Dr Doswell has worked in the NHS for 20 years, with individuals with a learning disability and/or autism. She joined SLaM in 2020 and is Chair of the Faculty for People with Intellectual Disabilities within the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Education and training
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (University of East Anglia), 2001
- Post-doctoral qualifications include a Diploma in Systemic Practice, Positive Behaviour Support Coaching and Accredited Non-Violent Resistance practitioner.
Samuel, J. and Doswell, S. (in print) Chapter “The use of Intensive Interaction in trauma-informed care for people with severe and profound intellectual disabilities” in Trauma and Intellectual Disabilities: Acknowledgement, Identification and Intervention Pavilion
Asaga, K., Burns, J. & Doswell, S. (2019) Sex and relationships education for young people and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism Pavilion
Doswell, S., Kokhar, L., McKillop, M., Quazi, P and Oliver, D. (2020) Non-Violent Resistance (NVR) for parents of adults with learning disability – A pilot group The Bulletin of the Faculty for People with Intellectual Disabilities Vol. 18 No. 2