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Theresa Marrinan

Clinical Psychologist/Senior lecturer.

Clinic Role

  • providing clinical assessment and therapy interventions
  • contributing to the running and continued expansion of the clinic
  • contributing to the ongoing development of therapists working within the clinic 

Background experience 

  • qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 1992 (University of Leeds)
  • accredited CBT practitioner, having gained a postgraduate diploma in CBT from Durham University in 2004
  • over 25 years’ experience of delivering psychological therapies, developing mental health services and supervising and training mental health professionals.
  • joined Newcastle University in 2008, as the assistant course director for the Post Graduate Certificate in Low Intensity Psychological Therapies, and co-authored a bestselling textbook on low intensity CBT interventions. I also led a CBT module on the Masters in Clinical and Health Psychology programme, supervised on the high intensity IAPT programme, tutored on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme and worked as a therapist within the Newcastle Student Wellbeing Service
  • current role: I am clinical director and deputy programme director for the Newcastle Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme.

Specific interests 

  • generalised anxiety disorder
  • depression