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Scott Macpherson
Title: Mr.
First Name: Scott
Surname: Macpherson
Position: Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing and European Link Teacher for Norway
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Scott has an MA in Psychology and has practiced as a CBT therapist since 2005. Scott worked in the field of Substance Use for over 11 years and retains a teaching interest in this area. His other teaching interests include cognitive behavioural therapy, spirituality, human rights and resilience. Scott is the School’s Erasmus+ link for partner institutions in Aalesund and Haugesund, Norway. Along with his colleague, Dan Warrender, Scott developed the Mental Health Movie Monthly initiative which uses the medium of film to engage students, professionals, service users and the general public in discussion around issues in mental health and well-being.

External / Professional Roles

External Examiner for the University of Hertfordshire

Publications

MACPHERSON, S., 2016. What recovery means to me. Glasgow: Scottish Recovery Network. Available from: http://www.scottishrecovery.net/resource/scott-macpherson-what-recovery-means-to-me/

MACPHERSON, S. and WARRENDER, D., 2017. Human rights in mental health.  In: D. COOPER, ed. Ethics in mental health-substance use.  London: Routledge.

Media Coverage

MACPHERSON, S. and WOOD, A., 2013. A sample and a script – Progress made and challenges ahead for opiate replacement therapy and other treatments. In: Fit for the Future? - Challenges of Meeting Emerging Needs. 28 November 2013. Aberdeen: NHS Grampian.

MACPHERSON, S., 2015. Using innovative teaching to challenge prejudice, stereotyping and labelling. In: HAMK Wellbeing International Week. 16-20 February 2015. Hameenlinna: Hämeen Ammattikorkeakoulou University of Applied Sciences.

MACPHERSON, S. and WARRENDER, D. 2016. Changing the Scene: Using the creative arts to explore and challenge stigma in mental health. In: HAMK Wellbeing International Week. 22-26 February 2016. Hameenlinna: Hämeen Ammattikorkeakoulou University of Applied Sciences.

MACPHERSON, S. and WARRENDER, D., 2016. Using experiential learning to challenge attitudes towards people with personality disorder and generate understanding of the patient experience. In: The Enterprising Teacher: learning and teaching conference. 4 May 2016. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

MACPHERSON, S. and WARRENDER, D., 2017. Mental health in the movies: Using film to explore and challenge stigma in mental health.  In: HAMK Wellbeing International Week. 20-24 February 2017. Hameenlinna: Hämeen Ammattikorkeakoulou University of Applied Sciences.

MACPHERSON, S., 2017.  The potential impact of feature film on behavior in nursing practice.  In: The 21st annual international philosophy of nursing conference: Revisiting the philosophy and practice of nursing research and scholarship.  31 August – 2 September 2017.  Worcester: University of Worcester.

Teaching Interests

  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Spirituality

Resilience