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Joanna Mann

BSc (Hons), PhD


Trainee Clinical Psychologist

I am in the third year of training and am currently on placement in a paediatric psychology service.

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

I completed by undergraduate studies at the University of Exeter. During this time I also worked with clients with acquired brain injury and with children with learning disabilities and autism. I also enjoyed working as an intern in the AccEPT clinic, at the University of Exeter, with clients with depression and anxiety.

My interests include clinical health psychology, interventions for depression and mindfulness and compassion based interventions. My PhD involved the adaptation of the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy course for parents with recurrent depression. We piloted the adapted manual and ran an exploratory randomised controlled trial, exploring its feasibility, acceptability and preliminary efficacy.

Prior to starting clinical training I worked as an Assistant Psychologist with adults with long term health conditions. I also worked as a research assistant in an IAPT service in Berkshire and at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention here in Oxford.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Leijten, P., Gardner, F., Landau, S., Harris, V., Mann, J., Hutchings, J., ... & Scott, S. (2018). Harnessing the power of individual participant data in a meta-analysis of the benefits and harms of the Incredible Years parenting program. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 59, 99-109. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12781

Gardner, F., Leijten, P., Mann, J., Landau, S., Harris, V., Beecham, J., . . . & Scott, S. (2017). Could scale-up of parenting programmes improve child disruptive behaviour and reduce social inequalities? Using individual participant data meta-analysis to establish for whom programmes are effective and cost-effective. Public Health Research, 5(10). 

Mann, J., Kuyken, W., O’ Mahen, H., Ukoumunne, O., Evans, A., & Ford, T. (2016). Manual development and pilot randomised controlled trial of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy versus usual care for parents with a history of depression. Mindfulness, 7, 1024 – 1033. doi: 10.1007/s12671-016-0543-7

Psychogiou, L., Legge, K., Parry, E., Mann, J., Nath, S., Ford, T., & Kuyken, W. (2016). Self-compassion and parenting in mothers and fathers with depression. Mindfulness, 7, 896-908. doi: 10.1007/12671-016-0528-6

Mann, J., Henley, W., O’Mahen, H., & Ford, T. (2013). The Reliability and Validity of the Everyday Feelings Questionnaire in a Clinical Population, Journal of Affective Disorders, 148, 406-410. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.03.045

POSTER AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 Mann, J., Kuyken, W., O'Mahen, H., Evans, A., Ukoumunne, O., & Ford. T. (2013, March). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Parents with Recurrent Depression. Symposium presentation at the Mindfulness in Society Conference, Chester.

Mann, J., Kuyken, W., O'Mahen, H., Evans, A., Ukoumunne, O., & Ford. T. (2011, August). Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Parents with Recurrent Depression. Symposium presentation at the European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapists Annual Congress, Iceland.

Mann, J., Kuyken, W., O'Mahen, H., Evans, A., Ukoumunne, O., & Ford, T. (2011, April). Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Parents with Recurrent Depression: Feasibility and Pilot Work. Poster presentation at the 'Mindfulness Now: Building on the Last Decade' Conference, Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University.