Job Title and Responsibilities
Lecturer in Counselling and Psychology
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.
DCounsPsych Counselling 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.
Decision Making and Intuition
Psychology of Spectating Sport
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. (2016). Integrating neuroscience into counseling psychology: A systematic
review of current literature. The Counseling Psychologist, 44, 895-920.
Goss, D., & Parnell, T. A. (2017). Integrating neuroscience into counselling
psychology:Exploring the views and experiences of UK based counselling
psychologists. Counselling Psychology Review, 32(4), 4-17.
Goss, D. (2017). Working with neuroscience and neuropsychology. In C. Feltham, T.
Hanley, & L. A. Winter (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Counselling and
Psychotherapy (4th ed., pp. 562-566). London: Sage.
I am the co-module lead for Counselling Theory, Ethics and Personal Development.
Psychology dissertation and project supervisor.
I am a lecturer on the postgraduate and professional diplomas in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
ContactDr David Goss
School of Psychology, Sport and Exercise
Faculty of Health Sciences
t: +44 (0)1782 422337