The Department of Psychology has recently established the CREST (Centre for Research in Social and Psychological Transformation) Therapy and Research Clinic to help students and the local community with their mental health and to develop research into psychological therapies.
Posted: 6 April 2017
The clinic is run by a team of therapists and researchers, led by Jacqueline Hayes and Andrea Graf. It offers free psychological therapy to students at the University of Roehampton experiencing depression and also specialised group therapy for people in the local community for bereavement.
For students training in counselling, psychotherapy or counselling psychology, it also offers clinical placement opportunities to gain work experience with one-to-one supervision.
To find out more about the clinic visit the website.
The Centre for Research in Social and psychological Transformation (CREST) at the University of Roehampton is a centre of excellence in research in psychological therapies whose team includes leading figures in the field.
100% of the Department of Psychology research is rated 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' for its impact (REF 2014). The department offers an outstanding undergraduate Psychology and Counselling course, and Counselling Psychology postgraduate course.
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