Find out more about the Healthily Psyched team below:

Alice Sibelli is a part-time PhD candidate studying the role of emotional factors in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). She is also a researcher in IBS and inflammatory bowel disease.

Alicia Hughes is a post-doctoral researcher and trainee health psychologist interested in adjustment and coping in long-term conditions.

David Herdman is a part-time PhD candidate and physiotherapist developing cognitive behavioural therapy interventions for people with chronic dizziness.

Elaina Taylor is a part-time PhD candidate examining the illness and treatment perceptions of patients with persistent atrial fibrillation. She is also a lecturer in psychology in Suffolk.

Federica Picariello is a full-time PhD candidate developing a biopsychosocial model of fatigue in End-Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD).

Joanna Hudson is a post-doctoral clinical health researcher developing psychological self-management interventions to support patients experiencing emotional distress in the context of chronic illness.

Katrin Hulme worked as a researcher at King’s from 2015-2017 whilst completing her Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology at Staffordshire University. She has also worked to develop a preventative fatigue intervention programme and a scoping review for the MS Society. She has also worked clinically in a chronic pain service and on an IBD-fatigue trial.

Louise Sweeney is a full-time PhD student based at the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery. She is investigating pain in inflammatory bowel disease with the aim of developing an online self-management treatment program for patients.

Pippa Davie is a full-time PhD student investigating factors that contribute to successful breastfeeding and infant feeding practices among women who deliver large-for-gestational-age (LGA) infants.

Sula Windgassen is a part-time PhD candidate examining cognitive and behavioural factors in irritable bowel syndrome. She has submitted her Health Psychology Stage II portfolio to gain accreditation as a health psychologist. Sula also practices and teaches mindfulness.

Susan Carroll is a full-time PhD candidate and trainee health psychologist developing a biopsychosocial model and self-management treatment for fatigue in paediatric multiple sclerosis.