Matt is an Assistant Professor of Mental Health and Psychological Therapies, in the School of Health Sciences.
Matt provides teaching, tutorial support and research supervision, working primarily with students and colleagues involved in the undergraduate and postgraduate mental health nursing courses and the MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT).
Matt joined the School of Health Sciences in 2021, after previously working at Nottingham Trent University, the School of Community Health Sciences, the School of Medicine and local NHS services.
Matt is a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Person-Centred Counsellor and maintains clinical practice as a psychological therapist working in a local NHS primary care mental health service. In previous clinical roles, Matt has worked across a broad spectrum of NHS mental health services; including primary care psychological therapies, psychosocial rehabilitation, continuing care, community forensic and specialist psychological trauma services.
Matt has also worked in research roles. As a Clinical Studies Officer with NIHR Mental Health Research Network, Matt previously assisted national and international research studies to gain ethical and research governance approvals, to recruit participants, and to disseminate results within NHS services. Matt also worked as a research associate within NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands, on the return to work after stroke study, and undertook temporary research roles supporting the Cochrane Schizophrenia, and Forensic mental health research group within the Division of Psychiatry.