Miss Bethan Cumber BSc, BNurs, PGDip

Bethan Cumber

School of Nursing and Midwifery
Teaching Fellow, Mental Health Nursing

Contact details

Institute of Clinical Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Bethan has recently started at the University of Birmingham as a Teaching Fellow in Mental Health Nursing. She is also a psychology graduate and registered mental health nurse and recently received her Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PGDip from the University of Derby.

Bethan is excited to be back at the university of Birmingham supporting with the development of future nurses after having such an enjoyable experience throughout her degrees at the university.


  • PGCHE, University of Birmingham, current.
  • High Intensity Children and Young People CBT (CYP IAPT HI CBT) PGDip, University of Derby, 2021.
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Mental Health, University of Birmingham, 2019.
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Birmingham, 2016. 


Following her psychology undergraduate degree and Bachelor of Mental Health Nursing, Bethan went on to work within child and adolescent inpatient services, where she worked supporting young people admitted to hospital for eating disorder treatment. Bethan then went on to work in community child and adolescent services during which time she completed her CBT PGDip and worked delivering High Intensity CBT to young people. She thoroughly enjoyed being involved in research developing materials for school teachers regarding youth mental health throughout her career in nursing. Bethan is now looking forward to the next steps of her career working at the university and having the opportunity to develop her teaching skills, be involved in research and supporting students with their clinical skills.



Research interests

Child and adolescent mental health services, trauma informed practice and early intervention in psychosis.

Current projects

Involved in editing a paper worked on with University of Birmingham and Sao Paulo regarding substance disorder treatment, trauma, violence and impulsiveness. 

Other activities

  • Tissue Viability Link Worker 2020
  • FMHNAUK Chair 2017

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