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01/11/2017

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About Roger Bretherton

Dr Roger Bretherton is Principal Lecturer for Enterprise in the School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln. He worked as a clinician, manager and trainer in the NHS for over a decade, and joined the University of Lincoln in 2007, where he specialises in coaching and positive psychology. He consults extensively in both public and commercial sectors, and has delivered keynote addresses to leaders in venues as varied as the University of Oxford, the Royal Albert Hall and the Hammersmith Apollo. His current research, funded by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE), is entitled, ‘Are Humble Leaders Better Leaders?’

Department Responsibilities

Senior Tutor, Module Co-ordinator for Counselling Skills and Theory, Psychological Treatments and Therapies, Psychology at Work, Character Strengths and Virtues

Subject Specialism

Positive Psychology at Work, Character Strengths and Virtues, Leadership Development, Coaching and Psychotherapy

Qualifications

  • PGCert Existential Counselling and Psychotherapy — University of Sheffield, 2011
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level 2 — Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, 2010
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology — University of Hull, 1999
  • BSc Psychology with Clinical Psychology — University of Hull, 1996

Awards

  • Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence — University of Lincoln,
  • Individual Merit Award — University of Lincoln,
  • Individual Merit Award — University of Lincoln,

Orcid ID

0000-0001-9715-2622

Research Interests

  • Character Strengths and Virtues

  • Leadership Development

  • Positive Psychology

Research in the Lincoln Repository


Professional Affiliations

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • HPC Clinical Psychologist
  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist
  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society