Staff Profile


Dr Rachel Terry

Clinical and Academic Tutor

School: School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology

Campus: Salomons

Tel: 01227 927108

Profile summary

I am a Clinical and Academic Tutor on the Doctoral Training Programme in Clinical Psychology, run by the Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology at the Salomons campus.

I hold a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and I am registered with the Health Professions Council as a Clinical Psychologist. I am a member of the Division of Clinical Psychology and the wider British Psychological Society. I am also a member of the national ‘Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology’. In 2009 I completed a Post-graduate Diploma in ‘CBT for Psychosis’ at the Institute of Psychiatry.

Prior to taking up the post at Canterbury Christ Church University, I worked as a clinical psychologist in forensic mental health settings in the NHS.

My academic interests include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Offender Mental Health and Rehabilitation, and Psychosis.

Research and knowledge exchange

I am involved in the supervision of clinical psychology trainees' Major Research Projects (MRPS) and I am currently supervising projects in the area of forensic mental health

Teaching and subject expertise

I currently co-ordinate teaching on ‘Cognitive Behaviour Therapy’ and ‘Public Sector Organisations’ for the Doctoral Training in Clinical psychology. I am also involved in facilitating workshops around clinical skills, ethical practise and integrating therapeutic models.  

As a qualified clinical psychologist, I am a member of the British Psychological Society and Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

I am also a member of the Higher Education Academy.

Publications and research outputs

Young, S., Gudjonsson, G., Terry, R. (2006). The development of a forensic clinical psychology service in a community mental health team, The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 17 (4), 626-635.

Terry, R., Shepherd, M., Simonds, L. & Sperlinger, D. (2007). An initial investigation into clients referred to a Primary Care Psychology and Counselling Service with CORE scores falling below the clinical cut-off, Clinical Psychology Forum, 176, Aug 2007.

Young, S., Gudjonsson, G., Terry, R., Bramham, J. (2008) Victim Empathy Response Assessment (‘VERA’). The validation of a new measure for forensic patients, The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 19 (2), 191-204.

Terry, R., Gudjonsson, G., Young, S. (2009). Psychometric properties and validity of the ‘Victim Empathy Response Assessment’ (VERA) in a community adult male sample. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 20 (5), pp. 752-768.

Gudjonsson, G., Savona, C., Green, T. & Terry, R. (2011). The recovery approach to the care of mentally disordered patients. Does it predict treatment engagement and positive social behaviour beyond quality of life? Personality and Individual Differences, 51(8), pp. 899–903.

Cooper, H., Terry, R., & Gudjonsson, G. (2011). Bullying behaviour among mentally disordered patients in a medium secure hospital environment and the relationship between bullying attitudes and violent cognitive style. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology. Vol.22(1), Feb 2011, pp. 126-137.

Young, S., Gudjonsson, G., Morris, R., Carter, P. & Terry, R., (2012). Simulation of risk-taking and it relationship with personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 53 (3), pp. 294-299.


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