Dr Allan Laville
Applied Psychology (Clinical)
University Teaching Fellow (awarded June 2020)
Module Convenor (PY3EAA1, PY3TRT1, PY3VEC1, PY30PL)
Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Deputy Co-Chair of British Psychological Society Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Training Committee
Winner of the 2019 RUSU Award for Diverse and Inclusive Teaching Excellence
Member of BPS Presidential Taskforce for Diversity and Inclusion
Areas of Interest
Reality-status judgments in typically developing children and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Low-intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy [Improving Access to Psychological Therapies]
LGBT and mental health
Undergraduate: PY3EAA1, PY3TRT1, PY3VEC1, PY30PL
Postgraduate: PYMVEC, Project supervision for PY4PR
BSc (Hons) Psychology, Surrey; MSc Developmental Psychopathology, Reading; PG (Cert) Low Intensity Psychological Interventions, Surrey; PG (Cert) Academic Practice, Reading; PhD Psychology, Reading; PG (Cert) Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments, Reading; Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy (SFHEA); Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society (CPsychol); Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)
BPS DARTP & OUP Runner-Up Higher Education Psychology Teacher of the Year 2020: http://fdslive.oup.com/www.oup.com/academic/pdf/he/ALaville_HEPTOTY20.pdf
Research groups / Centres
Language and Cognition
Clinical Practice Resources
Cocks, L., Jonas, K., and Laville, A (2019). Exploring LGBT mental health and recommendations for clinical practice. CBT Today, 47(3), 10-11.
Laville, A. (2017). The importance of data collection, signposting and 'appropriate' awareness in working with sexual orientation. CBT Today, 45(4), 14-15.
Laville, A. (2013). Diversity matters. CBT Today, 41(2), 15.
Published T&L Case Studies
Laville, A., and Adams, L. (2020). Considering wellbeing within the placement module assessment. Teaching and Learning Exchange, CQSD: University of Reading: https://sites.reading.ac.uk/t-and-l-exchange/2020/06/10/considering-wellbeing-within-the-placement-module-assessment/
Laville, A., and Field, C. (2020). Developing psychoeducational materials for individuals with learning disabilities. Teaching and Learning Exchange, CQSD: University of Reading: https://sites.reading.ac.uk/t-and-l-exchange/2020/05/04/developing-psychoeducational-materials-for-individuals-with-learning-disabilities/
Abdulsattar, Z., Wiehe, T., and Laville, A. (2020). Using Psychological Techniques to get the most out of your Feedback. Teaching and Learning Exchange, CQSD: University of Reading:
Laville, A., Chessell, C., and Wiehe, T. (2020). Developing and embedding electronic assessment overviews. Teaching and Learning Exchange, CQSD: University of Reading:
Laville, A. (2019). Developing Diversity and Inclusion teaching: The importance of D&I and Ethical Practice. Teaching and Learning Exchange, CQSD: University of Reading:
Laville, A. (2019). Developing diversity and inclusion teaching: Sexuality. Teaching and Learning Exchange, CQSD: University of Reading:
Laville, A. (2019). Developing innovative teaching: The importance of reflective practice. Teaching and Learning Exchange, CQSD: University of Reading:
- Laville, A. (2020) Developing sexual diversity teaching for the psychological workforce. Psychology Teaching Review. ISSN 0965-948X (In Press)
- Laville, A., Field, C. and Hart, L. (2020) Improving the Higher Education experience for LGBT+ students: key recommendations and reflections on a partnership. Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education. ISSN 2381-4268 (In Press)
- Laville, A. (2017) What influences our ability to make fantasy-reality judgments? PhD thesis, University of Reading.