Amy Curtis

Job Role
Senior Lecturer in Psychology


I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Liverpool and graduated in 2010.

Following this, I worked within several mental health services including older adult mental health, psychiatric intensive care and CAMHS. Whilst working I completed a masters degree, again at the University of Liverpool with the Epidemiology Team exploring risks associated with dog bites!

I began my PhD in December 2014 and am due to submit it this year. My PhD is exploring the benefits of Arts for Health activities on the wellbeing of older adults.

I have two small children and a dog to keep me busy in my spare time! 


BSc in Psychology in 2010.

Masters by Research in Clinical Science (MRes) - Epidemiology Pathway- 2013.

PhD in Health and Wellbeing- currently studying.


Healthy Ageing, Mental Health, Epidemiology of Health and Disease.



  • PSY501 - Developmental Psychology


Curtis, A., Gibson, L., O’Brien, M. & Roe, B. 2018. Systematic review of the impact of arts for health activities on health, wellbeing and quality of life of older people living in care homes. Dementia.