Sean PerrinSenior Lecturer, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Chartered Clinical Psychologist (#079363), British Psychological Society , Practioner Psychologist (Clinical), UK Health and Care Professions Council, PhD, MS, BA

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)

Keywords

  • Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety and Depression, Chronic Pain, Access to Evidence-Based Treatments, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies

Research

My Research Interests

  • Improving the efficacy of psychological treatments for (mental) health problems by identifying moderators and mediators of outcome and overall functioning, particularly for individuals (children & adults) with PTSD, OCD, anxiety and chronic pain
  • Increasing patient access to high quality, evidence-based treatments, delivered in an evidence-based way

Current Post-Doctoral Fellows & PhD Students

  • Sophia Åkerblom PhD, Pain Rehabilitation Clinic, Lund University Hospital: Treatment of Chronic Pain
  • Linda Nordin, Department of Psychology, Lund University: Treatment of Chronic Pain in Tortured Refugees. Supervisors: Sean Perrin & Gisela Priebe
  • Thomas Nilsson, Department of Psychology, Lund University: Treatment of Panic Disorder. Supervisors: Sean Perrin, Rolf Sandell, Håkan Johansson & Gardar Viborg
  • Martin Svensson, Department of Psychology, Lund University: Treatment of Pancid Disorder. Supervisors: Sean Perrin, Rolf Sandell, Håkan Johansson & Gardar Viborg
  • Matti Cervin, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Lund University: Cognitive and emotion-related mechanisms in pediatric OCD. Supervisors: Magnus Lindvall & Sean Perrin
  • Irina Landin, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Lund University: Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adolescents with ADHD. Supervisors: Peik Gustafsson & Sean Perrin
  • Tove Wahlund, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical Research Unit, Karolinska Institute: Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder. Supervisors: Eva Serlachius, Sarah Vigerland, Erik Andersson, Sean Perrin & Lars-Göran Öst

International Collaborations

  • RCT of integrated CBT for co-occuring PTSD and Substance Use Disorder in adolescents; Kathleen Mills (PI), Marie Teesson (CI), Emma Barrett (CI), Joanne Ross (CI), University of New South Wales; Vanessa Cobham (CI), University of Queensland; Kathleen Brady (CI) & Sudie Back (CI), Medical University of South Carolina; Sean Perrin (CI), Lund University
  • RCT of EMDR and CBT writing therapy for children and adolescents with PTSD tied to a single traumatic event. Carlijn de Roos, Ad de Jongh, Paul Emmelkamp, Bonnie Ziljstra, & Sascha Lucassen, University of Amsterdam; Saskia van der Oord, KU Leuven; Sean Perrin, Lund University
  • Development of a psychological flexibility-based treatment service for tortured refugees seeking treatment for chronic pain. Linda Nordin, Dignity - Danish Institute Against Torture; Lance M McCracken, Uppsala University/Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London

National & Regional Collaborations

  • Using moderators and mediators of pain-related functioning to improve outcomes in CBT for chronic pain. Sophia Åkerblom & Marcelo Fischer-Rivano, Pain Rehabilitation Clinic, Lund University Hospital; Lance M McCracken, Uppsala University/Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London; Sean Perrin, Lund University
  • Using session-by-session monitoring to improve outcomes in first-line child and adolescent psychiatry services. Agneta Paul & Matti Cervin, Region Skåne Psychiatry; Sean Perrin, Lund University
  • Providing online videos of yoga and breathing exercises to reduce distress among recent refugees in Sweden. Anna Milk & Anders Malm, Milk.se & Yogobe.se; Sean Perrin, Lund University

Recent research outputs

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