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Adam Ottley-Porter

Lecturer - Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing
Psychology MA (Hons), PGCert in Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing
Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 - 17:00

Academic and research departments

School of Psychology.


University roles and responsibilities

  • Module 1 Lead on APPW Course
  • Personal Tutor on APPW Course

    My qualifications

    2:1 (MA) Psychology
    University of Dundee
    PG Cert in Advanced Practice In Psychological Wellbeing
    University of Surrey

    Previous roles

    2019 - present
    Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
    Working in an NHS talking therapies service delivering treatment interventions and assessments for those experiencing mild to moderate anxiety and depression.
    2018 - 2019
    Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
    2016 - 2018
    Assistant Psychologist in multiple roles across NHS Learning Disability services. This included a wide range of tasks including but not limited to improving standards of practice and paperwork across NHS care homes for LD, assessing dementia, developing programmes with individuals and their support networks to manage their mental health and wellbeing, including Positive Behaviour Support plans. Running adapted pscyho-educational groups.

    Affiliations and memberships

    British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP)
    Registered Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (00001011179)
    British Psychological Society
    Graduate Member


    In the media

    Baby Loss Story - We were grateful to love and continue to love him so completely.
    Author of blog piece, reflecting on the experience of losing my son in stillbirth at 41 weeks.
    Tommy's (Pregnancy Charity)
    Baby Loss Story - Do you have any other children?
    Author of blog piece, reflecting on being asked about your children following baby loss.
    Tommy's (Pregnancy Charity)