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Professor Rachel Tribe

Professor

Psychology and Social Change, Psychology

Professor Rachel Tribe is a chartered organisational and chartered counselling psychologist who has experience of working in the private, public, charity and academic sectors. She is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a registered HCPC Psychologist.

    Professor Rachel Tribe is a chartered organisational and chartered counselling psychologist who also holds an MBA and has qualifications in training and marketing.   She is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a registered HCPC Psychologist.  She has experience of working in the private, public, charity and academic sectors.

    Rachel Tribe is the Professorial Adviser for Applied Psychology for the School of Psychology at UEL. Her work has global reach and has had significant impact in a number of countries. She is regularly invited to provide training programmes or present her work in a variety of countries and is involved in a wide range of national and international initiatives. Her national and international consultancy and training has included the British Psychological Society (BPS), (British) Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Department of Education, the Department of Health (DH) the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the World Association of Psychiatrists, The World Association of Cultural Psychiatry, Refugee Council, Amnesty International, British Council, Red Cross, MSF, War Child, the Singapore Psychological Society and a range of national  organisations. Her clinical interests focus on all aspects of trauma, culture and mental health, professional and ethical practice. She is an authority on working with interpreters in mental health, studying at doctoral level, professional and ethical practice, migration and mental health, older adults, social justice, psychosocial interventions and organisational development. In 2014 Professor Tribe was awarded the British Psychological Society’s Ethics Committee’s award for Challenging Social Inequalities.  In 2019 she was awarded the British Psychological Society DcoP award for diversity and innovation.  In addition, she was awarded funding from the Global Challenges Research fund to support her work in 2019 and an international fellowship from the Association of Commonwealth Universities in 2020.  

    Professor Tribe is an active applied psychologist, clinician and researcher and was the founder and first programme leader for the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. She was an invited member of the first constituted BPS Presidential task force. She is involved with a number of community organisations in a range of capacities, this includes a range of volunteering work and being a trustee for two international mental health charities.

    Professor Tribe has co-edited 3 books, 6 Special or Guest editions of journals and written over 40 book chapters and 50 peer-reviewed journal articles.  The 3rd Edition of the Handbook of Professional, Research and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors and Psychiatrists which she co-edited will be published in April, 2020.  During 2017/2018 she was a co-editor and contributor to four sets of BPS guidelines. She is the lead for the school on civic/community engagement. As part of UEL’s Civic/Community Engagement work she led a team from across the university and with a range of community partners to produce a mental health and wellbeing portal for refugees, asylum-seekers and health and social care professionals. For more information see https://www.uel.ac.uk/research/refugee-mental-health-and-wellbeing-portal 


    Overview




    Professional and Ethical Practice
    Critical Psychology
    Trauma
    Migration and Mental health
    Global Mental Health
    Working trans culturally
    Working with Interpreters
    Civic and Community Engagement


    Research

    Research Publications

    Tribe, R. & Thompson, K. (2017) Working with Interpreters: Guidance for Psychologists. Leicester: BPS Publications. ROAR Link

    Patel, N. Tribe, R., & Yule, B. (eds) (2018) Guidelines for Psychologists working with Refugees and Asylum-seekers in the UK: Extended version, Leicester: BPS publications. ROAR Link

    Patel, N. Tribe, R., & Yule, B. (eds) (2018) Guidelines for Psychologists working with Refugees and Asylum-seekers in the UK: Summary version, Leicester: BPS publications. ROAR Link

    Thompson, K., Tribe, R. & Zlotowitz, S. (2018) (eds) Guidance for Psychologists on Working in Partnership with Community Organisations. Leicester: BPS publications. ROAR Link

