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Liza joined Strathclyde University, part time, in 2017. She leads the Professional Practice class as part of the team delivering the Clinical Health Psychology MSc. She is a Chartered (BPS) and Registered (HCPC) Counselling Psychologist with a strong background in research. Liza gained her PhD in visual perception/cognition at Glasgow University, in 2003, under the supervision of Prof Schyns. Following which she qualified as Clinical Associate of Applied Psychology (CAAP) on the Stirling / Dundee University course (in 2006) and she was employed by NHS Fife's Psychology Department for over ten years as a CAAP. During this time, Liza provided psychological therapy, including CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and IPT (Interpersonal Psychotherapy) to adults presenting in Primary Care with a variety of mental health difficulties. Liza also contributed to various service developments including a Self Esteem Group for Women and a Cultural Prescribing Initiative. Latterly, she completed the British Psychological Society's Qualification in Counselling Psychology (QCoP) via their independent route, qualifying as a Counselling Psychologist in 2015. Currently, Liza offers psychological therapy and clinical supervision in Private Practice. Her current research interest is promoting Psychologically Informed Medicine (PIM) and includes using a Polyvagal lens to better understand the psychosocial impact of living with a heart condition from birth, the impact of patient clothing on wellbeing and recovery and using PIM to prevent medical trauma.
Health Professional Alliance Member, British Heart Foundation BHF2016 → …
Scottish Campaign Manager (voluntary), The Somerville FoundationNov 2012 → …
Research Output per year
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Baring all: The impact of the hospital gown on recovery and wellbeing for adults living with a heart condition from birthMorton, L., Cogan, N. & Emmanouil (Manos), G., 3 Sep 2019. 1 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Abstract
Elizabeth Morton (Recipient), 2012
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
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