University of Hertfordshire

Dr Jennifer Heath

Jennifer Heath

Dr Jennifer Heath

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom


Research interests

Current DClinPsy Research Supervision

I currently supervise doctoral research in the areas of:

Food and Eating

- The impact of continuous blood glucose monitoring on eating behaviour/relationship with food for adults with type 1 diabetes

- What factors contribute to the development of pre-pubertal anorexia?

Health and Wellbeing

- Childhood cancer diagnosis during the COVID-19 pandemic: Parents’ perceptions of the impact on family functioning

- Exploring women’s narratives of pregnancy loss and their relationship to sense of self

- Understanding the experiences of people who are considering ending their life by assisted dying

Social Inclusion

- Autistic people’s experiences of the benefits system


Successful DClinPsy Research Supervision

I have previously supervised doctoral research in the areas of:

Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology

2020: Assistant, trainee and qualified psychologists’ personal experiences of caring for others and the influence of caring on clinical practice