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Katherine Finlay

Katherine Finlay

Admissions Tutor (Undergraduate Psychology)

Areas of interest

  • Health Psychology
  • Management of chronic health conditions, with special interests in chronic pain, spinal cord injury and recurrent urinary tract infection
  • Health behaviour change and health psychology intervention design
  • Music Psychology in health


Evidence-based treatments across the lifespan; Behaviour change, Clinical/Health Placements, BSc, MSc and PhD research supervision. 

Research centres and groups

  • Managing Chronic Health Conditions Research Group
  • Pain Laboratory
  • Brain, Emotion and Cognition Lab (

Academic qualifications

  • Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol)
  • PhD (University of Edinburgh) Pain Management
  • MSc (Derby University) Health Psychology
  • PCTHE (Oxford Brookes University) Teaching in Higher Education
  • PGDip (Bucks New University) Graduate Conversion to Psychology
  • MSc (Keele University) Music Psychology
  • MA (Cambridge University)
  • BA(Hons) (Cambridge University) Music


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