Dr David Tate

School of Health & Society

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Dr David Tate is a Chartered psychologist and a qualified therapeutic counsellor. David has expertise in the field of mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders. David has his MSc in applied psychology (therapies), PhD in the field of Behavioural Medicine, a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practise (PGCAP) and is a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Part of his role at the University of Salford requires David to deliver expert lectures across the psychology program and supervise research projects. In his researcher role, David regularly works as part of a team of researcher and clinicians developing new psychological intervention.

Areas of Research

Neurodiversity , Mental health and wellbeing, Social competence, Psychological intervention development and delivery

Areas of Supervision

Developmental psychology; mental health; psychological interventions; neurodiversity


I teach across the BSc and MSc psychology programs. Within the subject area my passions include but not limited too; The psychology of mental health, psychological therapies for mental health disorders, developmental psychology, Atypical child development, research methods and more....

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP)

    2019 - 2020
  • PhD in Behavioral Medicine

    2016 - 2020
  • MSc Applied psychology

    2015 - 2016
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling

    2012 - 2015
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Dip Co)

    2009 - 2012