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Reena Vohora

BSc (Hons), MRes, DClinPsych, CPsychol


Academic Tutor and Clinical Psychologist

  • Principal Clinical Psychologist

What I do

I am an Academic Tutor for trainees in year 1. I am also a module convener and teach on a range of topics at OXICPT including issues relating to professional practice and evidence based psychological interventions for people with dementia.

Professional Interests

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and have experience of clinically supervising doctoral trainees. I work clinically at Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust in a neuro-rehabilitation service. I am also a member of the BPS and am registered with the HCPC.

I began working in the NHS in 2006 and have worked within a range of mental health services and settings including CMHTs, specialist and neuro-rehabilitation services. I have also obtained experience of working for a private healthcare company and supporting patients in a locked rehabilitation setting.

My specialist interests include working with older adults with cognitive and/or neurological impairment, developing resilience and supporting families and carers.

I am interested in working from a Compassion Focused Therapy perspective, delivering staff training and considering interventions to increase resilience.

I am involved with the BAME steering group at Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust and have delivered talks and training on cultural considerations in therapy.

Publications

Robertson, N and Vohora, R. (2008). Fitness vs. fatness: Implicit bias towards obesity among fitness professionals and regular exercisers. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 9(4): 547-557.

Vohora, R and Ogi, L. (2008) Addressing the emotional needs of stroke survivors. Nursing Times, 104(42): 32–36.

Vohora, R and Close, H. (2011). ‘Patient’, ‘Client’ or ‘Service user’? Division of Clinical Psychology Forum. 226.

Bamber, A and Vohora R. (2015). Reflections on a ‘Clinical Psychology Training Workshop’ for Assistant Psychologists, Division of Clinical Psychology Forum .274, 2-5.

Vohora, R and Kathryn E. (in preparation). Resilience in later life.

Recent conference presentations:

Vohora, R. (2017). Clinical Psychology in a Cultural Context. Presentation at OXiCPT 3rd BAME careers event, Oxford, October 28th.

Vohora, R. (2017). Mental Health Services and Culture. Presentation at Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust: Human Rights Week Conference, May 18th.