About Us

Welcome to this website! We are part of the Cognition in Emotional Disorders and Resilience (CEDAR) group at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London. Below is a little bit of information about everyone involved in our study. If you would like to know more about our research and this study, please click on the menu buttons on the left side of this page.

  • Dr Colette Hirsch

    Dr Colette Hirsch

    Dr Colette Hirsch is a Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience and BRC/U associate. She is also an Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist in South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma, where she set up and runs the first dedicated Generalised Anxiety Disorder service in the UK. She is the director of the Cognition in Emotional Disorders and Resilience (CEDAR) group and her experimental research is mainly focused on cognitive processes that maintain anxiety disorders.

  • Laura Smith

    Laura Smith

    Laura Smith is a Trainee Clinical Psychologist at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience who works clinically in the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust. She holds a BSc in Psychology from Durham University and an MSc in Applied Neuropsychology from Bristol.

  • Hannah Krzyzanowski

    Hannah Krzyzanowski

    Hannah Krzyzanowski is a Research Assistant in the Cognition in Emotional Disorders and Resilience group at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London. She holds a BSc in Psychology from Birmingham University (2016) and an MSc in Psychiatric Research from King's College London (2018).

  • Natalie Mclaughlin

    Natalie Mclaughlin

    Natalie Mclaughlin is an MSc student studying Mental Health Studies at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. She holds a BSc in Psychology from the University of Nottingham (2019) and is currently completing a placement in a Child and Adolescent Eating Disorder Service.

  • Sophie Grant

    Sophie Grant

    Sophie is a Masters Student on the MSc Mental Health Studies course at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London. She holds a BSc in Psychology from the University of Sheffield (2019).

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