Dr Helen Egan

Reader in Health Psychology

School of Social Sciences
Email:
helen.egan@bcu.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)121 202 7794

Helen gained her PhD in Health Psychology becoming a Research Fellow in Mental Health in Primary Care and General Practice, and worked in the NHS before coming to BCU in 2011.

Currently a Reader in Health Psychology, research areas include the role of mindfulness, self-compassion and self-kindness on health and wellbeing, investigating barriers and facilitators of adherence to medical regimens in Cystic Fibrosis, in clinical Weight Management and Obesity and in students in higher education and impact on health of working in job roles that demand a high level of occupational compassion including NHS workers, religious ministry and the emergency services. 

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