Andie is currently a Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner studying at UCL and an aspiring clinical psychologist. She has also completed a BSc in Psychology at the University of Manchester for which she achieved first-class honours, and an MSc in Clinical Mental Health Sciences at UCL. Her interests include the mental wellbeing of ethnic minorities, particularly those from mixed-race backgrounds, LGBTQ+ and Virtual Reality (VR).
Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou review a study from the Netherlands that looks at the links between childhood trauma, bullying-victimization and mental illness in people from sexual minority groups.[read the full story...]
Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou consider the findings of a recent qualitative study which looks at the differences experienced by Black Caribbean and White British people trying to access care for psychosis.[read the full story...]
Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou appraise a cross-sectional study looking at the impact that racial discrimination experienced by multiracial people can have on their mental wellbeing.[read the full story...]
Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou summarise a systematic review on virtual reality-based assessment and treatment of social functioning impairments in psychosis.[read the full story...]
Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou explore a recent qualitative study on bisexual identity invalidation and its consequences for wellbeing, identity, and relationships.[read the full story...]