Dr Chris Higton

Chris' Profile

Job title

Teaching and Learning Technician

Academic qualifications

Msc Mental Health Psychology, Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology, BSc Hons Psychology

Job Role & Responsibilities

I am responsible for teaching the technical aspects of the undergraduate and postgraduate Psychology course.


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I am a chartered health psychologist and registered practitioner. I am a member of BPS Mathematical, Statistical & Computing Psychology Section, Male Psychology Section and Faculty of Addictions. 


I teach across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Psychology.

Research interests and scholarly activity

My primary research interests lie in the natural recovery from substance misuse disorders. Currently, I am engaged in research projects focused on the quality of life for individuals with Alopecia Areata.

External engagements

I have collaborated with various drug and alcohol charities, assisting in service development, evaluation, and training. My experience extends to numerous third- sector counselling organisations, the civil service, and the NHS.

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