School of Health and Life Sciences  

Dr Lindsey Burns

Lindsey Burns is a chartered psychologist with research interests in the areas of coaching psychology, environmental psychology, and health and wellbeing. She is also interested in the professional development of undergraduate students, an area linking coaching psychology with employability and career development. She has been a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University since 2001, and before that she was the Research Fellow for the Scottish Network for Chronic Pain Research. Following her honours degree in psychology she undertook an MSc in occupational psychology and a PhD investigating risk behaviours in nurses. She is a Member of the BPS Special Group for Coaching Psychology, a member of the International Society for Coaching Psychology, and a member of the Association of Business Psychologists. She has qualified with the Coaching Academy in both ‘Personal’ and ‘Corporate and Executive’ coaching.


Currently teaching on the following courses:

Level 1: Employability and Career Development
Level 2: Introduction to Organisational Psychology
Level 2: Political and Environmental Psychology
Level 2: Health Issues in Psychology
Level 4: Coaching Psychology
Level 4: Empirical Project Supervisor