Elaine Duncan


  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

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Research interests

Dr Elaine Duncan is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology, a Chartered Scientist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS), and an HCPC registered practitioner of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Elaine has extensive experience in public engagement and third sector partnership working. She seeks opportunities to disseminate her expertise at the community, grass roots level, particularly in matters of mental health and wellbeing where the promotion of active lives is an investment in human capital. Her research interests include the wellbeing of solid organ recipients, secondary stroke prevention, promoting mindful movement and active lives, as well as therapeutic writing to aid recovery from athletic injury. She is also the director of SOMA Wellbeing where she offers one-to-one counselling, yoga classes and yoga therapy.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Counselling, Certificate of Proficiency in Counselling, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapists

Award Date: 1 Dec 2013

Counselling, Emotion-Focused Psychotherapy - Level 2 Training , University of Strathclyde Counselling Unit

15 Oct 201119 May 2012

Award Date: 19 May 2012

Counselling, Emotion-Focused Psychotherapy - Level 1 , University of Strathclyde Counselling Unit

30 Aug 20112 Sept 2011

Award Date: 2 Sept 2011

Counselling, Master of Science in Psychological Counselling, Glasgow Caledonian University

Award Date: 24 Nov 2010

Counselling, Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Skills, University of Strathclyde

Award Date: 4 Sept 2008

Psychology, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Glasgow

Award Date: 10 Jul 1992

Psychology, M. A. Psychology (Honours), University of Glasgow

Award Date: 1 Jul 1988


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