Dr Alice Simon

Job: Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: 0116 257 6150

E: alice.simon@dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Dr Simon is a clinical psychologist, registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the HCPC and an associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She has practised in NHS, social enterprise and private settings for many years, working as a consultant since 2005. Her specialist areas are psychological assessment and intervention with people with intellectual disabilities. 

She has an interest in the adaption of psychological methods to support each unique individual, and working with families, staff and services to enhance the psychological wellbeing of people with complex needs.  

Research interests/expertise

  • Self-concept
  • Attitudes towards social inclusion
  • Impact of disability on family life
  • Psychological assessment of mental health needs/ developmental disability
  • Psychological wellbeing and coping in those who support people with disabilities

Areas of teaching

  • Clinical psychology
  • Psychological wellbeing
  • Approaches to psychological problems
  • Engagement and assessment of people with common mental health problems


  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with clinical psychology
  • ClinPsyD Doctorate in clinical psychology

Courses taught

  • MSc Psychological wellbeing
  • Bsc Psychology
  • postgraduate certificate in low intensity psychological interventions

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • Division of clinical psychology
  • Associate fellow
  • Chartered psychologist - British Psychological society
  • Practitioner psychologist – Health professions council
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