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Dr Simon Griffey - AFBPsS, CPsychol, CSi, BA (Hons) (London), PGCE (Greenwich), PGCEdPsy (Tavistock Clinic, London), DEd (Bristol)


Simon Griffey Position: Research Director DEdPsy Programme
Location: Tower Building, Park Place
Telephone: +44(0)29 208 70366

Research Summary

I am interested in the attachment and resilience, unconscious cognition and learning, implicit beliefs and learning.

Teaching Summary

Research Director, DEdPsy programme
Director, Post-Qualification DEdPsy programme


Undergraduate Education

BA (Hons) Psychology, University of London, Goldsmiths’ College

Postgraduate Education

Postgraduate Certificate of Education, Avery Hill College, London
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Psychology, The Tavistock Clinic, London
Doctor of Education, University of Bristol
Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
Health Professionals Council Registered Psychologist
Member of UK Association of Infant Mental Health

Awards/External Committees

External Examiner, UCL DEdPsy
External Examiner, Exeter DEdPsy
School of Psychology Ethics Committee


2006-present: Research Director, DEdPsy programme, Cardiff University
1999-2006: Senior Psychologist, Education Psychology Service, Newport City Council
1991-1999: Senior Psychologist, Gwent County Council
1988-1991: Main Grade Psychologist, Westminster City Council 
1988-1991: Main Grade Psychologist, London Borough of Harrow