Dr Gill Allen

Senior Lecturer

Applied Health & Social Care, Faculty of Health & Social Care

Health and Social Care

Research Interests:
Shared decision making for people with severe mental ilness, Recruitment of ethnic minorities into psychiatric research, Joint crisis planning interventions

PhD, CPsychol AFBPsS, MSc Forensic Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychology, PGCTHE


Gill is a chartered Psychologist who lectures across the Applied Health and Social Care degree portfolio and provides psychological teaching input into continued professional development modules within the Faculty of Health and Social Care. Her main teaching input is on the BSc(Hons) Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour programme. Prior to employment at Edge Hill University, Gill worked within the prison service (both male Category B and Category C prisons), providing psychological services to offenders and she held the position of treatment manager of an offending behaviour treatment programme. Gill also has experience working within youth offending services and alongside forensic community mental health teams. More recently Gill has completed a PhD at the University of Manchestermore...

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