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Dr Alison Gregory

Dr Alison Gregory

Dr Alison Gregory
BSc, PGrad Dip (Counselling), PhD

Senior Research Associate
Research Fellow (Traumatised and Vulnerable Populations)

Area of research

Domestic Violence & Health

Office Room 2.12
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7352

Research summary

I am interested in the impact that domestic violence and abuse (DVA) has on health and wellbeing, and the responses of professionals, in health and specialist organisations, to those in abusive relationships, their childern, and those informally supporting survivors (friends, family members, neighbours and colleagues).

In 2014 I completed a PhD ('On the outside looking in: the shared burden of domestic violence') which explored the radiating impacts of DVA. This research considered how the health and wellbeing of informal supporters was being impacted. I have since been funded by the NIHR SPCR (Primary Care Scientist Launching Fellowship) and the Elizabeth Blackwell ...

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After graduating from the University of Reading in 1995 (Maths and Psychology) I worked for several years as the Research Co-ordinator for the Scientific Investigations department within Avon & Somerset Constabulary and in a variety of managerial roles in the NHS. In 2007 I completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling, and concurrently joined the Academic Unit of Primary Healthcare at the University of Bristol as a Research Associate. I was awarded my PhD in 2014, and am now funded by the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute on an Early Career Fellowship . Alongside my research, I continue to volunteer as a counsellor for ...

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