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Shona Joyce Herron

Trainee Clinical Psychologist, UCL

Shona Herron is a Trainee Clinical Psychologist and researcher at University College London. She previously trained as a Clinical Associate in Applied Psychologist in Scotland, working in mental health primary care services in Tayside before moving to London in 2019 to undertake her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Shona has published research related to the phenomenology of distress, including emptiness, and is passionate about research inspired by lived experience. Shona frequently works in collaboration with Professor Fabio Sani at the University of Dundee.


  • 2019–present
    Trainee Clinical Psychologist, NHS England
  • 2018–2019
    Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology, NHS Tayside


  • 2018 
    University of Dundee/University of Stirling, MSc Psychological Therapies in Primary Care
  • 2017 
    University of Dundee, BSc Psychology