    Tribe, R. & Marshall, C. (2020- in press) Preparing a conference, doctoral or professional presentation. Counselling Psychology Review
    Persaud,A., Tribe, R.,Bhugra, D.,Bhui,K,.,Testoni, I., Pace, C., Kathib, Y.Van Sluytman, L.G.,Rathod, S. , Willis, J.,Dowd , P. (2019) A Magna Carta for People Living with Mental Illness..A Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation International Federation (Careif ) Global Position statement World Cultural Psychiatry Research Review, 14,1/2, 43-46
    Rathod, S., Persaud, A., Naeem:, F., Pinninti, N.,Tribe, R.,Eylem, O.,Gorczynski..P., Phiri, P.Husain:,N.,Muzaffar, S. & Irfan, M. (2019)Culturally Adapted Interventions in Mental Health: A Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation International Federation (Careif ) Global Position statement. World Association of Cultural Psychiatry Research Review, 14,1/2, 21-29
    Persaud, A., Tribe, R., Bhugra, D.,Bhui,K., Rathod, S., Willis, J. (2019) Migration and Mental Health. A Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation International Federation (Careif ) Global Position statement. World Association of Cultural Psychiatry Research Review, 14,1/2, 47-53
    Dein, S., Persaud, A., Tribe, R., Lashley, M., Bhui, K., Thapliyal, A.,Khatib, Y.,Rathod, S., Gabriel, M., Willis, J., Bhugra, D.,Rathod, S.,. Braakman, M.H.,Iraqi ,F.,Swartz, L., Jisraj Singh Gataora: Van Sluytman, L.G.,Bass, D.,Bemak:, F., Dinos,S.,Day, G.,Watson,S.,ChiYing Chung, R. (2019)Moving Beyond Christianity: Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and Mental Health: A Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation International Federation (Careif ) Global Position statement. World Association of Cultural Psychiatry Research Review Journal 14 1/2, 13-19
    Tribe, R. (2019) Using co- production within mental health training when working with refugee or migrant community groups. International Journal of Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207411.2019.1693087
    Tribe, R. & Bell, D. (2018) Social justice, diversity, and leadership: How counselling psychologists can get involved in work which promotes leadership and diversity beyond the consulting room. In Psychology, Leadership & Diversity. European Journal of Counselling Psychology. 6,1,111-125
    Patel, N., Tribe, R. & Yule, W. (eds) (2018 ) British Psychological Society Presidential Task Force. Guidelines for Psychologists Working with Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the UK: Extended Version (2018)
    Finill, C. & Tribe, R. (2017) How do women experience having a mother with dementia? A thematic analysis.   Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 32, 2, 4-13
    Tribe, R. & Tunariu, A. (2017) Preparing for and Writing up your doctoral thesis Counselling Psychology Review, 32, 2, 57-66
    Tunariu, A.D., Tribe, R., Frings, D, & Albery, I.P. (2017) The iNEAR programme: an existential positive psychology intervention for resilience and emotional wellbeing.  International Review of Psychiatry, 29, 4, 362-372
    Tribe, R. & Tunariu, A. (2017) Turning your dissertation into a publishable journal article. Psychology of Education Review, 41, 2, 22-30
    Tribe, R. & Thompson, K. (2017) British Psychological Society, Working with Interpreters: Guidelines for Psychologists BPS guidelines. BPS publications: Leicester DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.24082.56009
    Tribe, R. & Tunariu, A (2016) Preparing for a doctoral viva. Psychology of Education Review, 40,2, 51-58
    Tribe, R. & Tunariu, A.D (2016) Preparing for a doctoral viva. Counselling Psychology Review 31, 1, 59-66
    Tribe, R. & Tunariu, A.D (2016) Turning your dissertation into a publishable journal article. Counselling Psychology Review 31, 1, 50-58
    Resera, E., Tribe, R., & Lane, P. (2015). Interpreting in mental health, roles and dynamics in practice. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 8(2), 192-206. doi:10.1080/17542863.2014.921207
    Lane, P., & Tribe, R. (2014). Refugees, grief and loss: critical debates. Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement, 17(3), 74–79.
    O’Brien, P., & Tribe, R. (2014). Exploring Polish migrants’ adaptation to life in the UK: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health. 7(4) 439–451. doi:10.1080/17542863.2013.844185
