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Dr Joann Griffith

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

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

T: +44 (0)116 207 8649




Personal profile

Programme Leader MA Transpersonal Child, adolescent and Family Therapy and MSc Theory & Practice of Parenting.

Research group affiliations


Publications and outputs 

Click here for a full listing of Joann Griffith's publications and outputs.

Research interests/expertise

  • Self-image
  • Identity and ethnicity
  • Multicultural counselling
  • Mental health and wellbeing.

Areas of teaching

  • Abnormal psychology
  • Counselling and counselling psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Wellbeing and mental health
  • Research methods.


PhD in Counselling Psychology, Boston College, Massachusetts

MS in Counselling Psychology and Personnel Services in School Counselling, Fordham University, New York.

Courses taught

Undergraduate level:

  • Abnormal Psychology,
  • Counselling Psychology,
  • Developmental Psychology,
  • Introduction to Research Methods;

Graduate level:

  • Approaches to Psychological Problems.

Honours and awards

  • Fulbright Scholar; Boston College (MA) Tuition Award;
  • Commonwealth Scholarship (declined);
  • Fordham University (NY) President's Scholarship;
  • USAID Scholarship.

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