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Lynn is Senior Lecturer in Psychology. She completed her PhD in Psychology at University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, Ireland, before moving to the UK to work at the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in 2013. Following this, Lynn held a Postdoctoral Research Worker post at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London. During her time at the IoPPN, Lynn worked as a researcher on a feasibility trial of open-access cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) workshops in schools for 16-18 year olds.


  • PhD in Psychology, University College Dublin
  • BA in Psychology, University College Dublin
  • PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Winchester

Teaching responsibilities

  • Module leader for Advanced Psychopathology and Clinical Psychology from the 2019-20 academic year.
  • Module leader for Health Psychology (year 3) for the 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years. 
  • Module Leader for Applied Psychological Skills for Career Development for the 2015-16 academic year (year 1)
  • Module Leader for Conducting Independent Psychological Research (year 2) for the 2016-17 academic year.
  • I have previously taught on Perspectives in Psychology (year 1); Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics (year 1); Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods (year 2).

Research interests: 

  • Youth mental health: mental health stigma; school-based interventions; mental health; help-seeking.
  • Research methods: qualitative and mixed methods research​


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