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Dr Sandi Mann

Senior Psychology Lecturer
School of Psychology and Computer Science

Sandi joined the Department of Psychology in 1998 as senior lecturer in occupational psychology, after completing her PhD and two master's degrees. She has a varied work background including clinical psychology and journalism.

Sandi Mann is an expert in emotions, especially in the workplace and has published widely in the area. She is an experienced workplace consultant, has her own private clinic and is author of several psychology books. Sandi blogs for the Huffington Post and is a columnist for Counselling At Work journal.

Sandi is currently project lead on a School engagement project, Your Future, Your Life, which is funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Sandi is research active within the area of psychology and is a member of the Health Psychology Research Group.

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Manchester), 1991
  • MSc Research, Developmental Psychology (Manchester), 1995
  • MSc, Organisational Psychology, (UMIST) 1995
  • PhD, Organisational Psychology, (Salford), 1998
  • PGCert HE (UCLan), 2000
  • 1991 Member of the British Psychological Society
  • 1995 Level A Certificate holder in Occupational Testing
  • 1999 Level B (Intermediate) Certificate holder in Occupational Testing
  • 1995 Affiliate of the Division of Occupational Psychology
  • 1997 Foreign Affiliate of the American Society of Industrial and Occupational Psychology (SIOP)
  • 2005 Inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who of the World
  • 2007 Chartered Psychologist (Division for Teachers and Researchers in Psychology)
  • 2007 Full Member of British Psychological Society Division for Teachers and Researchers in Psychology
  • 2007 Full (advanced) CRB check by UCLan
  • 2009 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • 2012 Registered on the BPS Register of Qualifications in test Use (RQTU) as Test User Occupational (ability) and test User Occupational (personality) 16PF
  • 1998 - Book Review Editor for Leadership and Organizational Development
  • 1997 - ‘Expert’ for media outlets such as The Observer, The Independent on Sunday, The Guardian and Radio 4’s ‘The Message’ and ‘You and Yours’
  • 1998 - 2000 Columnist for In-house Magazine (Club Sirius)
  • 1999 - 2002 Columnist for The Guardian’s Internet site, Dr Work
  • 2001 - Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Training and Management Development Methods
  • 2004 -5 Member of Institute of Management’s Bullying Working Group
  • 2006 - Member of Editorial Review Board, Leadership and Organisational Development Journal
  • 2009 External Consultant to High Secure Psychological Services, Ashworth Hospital (MerseyCare NHS Trust), on Creativity Therapy Block of a new Cognitive Skills Programme
  • 2012 - BPS Academic Liaison Officer for UCLan
  • 2013 - Columnist for Counselling At Work (BACP publication)