Kerrie Lissack

Kerrie Lissack

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College: College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Discipline: Psychology
Department: Graduate School of Education
Research Centre/Unit: DEdPsych

I am a Trainee Educational Psychologist on the DEdPsych course. Previously, I have been a primary school teacher, a teacher of children with profound and multiple learning difficulties, and supported young people with Education, Health, and Care Plans in a post-16 setting. My academic interests include the impact of domestic abuse and coercive control on children's development, boys' mental health, empowering families from low socioeconomic backgrounds, and animal-assisted therapy in schools. 

I am currently completing my doctoral research on school attendance difficulties in secondary school aged children. 

"Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply"