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Dr Lydia Turner

Post:Honorary Senior Lecturer (Psychology)

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UK:01273 678638
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Dr Lydia Turner is a Consultant Psychological Therapist at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology/ Programme Director of Post Graduate Courses in Therapeutic Practice at the University of Sussex.  Lydia specialises in working with adults and children with complex mental health difficulties, in particular, those adults diagnosed with Personality Disorders (PD). She has a special interest in reducing stigma and negative attitudes towards people with a PD diagnosis. Lydia specialises clinically in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and has written and co-edited books on CBT, and Autoethnography. 


Davey, G., Cavanagh, K., Jones, F., Turner, L. and Whittington, A. (2012). Managing Anxiety with CBT for Dummies. John Wiley: Chichester.


Short, N., Turner, L. and Grant, A. (Eds.) (2013).  Contemporary British Autoethnography. Sense Publishers.


Turner L, Short N, Grant A, Adams T. (Eds). In press for April 2018. International Perspectives on Autoethnographic Research and Practice. London and New York: Routledge.


Grant A, Short N and Turner L. (2021). Publishing Autoethnography: A Thrice-Told Tale. In T adams, S Holman-Jones and C Ellis (Eds), Handbook of Autoethnography: Second Edition (pp249-261). Routledge