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Last updated: 25 Apr 2020
- Applied Relaxation
- Behaviour Therapy
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa (CBT-BN)
- Motivational Enhancement Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing
- Solution Focused Brief Therapy
- Trauma focused CBT
Marie Reid is Professor of Psychology at the University of Hull and a Practitioner Psychologist in both Clinical and Health Psychology. As well as working in the NHS she practices privately and in partnership with the eating disorders charity SEED.
Areas of interest
eating disorders; obesity; psychological assessment and support for bariatric surgery; depression; anxiety; stress; phobias; recovering from traumatic events such as accidents and bereavements; coping effectively with serious physical health problems; psychological management of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and other endocrinological disorders; coping effectively with the psychological effects of other long term health conditions including cardiovascular problems, cancers and physical disabilities; interpersonal problems at work; relationship problems in private life; obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours; health psychology; clinical psychology;
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
- Physical disability
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Tier 3 Service for Serious Obesity, City Health Care Partnership CIC, Hull.
Human eating behaviour is her major specialism in both research and clinical practice and she has published over 50 papers in this field. Research topics include effects of carbohydrates on body mass and behaviour, effects of eating on mood and mood management, food outcome expectancies, service users perspectives on their conditions and their treatment, making lifestyle improvements with people with intellectual disabilities, the life stories of people with physical or mental health problems.
My young family; walking with our dog; interior decorating; gardening; running the local book club.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Fluent
- Italian - Fluent
- Spanish - Fluent
1. Goodwin, S., Whitham, C., Reid, M., Atkin, S.L. (2016/in press) A virtual gastric band hypnotherapy trial for weight loss – a randomised controlled pilot trial. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis.
2. Hammersley, R., Dalgarno, P., McCollum, S., Reid, M., Strike, Y., Smith, A., Wallace, J., Smart, A., Jack, M. & Liddell, D. (2015). Trauma in the childhood stories of people who have injected drugs. Addiction Research and Theory. Early online http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/16066359.2015.1093120.
3. Hammersley, R., Reid, M. & Atkin, S.L. (2014). How to measure mood in nutrition research. Nutrition Research Reviews. 27, 284–294.
4. Cartwright, L., Reid, M., Hammersley, R., Blackburn, C., & Glover, L. (2014). Food choice by people with intellectual disabilities at day centres: A qualitative study. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 19 (2), 103-115.
5. Mellor, D., Witham, C., Goodwin, S., Morris, M., Reid, M., Atkin SL. (2014). Weight loss in a UK commercial all meal provision study - a randomised controlled trial of a 12-week intervention in overweight adults. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27, 377-383.
6. Witham, C., Mellor, D., Goodwin, S., Reid, M., Atkin, SL. (2014). Weight maintenance over 12 months following weight loss resulting from participation in a 12 week randomised controlled trial comparing all meal provision to self-directed diet in overweight adults. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27, 384-390.
7. Reid, M. & Hammersley, R. (2014) Sugars and obesity: Meta-analysis establishes the strength of the correlation, not the cause. Nutrition Bulletin, 39, 153-156.
8. Reid, M., Hammersley, R., Duffy, M. & Ballantyne, C. (2014). Effects on obese women of the sugar sucrose added to the diet over 28 days, a quasi-randomised, single blind, controlled trial. British Journal of Nutrition, 111, 563-570.
- Statement of Equivalence in Clinical Psychology British Psychological Society 2003
- PhD in Behavioural Science University of Glasgow 1995
- M.Ed in Psychology University of Glasgow 1991
- BA Hons French and Spanish University of Strathclyde 1989
Details of entry to specialist register
- Practitioner Psychologist Health and Care Professions Council, PYL20319, 2016
Affiliations / memberships
Associate Fellow British Psychological Society
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Marie Reid 07789015021
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: westpsy1