MERVE GÖZÜM

Avrupa Öğrenciler Temsilcisi Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi ve Londra Temsilcisi

Education

Feb 2020 – present

University College of London

PG Cert

Sept 2018 – Oct 2020

Kings College London

MSc Health Psychology

Sept 2013 - June 2016

Goldsmiths College, University Of London

Addictive Behaviours, Psychopathology, Psychology of the Arts and Aesthetics, Topics in Neuropsychology, Interpersonal Self

BSc Psychology - Upper second

Sept 2011 - June 2013

Chadwell Heath Academy, Sixth Form

A-levels (A-C)

Turkish, Mathematics, Religious Studies & Biology

Sept 2006 - June 2011

Chadwell Heath Academy

GCSEs (A*- C)

All subjects

Work experience

February 2020 - Current

Haringey IAPT service

Trainee PWP

Training contract

Working with common mental health problems (i.e. depression, anxiety and panic attacks)

Adapting evidence-based resources (i.e CBT based principles) to treatment


January 2019 – April 2019

Guys Cancer Centre – Skin Unit

 Student placement

Observing multidisciplinary health clinics (e.g Radiotherapy clinics, discussion therapy groups)

Shadowing clinical psychologists and specialist nurses and doctors

Designing and following through a project on promoting a specialist service for patients with Graft-versus-host-disease


October 2017 – January 2020

GLENHOLME Supported Living

Dual Diagnosis Support Worker

Provide practical and emotional support to service users through a person-centred approach.

Schedule regular client meetings and carry out goal orientated work.

Project management of cliental audits; monitoring the used treatment model.

Co-facilitate dual diagnosis group therapy sessions

November 2016 – August 2017

Moodist Psychiatry Hospital (Turkey)

Assistant psychologist (Honorary)

Participated in psychoeducation for substance abuses, co-occurring mental health disorders and psycho-education on mental health diagnosis, for patients and carers.

Observed and assisted in managing psychiatric crises of patients and challenging behaviour

Collaborated in the research of gambling addiction treatment manual.


August 2015 – November 2016

Venkat Health Centre

Receptionist


Trained in chaperoning, fire Safety, information governance, principles of health and safety, safeguarding children and adults.

Completed administrative tasks including making/cancelling appointments, registering patients and prescription distribution.

Completed appropriate documentation and system entry.


Research experience

Co-facilitator of focus group for a postgraduate doctorate research for suicidal patients called “Talk about it”. I was note taking throughout the interviews and interpreting key factors according to manual. Attending meetings with researcher. Assisted with presentation.


Undergraduate dissertation; research on “The interaction between the positivity effect, mood and self-perception”. Recruiting participants through GP service and administrating questionnaires alongside regulating a cognitive memory test. Collecting data and input into SPSS. Performing statistical analysis and thesis write up.


Research Training

Dec 2018

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


Jan 2019

Good Clinical Practice



Relevant Publication

Charlton, R.A., Gozum, M., Izzard, S. The effect of individual differences on the positivity effect across the lifespan. Submitted presentation at the Fifth International Conference on Aging and Cognition, April 2019, Zurich, Switzerland


Skills/ Achievements

Elected senior student at Chadwell Heath Academy Sixth Form 

Community scout award - fundraising for Macmillan 

Bilingual in Turkish and English

GEM award – For research and project achievement at Glenholme


SPSS - Group Therapy facilitator - Research - Work with substance users - Case management - Community Outreach - Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel)  – Qualtrics