    Tribe, R., Weerasinghe, D., & Parameswaran, S. (2014). Increasing mental health capacity in a post conflict country through effective professional volunteer partnerships: a series of case studies with government agencies, local NGOs and the diaspora community. International Review of Psychiatry, 26(5), 558–565. doi:10.3109/09540261.2014.918025
    Tribe, R., & Melluish, S. (2014). Editorial to Globalization, culture and mental health. International Review of Psychiatry, 26(5), 535–537. doi:10.3109/09540261.2014.955086
    Tribe, R. (2014). Culture, politics and global mental health. Disability and the Global South, 1(2), 251–265.
    Bhugra, D., Gupta, S., Bhui, K., Craig, T., Dogra, N., Ingleby, J.D., … Tribe, R. (2011). WPA guidance on mental health and mental health care in migrants. World Psychiatry, 10(1), 2–10.
    Tribe, R., & Thompson, K. (2011). Developing guidelines on working with interpreters in mental health: opening up an international dialogue? International Journal of Culture & Mental Health, 4(2), 81–90. doi:10.1080/17542863.2010.503365
    Tribe, R., & Calvert, H. (2011). Moving forward together? Legacy issues in post conflict Sri Lanka. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 7(3), 131–138. doi:10.1108/17479891111196159
    Tribe, R., & Lane, P. (2011). Promoting mental well-being for older people from diverse ethnic backgrounds suffering from dementia. Nursing and Residential Care, 13(12), 594–596.
    Lane, P., & Tribe, R. (2010). Following NICE 2008: a practical guide for health professionals: community engagement with local black and minority ethnic (BME) community groups. Diversity in Health and Care, 7(2), 105–114.
    Lane, P., & Tribe, R. (2010). Towards an understanding of the cultural health needs of older gypsies: an introduction. Working with Older People, 14(2), 23–30. doi:10.5042/wwop.2010.0264
    Lane, P., Tribe, R., & Hui, R. (2010). Intersectionality and the mental health of elderly Chinese women living in the UK. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 6(4), 34–41. doi:10.5042/ijmhsc.2011.0152
    Satkunanayagam, K., Tunariu, A., & Tribe, R. (2010). A qualitative exploration of mental health professionals’ experience of working with survivors of trauma in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 3(1), 43–51. doi:10.1080/17542861003593336
    Tribe, R. (2009). Working with interpreters in mental health. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 2(2), 92–101. doi:10.1080/17542860903115976
    Tribe, R., & Thompson, K. (2009). Exploring the three way relationship in therapeutic work with interpreters. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 5(2), 13–21. doi:10.1108/17479894200900009
    Tribe, R., & Keefe, A. (2009). Issues in using interpreters in therapeutic work with refugees. What is not being expressed? European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling, 11(4), 409–424. doi:10.1080/13642530903444795
    Tribe, R., & Tunariu, A. (2009). Mind your language — working with interpreters in health care settings and therapeutic encounters. Journal of Sex and Relationship Therapy, 24, 74–84. doi:10.1080/14681990802666023
    Tribe, R., & Thompson, K. (2009). Opportunity for development or necessary nuisance? The case for viewing working with interpreters as a bonus in therapeutic work. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 5(2), 4–12. doi:10.1108/17479894200900008
    Tribe, R., Lane, P., & Hearsum, S. (2009). Working towards promoting positive mental health and well-being for older people within BME Communities. Working with Older people, 31(1), 35–40. doi:10.1108/13663666200900009
    Tribe, R., & Lane, P. (2008). Working with interpreters across language and culture in mental health. Journal of Mental Health. doi:10.1080/09638230701879102
    Tribe, R., & Thompson, K. (2008). Guidelines for all psychologists working with Interpreters in health settings. Leicester: BPS.
    Lane, P., Tribe, R., & Hearsham, S. (2008). Improving mental health services for asylum seekers and refugees: working with groups who have multiple needs: Department of Health and Home Office.
    Bhui, K., Jones, E., Freestone, M. & Tribe, R (2017) Understanding and Preventing Extremism International Review of Psychiatry, 29, 4

