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Emily McGlinchey, (PhD Researcher)

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  • 1 h-Index

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Dr Emily McGlinchey is currently working as a Research Fellow at the Stress Trauma and Related Conditions (STARC) Research Lab, based in the Psychology Department of Queen’s University (QUB). Emily is also a BPS accredited Low-Intensity CBT (LI-CBT) therapist with over 3 years of clinical experience working across a range of both statutory and non-statuary mental health services. Emily has a research interest in the area of applied mental health, particularly in the areas of trauma, internalising disorders (such as anxiety or depression) and emotional dysregulation. Emily is currently involved in a number of mental health research projects, such as the ‘Northern Ireland Veterans Health and Wellbeing Study’ (NIVHWS).

Emily completed an MSc in Applied Psychology and Psychological Therapies at Ulster University in 2015. More recently, Emily was awarded her PhD on the 9th of October 2019. This thesis was titled, ‘The role of emotional regulation in anxiety and depression symptom interplay and expression among school-aged females in Northern Ireland’. This project sought to use sophisticated statistical models to explore how symptoms of anxiety and depression are expressed among adolescents within the general population and unpack the complex mechanisms that underlie the frequent co-occurrence of these two phenomena, namely emotional dysregulation. Variable-centred, person-centered, and symptom-based statistical approaches were applied to data gathered by the PhD student as part of the project.

Emily has presented her work at several national and international conferences (as well as public impact events) and was awarded the Irish Association of Suicidology Award in October 2015 in relation to her work on adolescent self-harm. She has also published work in the area of adolescent mental health, specifically in relation to self-harm and the evaluation of resilience-based programs in school-based contexts.

In relation to teaching, Emily has been awarded the Associate Fellowship of the HEA. She also has completed B.P.S accredited Case Management Supervision Training in order to supervise trainee LI-CBT students on placement. Emily has experience teaching across several applied mental health undergraduate and postgraduate psychology modules. She currently teaches Forensic Psychology as part of the undergraduate psychology program at QUB.  

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Research Output

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Article

The Hopeful Minds programme: a mixed method evaluation of 10 school curriculum based, theoretically framed lessons to promote mental health and coping skills in 8-14 year olds.

Kirby, K., Lyons, A., Mallett, J., Goetzke, K., Dunne, M., Gibbons, W., Ní Chnáimhsí., Á., Ferguson, J., Harkin, T., McGlinchey, E., McAnee, G., Belfer, M. & Stark, K., 11 Nov 2019, In : Child Care in Practice.

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  • Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)