Sarah Foster is a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge. She is employed at the University of Northumbria as a Graduate Tutor and is undertaking PhD research supervised by Dr Robbie Duschinsky (University of Cambridge) and Professor Greta Defeyter (University of Northumbria). Sarah holds a BA in Business Management and a BSc in Psychology. She has a background in applied qualitative research.
Sarah has a research interest in practice implications of attachment theory. Sarah’s PhD looks at the relevance of attachment concepts to social workers and clinical psychologists working with children and families.
Sarah teaches attachment theory and other psychological and sociological concepts to students on Social Work and Early Years degree courses at the University of Northumbria.
Sarah is convenor of the North East Attachment Special Interest Group: a forum for practitioners and academics to come together to consider the implications of attachment theory, research findings and assessments for practice.