Dr David Goss

Job Title and Responsibilities

  • Lecturer in Counselling and Psychology

About Me

I initially graduated with a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Liverpool John Moores University and worked in project management and consultancy before redirecting my career to psychology.  I then completed an MSc in Psychology at Liverpool Hope University before completing a professional doctorate (DCounsPsych) in counselling psychology at the University of Manchester. 

I have provided psychological therapy to clients for a number of years, predominantly working in private practice and as the clinical lead for a neurological charity. 

Qualifications

  • DCounsPsych Counselling Psychology

  • MSc Psychology

  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling

  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • British Psychological Society – Chartered Member (CPsychol).

  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – Practitioner Psychologist.

  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) - Member.

Research Interests

  • Decision Making and Intuition

  • Psychology of Spectating Sport

  • Neuropsychoanalysis

  • Affective Neuroscience

  • Cognitive Neuroscience

Selected Publications

Journal Articles:

Goss, D. (2015). The importance of incorporating neuroscientific knowledge into counselling psychology: An introduction to affective neuroscience. Counselling Psychology Review, 30, 52-63.

Goss, D. (in-press).  Integrating neuroscience into counseling psychology: A systematic review of current literature. The Counseling Psychologist.

Book Contributions:

Goss, D. (In Preparation). Neuropsychology. In T. Hanley, L. Winter, & C. Feltham (Eds). The Sage Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy (4th ed). London: Sage.

Current Teaching

Undergraduate

  • I am the co-module lead for Counselling Theory, Ethics and Personal Development.

  • Psychology dissertation and project supervisor.

Postgraduate

  • I am a lecturer on the postgraduate and professional diplomas in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

Contact

Dr David Goss
School of Psychology, Sport and Exercise
Faculty of Health Sciences
Staffordshire University
Science Centre
Leek Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 2DF
t: +44 (0)1782 422337
e: david.goss@staffs.ac.uk