Katy Jones

Assistant Professor

Contact: katy.jones@nottingham.ac.uk

Biography

Dr Katy Jones (PhD, BA Hons) is an Assistant Professor in Applied Psychology in the School of Medicine (Institute of Mental Health) at the University of Nottingham (UK). She has over 15 years’ experience understanding addictive behaviour, impulse control, and decision-making across a number of clinical settings, and across the lifespan. Research approaches include mixed methods, applied clinical health research, systematic review, and meta-analysis. She is currently involved in the development and feasibility of appropriate intervention for people who have problems with alcohol and cannabis and understanding the psychological aspects of recovery. She has expertise teaching and assessing behavioural sciences and communication skills in medicine and is passionate about patient-centred care and reduction of stigma in the field of addiction.