Dr Krishna Bhatti

Job: Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

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

T: 0116 6366 4675

E: krishna.bhatti@dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Dr Krishna Bhatti is a critical health psychologist who is registered with the Health Care Professions Council and chartered with the British Psychological Society. She is also a fellow of the higher education academy. Krishna uses qualitative methods in her research and has a particular interest in issues around health disparities, behaviour change and using the arts to promote wellbeing. She is currently the co-chair of the APA Division 27: Society of Community Action Research (SCRA): Community Health Psychology Interest Group. 

Research interests/expertise

Critical/qualitative health psychology
Social and cultural diversity
Behaviour Change 
Using the arts to promote health and wellbeing
Music and health 

Dr Krishna Bhatti has methodolgical expertise in interpretative phenomenological analysis and grounded theory.


BSc Psychology (Hons) (Derby)
PGCCE (Nottingham)
MSc Health Psychology (Derby)
Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology (Edinburgh)

Professional licences and certificates

Registered as a practitioner psychologist (speciality: health) with the Health Care Professions Council in 01-06-19 - 01-06-21

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