Hi, I’m Dr Jolel.

I am a Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sunderland, Youtuber & Podcaster.


Consultation Clinic

With 15 years of experience, I  work with individuals and organisations to help them reach their full potential by applying psychological principles in the work they do. This includes mentoring, behaviour change and motivation.


I am a member of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce Division of Health Psychology British Psychological Society and Founder of the Mental Health charity 'Our Minds Matter' and hold various roles for a range of public bodies. 


If you would like help from me, then get in touch using the contact form. 

Teaching & Training

I am a Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sunderland and an approved Mental Health First Aid Instructor for MHFA England. I also offer bespoke teaching and training.


I have also worked in the HM Prison Service teaching motivational interviewing behaviour change techniques and goal setting for prisoners. I also deliver workshops both face to face and in virtual settings for local and national organisations.  


To find out how I can help you and your organisation why not drop me a message using the contact form. 

Research & Science Communication

I specialise in Mental Health in Faith communities and behaviour change interventions. My PhD research focused on evaluating a Physical Activity Intervention aimed at 20,000 residents. I have led and designed campaigns to reduce health inequalities and been a voice for underrepresented groups in academia. 


In my spare time, I interview a variety of experts of professional practice and or lived experience on my podcast called 'Psychology Cast'. To listen to the podcast click here 

If you have a research idea, maybe I can help or I know someone who can? Let me know and ill see what I can do.  If you would like to be a guest on my podcast, then get in touch using the form. 

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