Mr Garrett Kennedy

Senior Lecturer

Email address: number: 01902 01902321339Location: MC315Faculty: Faculty of Education Health & WellbeingSchool/Institute: Institute of Human SciencesAreas of expertise:

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CBT & EMDR) Clinical Supervision
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Person Centred & Humanistic Approaches


Garrett is a Chartered & HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologist. He is lead for the Psychology Community Research Clinic and contributes to teaching and research activities across the Department of Psychology. He has served a 7 year tenure as Programme Director for the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, overseeing the clinical training programme, delivering training in applied psychotherapeutic techniques, and leading the development of Psychologists. Research interests relate to Applied Psychology, and the factors contributing to successful mental health interventions. His work includes researching therapeutic processes, clinical interventions, and clinical judgements.

He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society (Associate Fellow). 

Research interests

Research interests include LGBT issues, religion & spirituality, critical psychopathology, social constructs in psychotherapy, counselling psychology training, mental health, personal development, destigmatisation and attitudes towards mental health & help-seeking. 

Membership of professional bodies

British Psychological Society (BPS) - Associate Fellow & Chartered member.

Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) - Registered Psychologist.

Higher Education Academy - Fellow (FHEA)


PGCert Academic Practice 

Post MSc Counselling Psychology (Chartership & HCPC Registration) 

MSc Counselling Psychology 

BSc Psychology (Hons) - BPS Supervision Training (L1-4) 

BPS Expert Witness Training (L1) 



Kennedy, G., & Arikut-Treece, Y. (2015). Working as a Counselling Psychologist in Primary Care. In Douglas, B., Woolfe, R., Strawbridge, S., Dryden, W. & Galbraith, V. Handbook of Counselling Psychology. UK: Sage 

Conference Presentations

Kennedy, G (2014).  “Words are too good to be wasted” A professional workshop in personal writing.  Division of Counselling Psychology Conference - British Psychological Society: London

Experience in industry

University of Wolverhampton 

Psychology Community Research Clinic Lead 

Placement Lead - Doctorate in Counselling Psychology 

Previous: Programme Director - Doctorate in Counselling Psychology - Sept 2011 to Aug 2018 

Practitioner Psychologist / Clinical Lead November 2010 - Present

Base 25 Wolverhampton

Practitioner Psychologist October 2008 - May 2012

Wolverhampton PCT Healthy Minds (IAPT / NHS) Wolverhampton

Trainee Psychologist & Practitioner Psychologist November 2007 - December 2010

Integrated Psychology & Psychotherapy Service (NHS) Wolverhampton

Trainee Psychologist November 2007 - September 2008

Further information

Additional Training & Experience

BPS Supervision Training Levels 1,2,3 & 4 January 2013

Expert Witness (Level 1 - BPS Accredited) February 2013

BPS Division of Counselling Psychology Conference Committee October 2011 - July 2014