Alice is a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner within the NHS. She graduated with a First Class MSci with Honours in Applied Psychology from the University of Exeter. Her current research interests include children and young people’s mental health, the impact of public policy and systemic issues on mental health, and older people’s mental health. As Alice has been performing at both National and Amateur levels for Musical Theatre and Dance, she is also passionate about mental health for performers, particularly in relation to COVID-19.
Alice Potter considers a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies on the link between anxiety, depression, and perfectionism in young people, and the implications for treatment.[read the full story...]
Alice Potter reviews a trial of CBT for eating disorders, which finds that motivational work may be important for patients with initially low motivation and resistance to therapy.[read the full story...]
Alice Potter summarises a Wellcome Trust funded active ingredients review, which looks at how promoting helpful attention and interpretation patterns may reduce anxiety and depression in young people.[read the full story...]
Alice Potter explores a systematic review which finds that children and young people are often satisfied with the CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) they receive for anxiety or depression.[read the full story...]
Alice Potter reviews a study of a new multi-modal performing arts intervention programme for carers of people with dementia, which suggests this approach is feasible and acceptable.[read the full story...]
Alice Potter summarises a narrative review and multi-level theoretical framework of mechanisms of action on how leisure activities affect health.[read the full story...]
In her debut blog, Alice Potter reviews a qualitative study exploring different perspectives on the accessibility of current IAPT self-referral processes for people with mental health problems living in poverty.[read the full story...]