Dr Karin Carter

Dr Karin Carter

Dr Karin CarterAssistant Clinical Director

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  • Qualifications

    • BSc (Hons) Psychology
    • DPhil: Psychology
    • PgDip: Clinical Psychology
    • PgDip: Cognitive Therapy

  • Areas of Interest

    • Metacognitive Therapy
    • Attention Training Technique
    • Generalised Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    • PTSD and Depression in Children and Adults


Role: Clinical Psychologist (Chartered) and ADePT Assistant Clinical Director

Dr Karin Carter is an experienced Clinical Psychologist, CBT therapist, MCTI registered master-clinician and Metacognitive Therapy supervisor.


She completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology at The University of York and went on to earn a D. Phil from the same institution. She graduated from The Oxford Clinical Psychology training program. With more than 25 years of clinical practise in the NHS, Karin brings valuable experience in clinical practise to her role as assistant clinical director in the ADePT research unit.


Currently, Dr Karin Carter is employed at GMMH (Greater Manchester Mental Health), where she works in primary care psychological therapy services in Salford and Trafford. Her role is to provide therapy to patients with a range of mental health problems, including anxiety, depression, and stress. She has a particular interest in working with young people and her main role in ADePT is on the YoMeta project as a therapy supervisor.


Karin’s research interests include understanding how young people can be assisted in order to help reduce mental health vulnerability in adulthood. Her research contributions include work in the area of metacognitive therapy and the application of this approach in common mental health problems. Dr Carter has a long-standing interest in the Attention Training Technique and was one of the earliest researchers in evaluating this method.