Dr Miles Thompson

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Dr Miles Thompson is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology. He is also a clinical psychologist, registered with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council). He worked full time in the NHS at the Bath Centre for Pain Services from 2005 until 2011. Prior to working at UWE, he worked as a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Canterbury Christ Church University.

His areas of research interest include: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and other "Contextual" approaches such as Mindfulness, especially as they apply to Chronic Pain. He also has strong interests in psychology and its relationship to social, global and environmental justice (arguably, but not universally, this is known as "community psychology").

In terms of teaching, his specialisms are in clinical, health and applied psychology - areas of individual differences and interpersonal psychology.

Miles is the lead for the Promoting Psychological Health (PPH) theme of the Psychological Sciences Research Group (PSRG).

Miles welcomes contact from anyone interested in his work, or working with him. Do get in touch using the e-mail above.

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ORCID ID (0000 0002 1358 1962).

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Area of expertise

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness
Chronic pain
Social, global and environmental justice (AKA: Community Psychology)


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