Dr Amelia Baldwin

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  • Position:Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology
  • Telephone:+4411732 82436

About me

Dr Amelia Baldwin is a Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology and a BPS Chartered and HCPC registered counselling psychologist.  Amelia has experience in a variety of settings including the voluntary sector, advocacy, NHS services, academia and initially set up in private practice in 2009.

Amelia's first degree was in Computer Science and she began retraining as a psychologist whilst working as a computer software developer.  Amelia began her psychotherapy training in 2003 at the University of Bristol on a Certificate in Counselling qualifying as a therapist in 2007 on completion of a MSc in Counselling Psychology at UWE. 

Amelia is the module leader for the Systemic Thinking and Practice in Counselling Psychology and co-module leader for the Principles in Counselling Psychology.

Area of expertise

Amelia has lectured, led training and developed policy and support on issues of working relationally with difference, anti-racism and EDI.  This includes lecturing at UWE on undergraduate and doctoral psychology programmes in the areas of 'race', privilege, transcultural counselling and feminist approaches to therapy.

Amelia's master's research was an investigation of the experience of helping relationships in Asian cultures.  Her doctoral research was a qualitative exploration of British Women's Experiences of Racist Hate Crime.  Amelia has a special interest in spirituality, intersectionality, social justice, the therapeutic relationship, discrimination, hate crime and feminist psychology.

She is a member of Promoting Psychological Health (PPH) theme of the Psychological Sciences Research Group (PSRG). Amelia supervises counselling psychology doctorate trainees  and undergraduate dissertation students.


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