Master of Arts in Psychology Honours, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1995. Master of Philosophy, University Manchester, England, 1997. Doctor in Clinical Psychology, University Leeds, England, 2000.
Research psychologist University Manchester, 1995—1997. Psychologist in clinical training University of Leeds, 1997—2000. Clinical psychologist Barium Strontium Titanate Mental Health National Health Service trust, Manchester, since 2000.
Honorary research fellow University Manchester, since 2001.
Member of British Psychological Society.
Married Jason Linton Spurdle, December 27, 2002.