Dr Biza Stenfert Kroese BSc MSc PhD

Dr Biza Stenfert Kroese

School of Psychology
Associate Professor and Consultant Clinical Psychologist

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University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

I have been a member of staff in the School of Psychology since 1988 and have combined my academic post with clinical psychology practice and managerial responsibilities in the NHS.


BSc, MSc, PhD


  • Born 1954 in the Netherlands
  • Move to Britain in 1972
  • Undergraduate psychology studies in London 1974-1977
  • Postgraduate studies and research fellowship in psychophysiology in Southampton 1977-1982
  • Clinical psychology training in Manchester 1982-1984
  • Clinical psychology NHS posts in Trafford and Salford 1984-1988
  • Joint appointment lecturer / senior psychologist Birmingham University and Dudley NHS 1988
    o NHS consultant post 1991
    o Senior lecturer appointment 1994
  • NHS consultant and management appointment Shropshire 2001
  • Retired from NHS 2009, continued Birmingham University post and started private clinical practice and consultancy service
  • Director CPD ClinPsych D appointment 2010-present
  • Qualified as in Expert Witness for Family Courts, Cardiff University Law School 2011


LD module for Clin PsychD doctoral course


Learning Disabilities (LD): parents with LD, CBT and LD, mental health and LD

Other activities

External examiner for Dublin and Glasgow Universities ClinPsychD courses


Regular publications reporting on the research topics listed above in peer reviewed journals and two co-edited books (challenging behaviour and LD and CBT and LD)

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