• Chartered Sport & Exercise Psychologist (British Psychological Society)
• Graduate member of the British Psychological Society
• Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council
Peer reviewed publications:
McKay, J., O’Neill, D., Petrakieva, L. (in press). CAKES (Cultural Awareness & Knowledge Exchange Scheme): A holistic and inclusive approach to supporting international students. Journal of Further & Higher Education.
Kennedy, A. & McKay, J. (2011). Beyond induction: the continuing professional development needs of early-career teachers in Scotland. Professional Development in Education, 37(4), 551-569.
Finlay, I., Sheridan, M., McKay, J., & Nudzor, H. (2010). Young people on the margins: In need of more choices and more chances in twenty-first century Scotland. British Educational Research Journal, 36 (5), 851-867.
McKay, J., Wright, A., Lowry, R., Steele, K., Ryde, G., & Mutrie, N. (2009). Walking on prescription: The utility of a pedometer pack for increasing physical activity in primary care. Patient Education and Counseling, 76 (1), 71-76.
McKay, J., Anderson, A.G., Lavallee, D., & White, A. (2008). Sources of strain in track athletes. The Sport Psychologist, 22(2), 143-163.
McKay, J., Lavallee, D., Anderson, A.G., Lavallee, D., & White, A. (2006). The influence of athletic identity on cognitive appraisals and coping following underperforming among international track athletes. Kinesiologia Slovenica, 12(1), 48-62.