Dr Miles Thomas
, School of Psychology
Miles is a Senior Specialist Educational and Child Psychologist (Social Emotional and Mental Health). He has a particular interest in Solution Focused Approaches. He is Programme Director (Research and Practice) on the Professional Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology at UEL.
Areas Of Interest
Miles has particular interest in Social Emotional and Mental Health. Other interests and published work includes the application of Solution Focused approaches, Goal Attainment Scaling, Nurture Groups and Action Research. He examines and supervises Doctoral theses at UEL and is an External Examiner for Queens University Belfast Doctorate in Educational Psychology. He is an invited lecturer, supervisor and examiner for other programmes at UEL including the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Masters in Applied Positive Psychology.
Miles is Editor of an open access journal Educational Psychology Research and Practice (EPRaP). He was an Associate Editor and a member of the Psychologist Policy Committee and still writes specific commissions for the Psychologist Magazine. He reviews books and articles for a range of other journals and magazines. He runs a website on psychology and wine, www.winepsych.com, which has a database of research in the area. He also maintains a blog and is currently writing a book, The psychology of wine: how we think about the wine we drink, for Wiley Blackwell's new "Psychology of…" series. He is published in the UK and abroad and is regularly invited to speak on this topic.