David Sheffield

David Sheffield


I am a Registered Health Psychologist and have trained students to be Health Psychologists (stage 1 and stage 2 training). I have supervised 15 students to successful PhD and Doctorate completion. My interests include:
Pain and Pain Management in Patients, Athletes, and Healthy Adults.
Cardiovascular Responses to Stress in healthy adults and patients with heart disease.
Performing under Pressure: Challenge and Threat responses in athletes.
Nature Connectedness: correlates and interventions to increase how people relate to nature.
Maths Anxiety and performance.
Brief interventions including positive psychology, mindfulness, and compassion-based approaches.

Anaesthesiology & Pain Management Cardiology Epidemiology Neuroscience Psychiatry & Psychology Public Health

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Associate Head of Centre for Psychological Research

University of Derby
Life and Natural Sciences


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