Helen Egan,

Professor in Health Psychology, Business, Law, & Social Sciences Birmingham City University


1998 – 2003 PhD Health Psychology University of Birmingham,

1993-1997 BSc (Hons) Psychology (First) University of Birmingham

Current Clinical Collaborations: Birmingham Women and Children’s NHS Foundation, NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group, European Cystic Fibrosis Society, Mental Health Institute Local Education and Training Council, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

Reviewer for the following peer reviewed academic journals: Frontiers in Psychology, Mindfulness, Health Psychology Review, Psychology Health & Medicine, Nutrition, Eating Behaviours, Journal of Affective Disorders, Journal of Public Health


My research areas include Mindfulness and Self-compassion and their influence on Eating Behaviours, Health Behaviours and wellbeing. I have a particular interest in the health and wellbeing of people with chronic illness, of people who work in healthcare professions and of students in schools and in Higher Education. My research is applied and is focused on developing accessible mindfulness-based interventions to support health and wellbeing across different populations.

Publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Helen_Egan3/publications