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Briony Williams

Head of Academic unit - Allied Health Sciences

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details


tel: 01905 54 2153

MSc Health and Social Care

Diploma College of Occupational Therapists.

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

I have been an occupational therapist since 1981. My main area of clinical experience has been in community mental health and substance misuse services in South West London, Worcestershire and Stourbridge in the West Midlands . I have been an educator since 1999 and I commenced at University of Worcester in 2007 as Programme Lead for Foundation degrees. I am committed to helping students to integrate theory and practice learning. Prior to coming to University of Worcester I taught on the undergraduate occupational therapy programme at Coventry University I was also Admissions Tutor for Occupational Therapy.

Research Interests

Supporting health and promoting exercise lifestyle interventions for people with long term conditions

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Registered with HCPC

British Association of Occupational Therapy



Donnelly, E. Williams, B. Parkinson, T. (2009) Understanding and Helping People in Crisis Exeter: Reflect Press

Tilmouth, T. Davies-Ward, E. Williams, B. (2011) Foundation Degree Health and Social Care London: Hodder Education

Burton, M. Pavord, E. Williams, B. (2014) An Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health SAGE: London

Williams,. B. (2014) Group therapy: a natural opportunity for support Practice Nursing Vol 25 (4) 190-194.

Upton., D. Stephens, D. Williams,. B. Scurlock Evans,. L. (2014) Occupational therapists Attitudes, Knowledge and Implementation of Evidenced Based Practice: a Systematic Review of Published Research British Journal of Occupational therapy (Vol 77 (1), 24 38)

Poster SHAPE (Supporting Health And promoting Exercise) project for young people with Psychosis
(Jo Smith, Briony Williams, Marie Band, David Hickman, Eleanor Bradley, Jane Richardson, Chris Burton, Susie Ackner, Kat Ferrar, Lisa Griffiths, Veronica Wilkie, Rachael Hird- Smith)

SHAPE Presentation
Smith, J. and Williams B. International Early Psychosis Association Conference in Tokyo, Japan: within a physical health in FEP symposium (19th November 2014).

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

External examiner:

Lancaster University
University of Greenwich