Psychology Staff

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  • Dr Keeley Abbott

    Associate Professor

    Dr Keeley Abbott  career to date has been characterised by an interest and awareness around issues related to equality, diversity and inclusivity. This is based on her research focus related to sexualities, sexual health and sex education.

  • Dr Nazli Akay

    Lecturer in Psychology

    Dr Akay is a developmental psychologist with a background in clinical psychology. She is mainly interested in parenting, family dynamics and child well-being/psychopathology. Dr Akay currently serves as a Student and Early Career Council member and International Affairs Committee member at the Society for Research in Child...

  • Dr Athfar Akhtar

    Associate Professor in Applied Psychology

    Prior to coming to BCU, Athfah Akhtar was a researcher working alongside clinicians in primary and secondary mental health services for 7 years. Her PhD was on an area within occupational psychology, specifically well-being in Trainee Teachers.

  • Dr Jones Akosah


    Dr Jones Akosah is a Lecturer in Psychology at Birmingham City University. Akosah believes that several people in the world are living with hurts. He is, therefore, inclined to forgiveness therapy to bring healing to this hurting world. He has rich experience in teaching at the higher education level. He researches into...

  • Luc Alving-Jessep

    Senior Psychology Technician

    Luc left the Netherlands to come to the UK in 2016. He started his undergraduate degree at BCU in 2018 as one of the first foundation students and graduated in BSc Psychology (Hons) in 2022. Luc has always been interested in neuroimaging and how this applies to the psyche. He was able to apply this to his Master’s in...

  • Dr Nkansah Anakwah

    Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

    Dr Anakwah is a lecturer in forensic psychology with specialty in legal psychology. He completed a Dual Award Ph.D. in legal Psychology at the University of Portsmouth and Maastricht University, as part of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programme, The House of Legal Psychology.

  • Kirsten Antoncich

    Senior Lecturer and Course Leader

    Kirsten initially trained in Psychology, moving into education with children displaying complex and challenging needs. After retraining in Integrative Psychotherapy Kirsten worked within various sectors such as the NHS, Adoption Support Services and the Education Sector. Kirsten has sat on various safeguarding working groups...

  • Dr Anusnighda

    Lecturer in Psychology

    Anusnigdha is a psychoanalytically oriented researcher with a socio-constructivist perspective, focusing on the interdisciplinary nature of understanding development. Specifically, Anusnigdha’s research interests include: (a) the socio-cultural influences on child and adolescent development, with an emphasis on sexuality and...

  • Dr Ivana Babicova

    Lecturer in Psychology

    Dr  Ivana Babicova is a lecturer in Psychology, with particular interests in dementia, observational pain assessment, wellbeing and positive psychology.

  • Fiona Brook

    Lecturer in Counselling

    Fiona is the Deputy Course Lead for the BSc Psychology and Counselling programme. She is a BACP registered and UKCP accredited psychotherapist/counsellor. She has been in practice since 2017 and has worked as a lecturer in counselling since 2021. Alongside her work as a lecturer at BCU Fiona also runs her own private...

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