Stacey Bissell

Stacey Bissell

School of Psychology
Doctoral Researcher

Contact details

Address
School of Psychology
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Stacey is a PhD student at the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders investigating problem behaviours in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). This research will focus on the presentation of problem behaviours in TSC based on caregiver reports, and includes a follow-up study investigating self-injury and aggression in children with TSC under four years of age. This PhD is funded by Cerebra and the Tuberous Sclerosis Association.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Birmingham 

MRes Clinical Psychology, University of Birmingham

Biography

Stacey graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2013, and conducted research at the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders as part of her MRes Clinical Psychology course in 2014. This research investigated the behavioural phenotype of Potocki-Lupski syndrome under the supervision of Professor Chris Oliver.

Doctoral research

PhD title
Problem behaviours in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Supervisor
Professor Chris Oliver

Research

Research interests
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Potocki-Lupski syndrome, behavioural phenotypes of neurodevelopmental disorders, problem behaviours associated with neurodevelopmental disorders, autism spectrum disorders. 

Other activities

Therapist in Reciprocal Imitation Training at the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders