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School of Health and Society

Anne Pearson

Psychology Lecturer


Anne Pearson is a Lecturer in Psychology and carries a number of key roles in the Directorate of Psychology. She is the undergraduate admissions tutor, the programme leader for the BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling, the dissertation module leader and a member of the College of Health and Social Care ethics committee.

Anne has worked at the University of Salford for ten years, teaching the full range of undergraduate topics. Her current teaching and research foci are the psychological aspects of counselling therapies, emotional intelligence and mental health disorders. Anne teaches on the Psychology undergraduate modules in Individual Differences and also the Psychology of Mental Health.

Anne is actively pursuing publications in the sphere of Positive Psychology as well as postgraduate qualification in Psychology and Counselling. She already holds a postgraduate Certificate in Counselling from the University of Manchester.


Anne is Module leader for the following:

Level 5: Individual differences and Social Psychology

Level 5: Seminar leader Individual differences.

Level 6: Module leader for ‘The Psychology of Mental Health’

Level 6: Dissertation module.

Research Interests

  • Counselling therapies
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Mental Health

Qualifications and Memberships

British Psychological Society

The Higher Education Academy