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Catherine McQuarrie

Senior Lecturer Counselling and Psychotherapy
School of Community Health and Midwifery

Cath teaches across a range of modules and programmes as part of the counselling and psychotherapy team. Cath's interest lie in promoting mental health and wellbeing and substance misuse. She has an Honorary Cognitive Behavioural Therapist role within the NHS.

Cath's role involves being programme lead for the undergraduate counselling and psychotherapy programme. Research interest include mental health promotion, public health and substance misuse

Cath began her career as a mental health nurse in 1995, and has worked in various substance misuse and mental health settings, before beginning her teaching career in 2006. She has taught on undergraduate and post graduate nursing courses within other institutions, before undertaking a her CBT training.

  • Currently undertaking a Professional Doctorate in Health at the University of Central Lancashire
  • 2015 Post Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy,. University of Salford
  • 2009 MSc Public Health and Society, University of Salford
  • 2006 Post graduate Cert in Higher Education Practice and Research, University of Salford.
  • 2003 MSc Drug Use and Addictions,. Liverpool John Moores University
  • 1995 Diploma in Professional Studies in Nursing, Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
  • Promoting mental health and wellbeing
  • Public Health
  • Substance Misuse