Liza Morton

Dr

  • United Kingdom

20012020

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Personal profile

Personal Statement

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. 

External positions

Health Professional Alliance Member, British Heart Foundation BHF

2016 → …

Scottish Campaign Manager (voluntary), The Somerville Foundation

Nov 2012 → …

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Projects

Trauma Training for the Rail Industry

Cogan, N. & Morton, L.

15/01/20 → …

Project: Knowledge Exchange (Training / Short Course)

Developing a Neuroception of Safety Scale

Morton, L. & Cogan, N.

31/10/1930/11/21

Project: Research - no external funding

Research Output

Baring all: the impact of the hospital gown on patient wellbeing

Morton, L., Cogan, N., Kornfält, S., Porter, Z. & Georgiadis, E., 20 Apr 2020, In : British Journal of Health Psychology. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Baring all: The impact of the hospital gown on recovery and wellbeing for adults living with a heart condition from birth

    Morton, L., Cogan, N. & Emmanouil (Manos), G., 3 Sep 2019. 1 p.

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    Prizes

    British Heart Foundation (UK) Health Professional Heart Hero

    Elizabeth Morton (Recipient), 2012

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Economic & Social Research Council Post Doctoral Fellowship

    Liza Morton (Recipient), 2003

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

    Activities

    Trauma and the Railway Industry

    Nicola Cogan (Organiser), Liza Morton (Organiser)
    1 May 20205 Jun 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Trauma and the Railway Industry

    Nicola Cogan (Organiser), Liza Morton (Organiser)
    15 Jan 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Impacts

    Scarred FOR Life, Photography Exhibition

    Liza Morton (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPublic understanding, information and debate, Culture and creativity, Quality of life and safety, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services

    Scottish Campaign Manager for The Somerville Foundation

    Liza Morton (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalHealth and welfare - new products, guidelines and services