Tim Cartwright

PhD Student

Tim is a PhD student in the Department of Psychology. He completed his Master’s degree in Psychology at the University of Chester in 2017. Tim has been a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy since 2014 and has volunteered as a counsellor for several organisations including Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Primary Care Mental Health Services within the NHS. Tim is also a member of the Contextual Behavioural Science Lab within the Department of Psychology.


Tim's primary research interest lies in the mental health of transgender people. His PhD focuses on the development and testing of an intervention programme which will help transgender people to ameliorate the negative psychological effects associated with transgenderism. The intervention is based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

If you are interested in Tim's research, please contact him at: 0719623@chester.ac.uk