Burns, Lindsey

Dr Lindsey Burns

Lecturer in Psychology
Department of Psychology
Lindsey is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and is registered with the HCPC as a practitioner Health Psychologist. 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 at Stirling University. Following her honours degree in psychology she undertook an MSc in occupational psychology and a PhD investigating risk related behaviours in nurses. She is a Member of the BPS Special Group for Coaching Psychology and has qualified with the Coaching Academy in both ‘Personal’ and ‘Corporate and Executive’ coaching.

Her main areas of interest are in the field of health and she is currently part of a joint CSO funded project with Strathclyde University and Glasgow Royal Infirmary investigating the impact of High Intensity Narrow Spectrum Lighting on the ICU wards.

She also has an interest in Interprofessional Education and is the module leader for the Level 2 IPE Framework module in the SHLS, Working in Interprofessional Teams. Along with colleagues in the SHLS she is investigating students’ expectations of and confidence regarding interprofessional education. She is also interested in the professional development of undergraduate students, an area linking coaching psychology with employability and career development. She is the module leader for the Level 3 Applied Psychology module Work Based Learning for Psychology. She is currently teaching on the following courses: Level 1: Foundations for Interprofessional Practice, Level 2: Working in Interprofessional Teams (module leader), Level 3: Work Based Learning for Psychology (module leader), and Level 4: Empirical Project Supervisor.