Laura Culshaw

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Laura splits her time between research and working in a clinical setting as an assistant psychologist. Laura is a doctoral researcher at the University of Westminster, London, with her research broadly focusing on self-harm amongst University students. Laura is currently working on the CHERISH project, exploring the role of those providing support for student self-harm. As an assistant psychologist, Laura works within the Clinical Health Psychology team at Alder Hey Children’s hospital in Liverpool. Laura specifically works within the craniofacial team, and is currently conducting research around neurodevelopmental outcomes amongst children with specific craniofacial diagnoses. Laura also conducts local audits and clinically related research for the psychology service.


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Supporting frontline health and social care workers during COVID-19: experiences of mental health professionals


Laura Culshaw reviews a recent qualitative study on the experiences of mental health professionals supporting frontline health and social care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GP management of self-harm: low confidence and need for further training


In her debut blog, Laura Culshaw summarises a recent systematic review exploring the attitudes, knowledge and behaviours of GPs in managing self-harm in primary care.

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