email
m.fisher.1@bham.ac.uk

Professor Heather D. Flowe

Professor Heather D. Flowe

Professor of Psychology

Professor Heather Flowe’s research is centered on understanding episodic memory, particularly witness memory retrieval processes, using both experimental and applied approaches. She develops memory enhancing, broad reach, low-cost procedures that are integrated into legal systems around the world, such as VR 3D Interactive lineups.

Heather is the Director of Global Engagement for the ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4925
Email
h.flowe@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Fox

Dr Andrew Fox

Assistant Professor in Psychology
Research Tutor
Clinical Psychologist

School of Psychology

Dr Andy Fox is a clinical psychologist specialising in complex and enduring mental health needs, particularly psychosis. Much of his work involves developing an understanding of the social-psychological factors important in complex mental health difficulties and trying to work out what to do about them to improve people's well-being.

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4312-7453

Email
a.p.fox@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ruth Howard

Dr Ruth Howard

Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology

I am an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology and within that role I am Admissions Tutor for the ClinPsyD Programme.  My areas of interest in research and teaching fall within the broad area of health psychology, focusing specifically on coeliac disease, cancer and end of life care.   

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 4921 /+44 (0) 121 414 4915
Email
r.a.howard.20@bham.ac.uk

Dr Elizabeth Kent

Dr Elizabeth Kent

Associate Professor
Clinical Tutor and Overseas Selection Tutor

School of Psychology

Elizabeth has worked as a Clinical Tutor on the Clinical Psychology course since 2009, which includes liaison with placement providers within the NHS and third sector, organizing placements, training supervisors and working to resolve any difficulties if they occur. In addition Elizabeth is involved in coordinating the Systemic and Learning Disabilities sub-courses and has lead the admissions ...

Email
e.kent.1@bham.ac.uk

Monica Lloyd

Associate Professor in Forensic Psychology

School of Psychology

Monica Lloyd is a chartered and HCPC registered forensic psychologist who joined the University on retirement from Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service. She set up and continues to teach on the combined forensic clinical psychology doctorate training course, which started in 2013 and now has 15 alumni. Her specialism is the Psychology of Terrorism, which developed from working with ...

Email
m.lloyd.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Teresa Jane Madurai

Clinical Tutor in Clinical Psychology
Msci Psychology and Psychological Practice Programme Lead

Teresa is a Clinical Psychologist specialising in working with children, young people and their families. She has a special interest in autism spectrum, pathological demand avoidance and chronic health conditions. As a clinical tutor on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme she oversees the personal and professional issues curriculum model and is involved in the child module teaching and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5615
Email
t.j.madurai@bham.ac.uk

Dr Caroline Oliver

Dr Caroline Oliver

Director of the Forensic Psychology Postgraduate Programmes
HCPC Registered Forensic Psychologist

School of Psychology

Dr Oliver is a BPS Chartered Psychologist and HCPC Registered Forensic Psychologist, and is Director of the Forensic Psychology Postgraduate Programmes at the University of Birmingham. Dr Oliver is also a part-time practitioner.

Telephone
0121 414 7215
Email
c.j.oliver@bham.ac.uk

Professor Chris Oliver

Professor Chris Oliver

Emeritus Professor of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

School of Psychology

Chris Oliver is Professor of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Director of the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders. His main research interests are behavioural, cognitive and emotional disorders in people with severe intellectual disability, genetic syndromes and autism spectrum conditions.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4909
Email
c.oliver@bham.ac.uk

Dr Theresa Powell

Dr Theresa Powell

Clinical Psychology Programme Director and Consultant Clinical Psychologist

School of Psychology

Theresa joined the Clinical Psychology Doctorate in May 2000.  Her main research interests are in the area of brain injury rehabilitation and include: factors affecting engagement in rehabilitation, compensatory memory strategies, outcome measurement and navigation/route learning in people with acquired brain injury.  Her clinical work is based at West Midlands Rehabilitation Service, ...

Telephone
0121 414 7124
Email
t.powell@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gerard Riley

Dr Gerard Riley

Associate Professor

School of Psychology

I am a Clinical Psychologist.  I work in neuropsychological rehabilitation, both in clinical practice and in research.  Research interests include family relationships in acquired brain injury and dementia, errorless learning, and the coping responses of those with an acquired brain injury (particularly self-identity).

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 44923
Email
g.a.riley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Melanie Snape

Dr Melanie Snape

Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in CBT

School of Psychology

Dr Melanie Snape has been teaching and supervising on the CBT Programme since its inception at the University of Birmingham in 2004. She currently contributes to CBT training and supervision across the school of Psychology.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7130
Email
m.snape@bham.ac.uk

Dr Zoe Stephenson

Dr Zoe Stephenson

Assistant Professor in Forensic Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Stephenson is a lecturer in Forensic Psychology for the Forensic Psychology Practice Doctorate (ForenPsyD) and the Continued Professional Development (CPD) programmes. Her research projects have focused on female offending, the rehabilitation of violent and sex offenders in the UK, youth offending, alternatives to accredited treatment programmes (e.g. applied theatre), and alternatives to ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4949
Email
z.m.e.stephenson@bham.ac.uk

 

Ms Christina Moreton, CPsychol, Forensic Psychologist

Forensic Tutor

Dr Anna Markam, CPsychol, Forensic Psychologist

Forensic Tutor