    Persaud, A,. Tribe, R., & Rathod, S. (2019 ) (eds) Special  Edition on Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation International Foundation (Careif)  Position Statements.   World Association of Cultural Psychiatry Research Review,14, 1/2, 11-53,
    Tribe, R., & Thompson, K. (2008). Guidelines for all psychologists working with Interpreters in health settings. Leicester: BPS. Currently being updated
    Tribe, R. & Raval, H.(eds) 2003 Working with Interpreters in Mental Health. London: Brunner-Routledge (reprinted 2014)

    Tribe, R & Morrissey, J. (eds) (2005) The Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Psychotherapists & Counsellors. London: Brunner- Routledge isbn 1-58391-969-4

    Tribe, R & Morrissey, J. (eds) (2015) The Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Psychotherapists & Counsellors. London: Brunner- Routledge. 2nd edition Hbk: 978-0-415-70528-8 Pbk: 978-0-415-70529-5 e-book 978-1-135-74792-7. http://www.routledgementalhealth.com/books/details/9780415705295/

    Lane, P. & Tribe, R. (eds) (2017 ) Anti-discriminatory practice in mental health for older people. London & Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley http://www.jkp.com/uk/anti-discriminatory-practice-in-mental-health-for-older-people-34523.html
    Tribe, R. (2020- in press) Working with migrants through an interpreter in D. Bhugra, (eds)  Oxford Textbook of Migrant Psychiatry.  Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Tribe, R. & Jalonen, A.  (2020- in press) Working with refugees and asylum seekers in D. Bhugra, (eds) Oxford Textbook of Migrant Psychiatry: Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Tribe, R. (2020- in press) Trainee perspectives on professional and ethical practice in R. Tribe &  J. Morrissey. (eds) The Handbook of Professional, Ethical and Research  Practice for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychiatrists and Social Workers, London:  Brunner- Routledge. 3rd  edition

    Carroll, M. & Tribe, R. (2020- in press) Psychological contracts; hidden agreements in life and at work  in R. Tribe, & J. Morrissey, J. (eds) The Handbook of Professional, Ethical and Research  Practice for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychiatrists and Social Workers, London:  Brunner- Routledge. 3rd  edition

    Tribe, R., Tunariu, A.D.  & Jidong, D. E. (2020- in press)  Civic engagement and social justice: Making a difference through improving communication across language and culture in community settings  in D. Moussaoui, A. Ventriglio & Bhugra, D. (eds) Migration and Mental Health. New York:Springer.

    Krasnici, Y. & Tribe, R. (2020-  in press)  Acculturation Experiences of first wave Kosovan women migrants living in the United Kingdom: An Interpretative phenomenological analysis in D. Moussaoui, A. Ventriglio & Bhugra, D. (eds) Migration and Mental Health New York:Springer.

    Tribe, R.  & Tunariu, A.D. (2020- in press) Intercultural Counselling and Psychotherapy with New Immigrants and Refugees in D. Bhugra, (eds) Oxford Textbook of Migrant Psychiatry: Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Tribe, R. & Tunariu, A.D.  (2020- in press) Culture, Mental Health, and  Migration   in E. Lee & R. Moodley, (eds)  The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Ethnicity and Culture in Mental Health London: Routledge

    Tribe, R. Berdondini, L. & Tunariu, A.D.  (2020- in press) Intercultural Counselling and Psychotherapy with New Immigrants and Refugees in Agostino Portera, Roy Moodley and Marta Milan in  Intercultural Counselling and Psychotherapy in Europe; Cambridge Scholars Publishing

    Huq, A., McIntosh, M. & Tribe, R. (2020- in press) Professional and ethical issues in working with older adults in R. Tribe, & J. Morrissey, J. (eds) The Handbook of Professional, Ethical and Research Practice for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychiatrists and Social Workers, London:  Brunner- Routledge. 3rd  edition

    Tribe, R & Tunariu, A. (2018) Psychological Interventions and Assessments in Bhugra, D. & Bhui, K. The Textbook of Cultural Psychiatry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

    Tribe, R. (2017) Commentary on 'Case studies of innovative practice and policy' in R. White,. et al in the Palgrave Handbook of Global Mental Health: Socio-cultural Perspectives. London: Macmillan-Palgrave

    Tribe, R. & Lane, P. (2017) Ageing, ethnicity and mental health in P. Lane & R. Tribe. (Eds) Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Tribe, R. & Lane. (2017) Caring for carers in P. Lane & R. Tribe. (Eds) Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Tribe, R & Lane. P. (2017) Working with interpreters in mental health in P. Lane & R. Tribe. (Eds) Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Lane. P. & Tribe, R. (2017) A brief guide to ageing and food in P. Lane & R. Tribe. (2016) (Eds) Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Lane, P. & Tribe, R. (2017) Introduction. In in P. Lane & R. Tribe. Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Lane, P. & Tribe, R. (2017) End of Life Issues. In in P. Lane & R. Tribe. Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Tribe, R. & Tunariu, A.D. (2017) Working with Interpreters in Feltham, C., Hanley, T. & L.A. Winter (eds) The Sage Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy p.536-541

    Tribe, R. & Lane. P. (2017) Caring for carers in P. Lane & R. Tribe. (Eds) Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Tribe, R. & Tunariu, A. (2017) Working across language and culture as a clinician in C.Feltham, T.Hanley, & L. Winter, (2017) Sage Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy (4th edition)

