Call for participants – Mental Health Professionals

call for participants

Tarynne Quirk is undertaking a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at City University London. She would like to invite qualified mental health professionals to help with her research. Here is her recruitment advert:

The aim of the study is to investigate mental health professionals’ (MHPs – Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, CBT therapists, Art therapists, Psych Assistants, PWPs etc.) implicit and explicit weight attitudes toward their clients.  Willing participants would be asked to complete a computer-based task consisting of a brief questionnaire and the Implicit Association Test (IAT), a 3-5 minute video clip, before being re-tested.  Participation would involve one session which would last approximately 25-35 minutes. All the information collected will be made anonymous and kept confidential.

Testing can be done at a time and place that is convenient for you. If you would be interested in participating, and would like to be sent a participant information sheet, please contact: Tarynne Quirk on 079 1057 1340 or This research is supervised by Dr. Jessica Jones-Nielsen ( and Dr. Don Rawson (  You may also have colleagues who would perhaps find this study of interest, if so, please feel free to pass on my details.

This study has been reviewed by, and received ethics clearance through the Psychology Department Research Ethics Committee, City University London. Ethics approval number Reference: PSYCH(P/L) 14/15 143. This study has been reviewed by, and received IRAS clearance through the HRA. IRAS approval reference number: IRAS 181903.

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