Professor Andrew Thompson
Programme Director / Professor Of Clinical Psychology - South Wales Clinical Psychology Training Programme - Cardiff & Vale University Board - University of Cardiff. Dual registration to practice as a Clinical and Health Psychologist. Trustee Changing Faces
Previously Reader in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield (Clinical Psychology Training Programme - current visiting contract).
Research focus is predominantly on identifying the psychosocial factors involved in adjustment in long-term health conditions and in acquired injuries that affect appearance (particularly conditions that affect the skin). Particular expertise with regards to examination of how people adjust to disfiguring conditions and the development of psychosocial interventions. Example research articles can be found here: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6788-7222
Co-author on the following Wiley textbook: CBT for Appearance Anxiety: Psychosocial Interventions for Anxiety due to Visible Difference