Portrait of Teresa Corbett

Dr Teresa Corbett
PhD

Lecturer

Biography

Teresa received her BA in Psychology from Trinity College Dublin in 2011, before completing an MSc in Health Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2012. Teresa was awarded her PhD in Psychology and Health from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2016.

Her research to date has focused on health behaviour change and the development of acceptable and engaging interventions for those self-managing health conditions. In particular, her work has largely focused on the development interventions for to promote quality of life in those who have completed treatment for cancer. Recently, Teresa’s work has focused on the experiences of older adults living with multiple complex conditions. She has expertise in systematic reviews and web-based interventions, as well as qualitative and quantitative research.

Teresa is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society, and is a member of the Division of Health Psychology. Teresa is also a member of the UK Society of Behavioural Medicine and co-leads the Cancer Prevention and Screening Special Interest Group.

Teresa joined Solent University’s Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences in the Spring of 2020.

A full list of Teresa's recent publications can be found on her Pure profile.

Further information

Teresa has experience teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Psychology

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BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology

This is a contemporary and exciting course which combines the disciplines of sociology and psychology for students to develop the knowledge, application and skills to...

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Over the last few decades, interest in sport and exercise psychology has grown. More time and money is being spent on understanding what motivates people to exercise, play sport...

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling and Mental Health

Fascinated by psychology? Hoping to pursue a career in counselling after graduation? This specialist degree can help you to develop a strong grounding in psychology (the...