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Christine Roberts

Nursing and Advanced Practice

Faculty of Health

I am a senior lecturer in mental health and a British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. I have worked within mental health for over 10 years, starting my journey within acquired brain injury before training specifically within the CBT specialism. I am passionate about developing awareness, reducing stigma and increasing access to support for those suffering with mental health problems. I am the North-West lead trainer for Making Every Contact Count for Mental Health for the Royal Society of Public Health.


2009, University of Leicester, United Kingdom, MSC Applied Forensic Psychology
2007, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons) Psychology

Postgraduate training

Post Graduate certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, 2017 - 2018
Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive and behaviour therapies, United Kingdom, University of Manchester, 2015 - 2016
PG Certificate Primary Care Mental Health, United Kingdom, University of Central Lancashire, 2011 - 2012

Journal article

Roberts C, Morrell-Scott N, Wilkinson A. 2022. Learning beyond a single field of nursing through a virtual case-based approach to pre-registration nurse education. British Journal of Nursing, 31 :948-952 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Putwain DW, Roberts CM. 2012. Fear and efficacy appeals in the classroom: the secondary teachers' perspective EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 32 :355-372 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Putwain DW, Roberts CM. 2009. The development of an instrument to measure teachers' use of fear appeals in the GCSE classroom BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 79 :643-661 DOI Author Url Publisher Url


Putwain DW, Pekrun R, Rainbird E, Roberts C. 2022. Cognitive-Behavioural Intervention for Test Anxiety: Could Teachers Deliver the STEPS Program and What Training Would They Require? Handbook of Stress and Academic Anxiety: Psychological Processes and Interventions with Students and Teachers :381-399 9783031127366 DOI Publisher Url

Conference presentation:

First we must listen; understanding equality, diversity and inclusivity in pre registration nursing to improve student experiences., RCN education conference, Oral presentation. 2022

Hearing student voices to develop inclusion and equality in learning, teaching and assessment, RCN Education conference, Oral presentation. 2022

Improving collaboration between the university and nursing students to support Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) within education and practice placements for the pre-registration nursing programme, RCN Education Forum Virtual, Online, Oral presentation. 2022

Other Professional Activity:

LJMU Curriculum Enhancement Internship Project funding EDI. 2021

Teaching qualification:

PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. 2018