Sahra is a first-year PhD student in the Division of Psychiatry at UCL. She completed a MSc in Clinical Psychology at the Royal Holloway University of London. Sahra’s research interests are occupational trauma, vicarious trauma, PTSD, and secondary trauma. During the PhD, she will be looking at “the impact of occupational trauma on families”. She has recently tried to explore "the experiences and views of the frontline health and social care workers’ family members during the pandemic". Sahra is passionate about learning. Therefore, she organizes meetings regularly to share scientific developments in the psychology field with the "Psychology Study Group" that she founded. Sahra also is a big fan of cats and is interested in astronomy.
Sahra Tekin and Jo Billings summarise a meta-ethnographic review of qualitative studies looking at vicarious trauma in therapists working with survivors of trauma.[read the full story...]