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Sarah Jane Besser

Sarah Jane Besser


 PhD Health Psychology, King’s College London, 2014

MSc Health Psychology, University College London, 2009

NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care, Thames Valley University, 2007

BSc (Hons) Psychology, The University of Manchester, 2005


I currently work as a researcher on a number of different research programmes. One involves looking at a new therapy called ‘mentalization-based treatment’ for children who are in foster care. I am also employed as a ‘walking coach’ on a project aiming to help people to walk more after suffering a stroke. My clinical interests include: pain management, illness perceptions, adherence to medication, anxiety, depression, and promoting healthy behaviours.


I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, walking and playing netball.