Lauren Schumacher

Lauren completed her undergraduate psychology degree at the University of West Florida, later obtaining her MSc Psychology here at Coventry University. In 2014 Lauren was an intern at the Anna Freud Centre, working on the IMPACT-ME trial, which examined the personal experience of young people undergoing therapy for moderate to severe depression and incorporating the experiences of their families and their therapists. Lauren was also involved in the SIPS Jr trial at King’s College London, developing and screening alcohol interventions for young people aged 14-17.  In her free time Lauren volunteers with Cruse Bereavement Care, providing counselling styled support for children, young people, and adults experiencing difficulties related to grief.

  • WorkPlan: The WorkPlan intervention targets known psychological factors within an intervention to improve work-related outcomes among cancer survivors. This study aims to evaluate this theoretically-led intervention in a feasibility study of a randomised controlled trial with a 12 month follow-up.