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Dr Nick Hutchinson

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Nick Hutchinson

Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme Director

Biography Dr Nick Hutchinson is an HCPC-registered and BPS-chartered clinical psychologist who is the Programme Director of the University of Hull's Clinical Psychology Doctorate.

He has worked in clinical psychology training for more than 10 years and combines this with working in clinical practice with adults with intellectual disabilities.

Dr Hutchinson works as an honorary clinical psychologist for the Humber NHS Foundation Trust where he specialises in working with adults with intellectual disabilities and dementia.

His current teaching and research interests are in the field of intellectual disability.
Research Interests Areas of research (both qualitative and quantitative) include:

- Intellectual disability and dementia

- Challenging behaviour

- Bereavement

- Safeguarding

- Intensive interaction

- Parenting

- Service transition

- Experience of diagnosis

- Day to day living with a learning disability.
Teaching and Learning Year 1

- Professional Behaviour

- Historical and Current Context of Clinical Psychology

- Teaching Skills

- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Year 2

- Introduction to Consultation

- Introduction to Leadership

- Working with People with Intellectual Disabilities

- Challenging Behaviour and People with Intellectual Disabilities

- Working with Vulnerable People

Year 3

- The Health and Care Professions Council

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