Dr Peter Leadbetter

Senior Lecturer in Applied Health & Social Care, Edge Hill University

Peter is a Chartered Psychologist with undergraduate degrees in sports science, and sociology. Postgraduate degrees focus on the psychology of education (Masters) & health psychology/medical education (PhD).

He is programme lead for a BA (Hons) Health & Social Wellbeing at Edge Hill University and teaches on a variety of modules in Applied Health. He has worked with vulnerable young people and families in the UK, USA & Australia.

Peter's research focuses on clinical communication, attachment theory and the emotional development/learning of university students.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Applied Health & Social Care , Edge Hill University


  • 2015 
    University of Liverpool, PhD