Mental Health and Learning Disability

Warrington Campus

The Department of Mental Health and Learning Disability's over-arching aim is to improve the care of people with learning disability and those who have mental health problems.

Academic Programme


The following courses are delivered through the department;

Art Therapy (MA)

Eating Disorders (MA)

Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner) (FdSc)

Intercultural Psychotherapy: Theory and Research (MSc)

MBA Healthcare Management

Multi Method Therapy (MSc)

The Faculty's Pre-registration Nursing provision is delivered by a cross-departmental team of staff, with both core and Learning Disability or Mental Health Field-specific content.


Key Department Contacts: 


The Head of Department is Dr Naomi Sharples; or 01925 534074

The Deputy Head of Department is Dianne Phipps; or 01244 511633

The Departmental Administrator is Julie Banasko; or 01925 534631