Dr Kate Hefferon


NameDr Kate Hefferon
Job titleReader
Email addressk.hefferon@uel.ac.uk
Research institutePsychology

Research outputs

Taking an Embodied Approach to Posttraumatic Growth Research and Sport

Hefferon, K. and Kampman, H. 2020. Taking an Embodied Approach to Posttraumatic Growth Research and Sport. in: Wadey, R., Day, M. and Howells, K. (ed.) Growth Following Adversity in Sport: A Mechanism to Positive Change Routledge.

An insight into the impact of different sports on students aged 11- 12 years old in London

Beale, J., Wilson, Marcia and Hefferon, K. 2013. An insight into the impact of different sports on students aged 11- 12 years old in London. The International Positive Psychology Association 3rd World Congress on Positive Psychology. Los Angeles, USA 27 - 30 Jun 2013

Are there any differences in enjoyment, positive feelings and perceived competence after participation in sport in children with varying physical literacy

Wilson, Marcia, Beale, J. and Hefferon, K. 2014. Are there any differences in enjoyment, positive feelings and perceived competence after participation in sport in children with varying physical literacy. 19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Amsterdam, Netherlands 02 - 05 Jul 2014

Preliminary evaluation of a school-based resilience-promoting intervention in a high-risk population: Application of an exploratory two-cohort treatment/control design

Pluess, Michael, Boniwell, Ilona, Hefferon, K. and Tunariu, A. 2017. Preliminary evaluation of a school-based resilience-promoting intervention in a high-risk population: Application of an exploratory two-cohort treatment/control design. PLOS ONE. 12 (5), p. e0177191. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177191

Positive developmental psychology: A review of literature concerning well-being throughout the lifespan

Lomas, T., Hefferon, K. and Ivtzan, I. 2016. Positive developmental psychology: A review of literature concerning well-being throughout the lifespan. The Journal of Happiness & Well-Being. 4 (2), pp. 143-164.

‘Not like rose-tinted glasses… like taking a pair of dirty glasses off’: A pilot intervention using positive emotions in expressive writing

Hayes, Megan C. and Hefferon, K. 2015. ‘Not like rose-tinted glasses… like taking a pair of dirty glasses off’: A pilot intervention using positive emotions in expressive writing. International Journal of Wellbeing. 5 (4), pp. 78-95.

“I can do things now that people thought were impossible, actually, things that I thought were impossible”: A meta-synthesis of the qualitative findings on posttraumatic growth and severe physical injury.

Kampman, H., Hefferon, K., Wilson, M. and Beale, J. 2015. “I can do things now that people thought were impossible, actually, things that I thought were impossible”: A meta-synthesis of the qualitative findings on posttraumatic growth and severe physical injury. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne. 56 (3), pp. 283-294. https://doi.org/10.1037/cap0000031

The LIFE Model: A Meta-Theoretical Conceptual Map for Applied Positive Psychology

Lomas, T., Hefferon, K. and Ivtzan, I. 2014. The LIFE Model: A Meta-Theoretical Conceptual Map for Applied Positive Psychology. Journal of Happiness Studies.

Leaving it all behind to travel: venturing uncertainty as a means to personal growth and authenticity

Hirschorn, Sara and Hefferon, K. 2013. Leaving it all behind to travel: venturing uncertainty as a means to personal growth and authenticity. Journal of Humanistic Psychology. 53 (2).

The assessment needs to go hand-in-hand with the debriefing: the importance of a structured coaching debriefing in understanding and applying a positive psychology strengths assessment

Roche, Brenda and Hefferon, K. 2013. The assessment needs to go hand-in-hand with the debriefing: the importance of a structured coaching debriefing in understanding and applying a positive psychology strengths assessment. International Coaching Psychology Review. 8 (1), pp. 20-34.

Bringing back the body into positive psychology: the theory of corporeal posttraumatic growth in breast cancer survivorship

Hefferon, K. 2012. Bringing back the body into positive psychology: the theory of corporeal posttraumatic growth in breast cancer survivorship. Psychology. 3 (12A), pp. 1238-1242.
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