Sean Perrin

Senior Lecturer, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, 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 PhD Students

  • Sophia Åkerblom, Department of Psychology, Lund University: The role of psychological flexibility, trauma history and PTSD, in outcomes for individuals seeking treatment for chronic pain. Supervisors: Sean Perrin, Marcelo Rivano & Lance McCracken
  • Linda Nordin, Department of Psychology, Lund University: Moderators and mediators of outcome in torture survivors seeking treatment for PTSD and chronic pain. Supervisors: Sean Perrin & Lars-Gunnar Lundh
  • Thomas Nilsson, Department of Psychology, Lund University: Randomized controlled preference trial of panic control treatment and brief, panic-focused psychodynamic therapy for panic disorder (Project POSE). Supervisors: Sean Perrin, Rolf Sandell, Håkan Johansson & Gardar Viborg
  • Martin Svensson, Department of Psychology/Lund University: Randomized controlled preference trial of panic control treatment and brief, panic-focused psychodynamic therapy for panic disorder (Project POSE). 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

  • Project: Randomized controlled trial of integrated cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment for co-occuring post-traumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder in adolescents; Investigators: Kathleen Mills (PI), Marie Teesson, Emma Barrett, Joanne Ross & Sarah Bendall, University of New South Wales; Vanessa Cobham, University of Queensland; Kathleen Brady & Sudie Back, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Project: Randomized controlled trial of EMDR and CBT writing therapy for children and adolescents with PTSD tied to a single traumatic event. External Collaborators: Carlijn de Roos, Ad de Jongh, Paul Emmelkamp, Bonnie Ziljstra, & Sascha Lucassen, University of Amsterdam; Saskia van der Oord, KU Leuven
  • Project: Development of a psychological flexibility-based treatment service for traumatized refugees seeking treatment for chronic pain. External Collaborators: Dignity - Danish Institute Against Torture; Lance M McCracken, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London
  • Project: Experimental examination of intolerance intolerance of uncertainty and its relationship to worry and anxiety in children and adolescents. External Collaborators: Nihan Osmanagaoglu & Helen Dodd, University of Reading

National & Regional Collaborations

  • Project: Phase 2/3 Study of Panic Control Treatment vs Panic-Focussed Psychodynamic Psychotherapy under randomized and self-selection conditions: Project POSE. External Collaborators: Region Skåne & Region Halland Psychiatry
  • Project: Identifying moderators and mediators of pain-related funcitoning to improve outcomes in Swedish adults seeking treatment for chronic pain. External Collaborators: Marcelo Fischer-Rivano, Department of Rehabiliation Medicine, Lund University Hospital; Lance M McCracken, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London
  • Project: Development of an intolerance of uncertainty focused treatment for Swedish adolescents with excessive worry and anxiety. External Collaborators: Tove Wahlund, Sarah Vigerland, Eva Serlachius, Erik Andersson, Ulrika Thulin, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute; Lars-Göran Öst, Stockholm University
  • Project: Using session-by-session monitoring to improve outcomes in first-line child and adolescent psychiatry services. External Collaborators: Agneta Paul & Matti Cervin, Region Skåne Psychiatry
  • Project: Providing online videos of yoga and breathing exercises to reduce distress among recent refugees in Sweden. External Collaborators: Anna Milk & Anders Malm, Milk.se & Yogobe.se

Recent research outputs

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