    Tribe, R. & Lane, P. (2017) Ageing, ethnicity and mental health in P. Lane & R. Tribe. (Eds) Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Tribe, R & Lane. P. (2017) Working with interpreters in mental health in P. Lane & R. Tribe. (Eds) Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Lane. P. & Tribe, R. (2017) A brief guide to ageing and food in P. Lane & R. Tribe. (2016) (Eds) Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Lane, P. & Tribe, R. (2017) End of Life Issues. In in P. Lane & R. Tribe. Anti-discriminatory practice when working in mental health with older people

    Tribe, R. (2016) Cultural Perspectives on Mental Health and Community Based Rehabilitation in Sri Lanka in P. Smith & Gilbert, R. Disability and Culture: an Inter-Professional Perspective. London: Common Ground Publishing

    Forster, P., & Tribe, R. (2015). Professional and ethical issues when working with learning disabled clients. In R. Tribe & J. Morrissey (Eds.), Handbook of professional and ethical practice (pp. 221–231). London: Brunner-Routledge.

    Tribe, R. (2015). Cultural perspectives on mental health and community based rehabilitation. In P. Smith & R. Gilbert (Eds.), Disability and culture: an inter-professional perspective. Champaign, IL: Common Ground Publishing.

    Tribe, R., & Lane, P. (2015). Mental health interpreting. In F. Pöchhacker (Ed.), Routledge encyclopaedia of interpreting studies. London: Routledge.

    Tribe, R. (2015). Trainee perspectives on professional and ethical practice. In R. Tribe & J. Morrissey (Eds.), Handbook of professional and ethical practice (pp. 317–331). London: Brunner-Routledge.

    Tribe, R. (2014). Race and cultural diversity: the training of psychologists and psychiatrists. In R. Moodley & M. Ocampo (Eds.), Critical psychiatry and mental health: exploring the work of Suman Fernando in clinical practice. London: Routledge.

    Tribe, R., & Satakanayagam, K. (2014). Vicarious trauma, mental health and migration. In D. Somasundaran (Ed.), Collective Trauma. Australia: Sage.

    Qureshi, A., & Tribe, R. (2013). Barriers to the intercultural therapeutic relationship and how to overcome them. In K. Bhui (Ed.), Elements of culture and mental health: critical questions for clinicians (pp. 51–56). London: Royal College of Psychiatrists.

    Tribe, R. (2013). Is trauma-focused therapy helpful for survivors of war and conflict? In K. Bhui (Ed.), Elements of culture and mental health: critical questions for clinicians (pp. 1–6). London: Royal College of Psychiatrists.

    Tribe, R., & Qureshi, A. (2013). How does intercultural interpretation work in the mental health setting? In K. Bhui (Ed.), Elements of culture and mental health: critical questions for clinicians (pp. 57–60). London: Royal College of Psychiatrists.

    Tribe, R. (2011). Working with interpreters and bicultural workers. In C. Lago (Ed.), The Handbook of transcultural counselling and psychotherapy. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

    Tribe, R. (2011). Migration and mental health: working across culture and language. In D. Bhugra & S. Gupta (Eds.), Migrants and mental health. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Tribe, R. (2010). Mental health of refugees and asylum seekers. In D. Bhugra, S. Cross & R. Bhattacharya (Eds.), Cultural topics in clinical psychiatry (pp. 27. London: Royal College of Psychiatrists Press.

    Publications

    Professor Tribe has consulted to a wider range of organisations in the UK and abroad, she has consulted to the Department of Health, the Department of Children and Families/Education, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, National Institute for Mental Health in England [NIMHE], HM Prison Service, NHS England and a variety of statutory and voluntary organisations in a number of countries. She has also provided consultancy to several management consultancy firms. She is currently engaged on one national and one international consultancy project.


    Civic Engagement launch

    civic engagement launch

    Mental Health and Wellbeing Portal launch

    For more on Rachel's work with civic engagement, see https://www.uel.ac.uk/Schools/Psychology/Research/Refugee-Mental-Health-and-Wellbeing-Portal

    Interests

    Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, BSc in Clinical and Community Psychology, MSc in Clinical and Community Psychology, International Humanitarian Psychosocial Intervention by distance learning 



    Teaching: Programmes

    MSc in Clinical and Community Psychology
    International Humanitarian Psychosocial Consultation by distance learning
    Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology
    Professional Doctorate in Clinical psychology

    Teaching